Thursday, July 19, 2018

That Capitalist Oppression In The Garment Factories Is Making Bangladesh Rich

We all know the opprobrium with which the right on view the garment factories in Bangladesh. Why, people are paid peanuts, mere tens of...

Here’s Hopeful – Elizabeth Holmes, Of The Theranos Fraud, Is Looking...

So, imagine you've just taken investors for a multi-billion ride through fraud and lies. What do you do next, given that you've been found...

Poundworld Into Administration – 5,000 Workers Released To Do Something More...

Poundworld has just gone into administration - excellent, that's 5,000 workers who have just been released to go and do something more useful. True,...

CVAs, House Of Fraser And The Death Of The High Street

Landlords are beginning - well, vocally at least - to complain about the use of CVAs in reducing rents on commercial properties. Company voluntary...

Alphabet’s – Google’s Parent Co – Shareholders Don’t Think Workforce Diversity...

One of the commonplaces de nos jours is that workforce diversity increases profits within a corporation. There are a couple of problems with this...

Here’s Your Higher Minimum Wage – McDonald’s To Install No Wage...

Concerning the minimum wage we still have our equivalent of economic flat earthers. Those who insist that if we raise the cost of labour...

How Wondrous, GMB Reports That UK Has Lost 600,000 Manufacturing Jobs

GMB is an amalgamation of various craft and industrial unions over the decades and as such can reasonably be regarded as having a concern...

Erdogan Closes Down Uber In Turkey – Missing The Point Of...

The Turkish President, Tayyip Erdogan, has just closed down Uber in that country. In the process he's shown, once again, that he doesn't really...

Trending News To Vanish From Facebook – That’s More Than One...

An interesting little - for aficionados of such stuff - story illustrating the similarity between a market economy and evolution itself. The point being...

THE METROPOLITANS — Episode Thirteen

A saga of everyday life in the Big L and a wry look at contemporary culture By Tony Carden   Episode Thirteen   Dancy moved across the conference room...