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We Need a Shorter Workweek

If any Democratic presidential candidates are looking for the next big proposal to get one over on their rivals, the UK Labour Party just handed out a great idea: a 32-hour workweek, or the equivalent of four days a week for people who currently work eight hours a day.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Jewish Professor’s Office Vandalized By Anti-Semites

Professor Elizabeth Midlarsky had her office at New York’s Columbia Teachers’ College vandalized with Nazi swastikas this week. She also found the Jewish slur “Yid” painted on her office door.  Midlarsky, who has applied her training as a clinical psychologist to the field of Holocaust … Continue reading

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Movie Russia Doesn’t Want You To See

Having satirized British politics (The Thick of It/In the Loop) and American politics (the multiple Emmy-award-winning Veep), Armando Iannucci has now brought his hammer – and sickle – down on Mother Russia in The Death of Stalin, a farce that not only lives up to his previous work, but goes even …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Glastonbury responds to zero-hours contract controversy

Glastonbury, the UK’s venerable festival, has been under fire as of late for claims of exploitation of their workers. There are claims that organizers of the large scale festival employed workers nationwide for a simple job — litter picking. After a mere two days of work picking trash, nearly 700 were laid off, after the impression […]

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Glastonbury responds to zero-hours contract controversy

Glastonbury, the UK’s venerable festival, has been under fire as of late for claims of exploitation of their workers. There are claims that organizers of the large scale festival employed workers nationwide for a simple job — litter picking. After a mere two days of work picking trash, nearly 700 were laid off, after the impression […]

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Glastonbury under fire for accusations of exploiting workers

England’s Glastonbury festival is currently mired in controversy for accusations of worker exploitation in its aftermath. The Independent reports that the event’s organizers “hired hundreds of workers from across Europe on zero hours contracts and then fired them after just two days.”The iconic festival has been held since the 1970s on founder Michael Eavis’ extensive farm property […]

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Matt Taibbi Declares Centrism Dead, The French Have Other Ideas

In the wake of Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party’s victory over Theresa May and her Tories in England, some liberals who either sided with, or had sympathy with, the American far left, were quick to re-litigate the Democratic primaries:Corbyn and Labor gained 29 seats in Parliament, the party’s …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Jeremy Corbyn will introduce Run The Jewels at Glastonbury 2017

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn will be making an appearance at this year’s Glastonbury Festival, where he will introduce American hip hop super group Run The Jewels. The duo, who have previously voiced their support for Corbyn, were similarly introduced by a recorded video of Bernie Sanders at Coachella 2016.In a recent interview with the Guardian, […]

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Jeremy Corbyn Puts the British Establishment on Notice With Astonishing Comeback

British prime minister Theresa May called a snap election after only 11 months as leader of the Conservative Party in a moment of what many will now call madness. May confidently gambled that she could in one fell swoop destroy what was left of the Labour Party, consolidate power in her party and …Continue reading […]

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Britain and the World Needs Jeremy Corbyn, Not a Trump Lackey Like Theresa May

Today, global politics is in turmoil with several dangerous heads of major states actively trying to increase the likelihood of conflict. As Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, Rodrigo Duerte and Kim Jong Un ramp up rhetoric against other countries, their own citizens, and even allies, there is a …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Theresa May’s Algorithm

by Daniel JamesHow the UK voting public respond to Theresa May’s calculated decision not to appear in the leader’s debate will give us an interesting insight into how humans more generally might react to the affront of being made irrelevant by artificial intelligence.Le me explain my point by …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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