Monthly Archives: August 2013

Two-tier workforce condemning millions to low-paid jobs, study warns

Two-tier workforce condemning millions to low-paid jobs, study warns Gap between high- and low-paid jobs in UK is growing despite signs of economic recovery, according to new report In 2013, more than one in three (37%) new employees are entering … Continue reading

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David Cameron’s No 10 isn’t a patch on Tony Blair’s

The parliamentary call to arms over Syria was doomed from the start What was David Cameron thinking? He put his authority on the line – and he lost it. According to academics, this is the first time since the mid-19th … Continue reading

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The Right to the City in an Era of Austerity (1973-2014): Perspectives on the Past, Present, and Future of Urban Democracy in the United States and Great Britain

The Right to the City in an Era of Austerity (1973-2014): Perspectives on the Past, Present, and Future of Urban Democracy in the United States and Great Britain An International Conference Organized by the Research Center Monde Anglophone: Politiques et … Continue reading

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Make your voice heard on exploitative zero hours contracts

Make your voice heard on exploitative zero hours contracts MPs will debate the issue of zero hours contracts on Wednesday 4 September. The rise of zero hours contracts in the workplace is the latest attack on workers’ rights and dignity. … Continue reading

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TOP NEWS Obama seeks Syria strike with Congress’ approval August 31, 2013

Facing resistance at home and abroad about the prospect of a U.S. attack on Syria, President Obama said Saturday that he has decided the U.S. should take military action on the Syrian regime in retaliation for its use of chemical … Continue reading

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U.S. spy agencies mounted 231 offensive cyber-operations in 2011, documents show

U.S. intelligence services carried out 231 offensive cyber-operations in 2011, the leading edge of a clandestine campaign that embraces the Internet as a theater of spying, sabotage and war, according to top-secret documents obtained by The Washington Post. That disclosure, … Continue reading

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London’s Young Offender Institution is one of the scariest prisons in Britain

London’s Young Offender Institution is one of the scariest prisons in Britain In 1991, a 15-year-old boy from Great Yarmouth was sent to Feltham Prison in West London, about 200 miles from his home, for 188 days. His name was … Continue reading

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