Category Archives: poverty

Just Sharing a Video – what do you think?

As I watched this short animation, I found myself predicting what the real figures would be, before they were presented and was somewhat shocked at how far out I was from the actual statistics. I’d be really interested to hear … Continue reading

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I Have a Dream – fifty years and counting

This is an unusual blog for me – I hope you find it interesting. On August 28 1963 Martin Luther King addressed nearly quarter of a million people at a rally in Washington. The message of this great speech and … Continue reading

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High Speed Trains and Yaks – benefits to a civilised society.

Last week I was stimulated by very different items in the media. On Monday, in the London Evening Standard, journalist Amol Rajan wrote an article under the headline “In this rich city my neighbour died in poverty, alone”. He described … Continue reading

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Freedom of Speech – by right or responsibility?

I have been burdened recently in writing this article; each time I get it finished, something else hits me, usually from the media that I think needs to be included – this morning I finally post it, completed, but in … Continue reading

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Claims for Unfair Dismissal – extending the qualifying period

The Conservative Party Conference is offering plenty of stimulation for bloggers and other writers with an interest in equality. This morning I read that George Osborne is proposing a change to employment law in respect of the amount of time … Continue reading

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Power and Inequality – an inescapable link

As in my work I never ceases to link power with inequality, I thought, in view of today’s ongoing news, that I would write a brief post about it – though I am not widely circulating it. We have all … Continue reading

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The Cost of War – a poverty issue!

This morning I was invited by some colleagues to join the March for the Alternative on Saturday. It is a TUC (Trades Union Congress) initiative against the UK government’s response to tackling the financial deficit faced by the country; extreme … Continue reading

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