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Sacked for reading a book during break

London’s poorest workers routinely face abuses of their rights. Joe Trapido reports on a new initiative to help them fight back.…

  • Wed Aug 17 09:52:01 2016
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Don't force teachers to work until they drop

Take subsidized pensions away from private school staff so well-deserving state-sector teachers can knock off early, says New Internationalist’s Chris Brazier.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Stepping back to civilize ourselves

Spring is in the air. Mari Marcel Thekaekara reflects on work cycles, days off work, and those who don't own their souls anymore.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Wherever you go you take your ancestors with you

Hadani Ditmars is reminded of these wise words as she prepares to move continents.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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All work and no play

19 per cent of US babies have a television in their bedroom… but should we care?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Sun, sea, salt... and exploitation in the ports of the Philippines

Poor pay, polluted air, dangerous conditions. It’s a familiar story for the country’s port workers, says Iris Gonzales.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Why are Kenyan boys resorting to sex work?

Sidi Sarro reports from coastal resort Mombasa where society turns a blind eye to widespread child prostitution.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The true cost of your cup of tea

Sri Lankan tea pickers remain in a caste system that binds them to extreme poverty, says Marco Picardi.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Government forced to back down on workfare

Campaigners have won a temporary reprieve, but the fight to end ‘forced labour’ continues. Izzy Köksal reports.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Pay your interns!

As a campaign is launched to stop the exploitation of interns, office manager Anna Weston explains the paid internship programme at New Internationalist.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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