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As well as both being professional comedians, Stuart Goldsmith and Sindhu Vee have two other big things in common: they a) are both parents and b) have no idea how to be parents. But hey, does anyone? In this show, the acclaimed host of The Comedian’s Comedian Podcast and the writer/creator of BBC Radio 4's Sindhustan try to find out, seeking the advice of notable parents and experts on how to cope with parenthood, exploring the sacrifices, choices and mistakes made along the way. Light-hear ...
 
A collection of Kiwi Mums & Dads sharing their Pregnancy and Birth tales, giving a snapshot of birthing experiences in New Zealand. This podcast has been created to share a range of birth stories informing, supporting and comforting families - to be, new or seasoned. You'll likely laugh, cry and learn something new while finding common experiences with these Kiwi Families.
 
Wulira! is a labour of love by a group of women to create a media product we wished we had access to when we were younger. There will be a lot of history, politics and incredible hope for Uganda. Co-hosts: Jacky Kemigisa and Godiva Akullo Producer: The Duuka Research: Rebecca Rwakabukoza Soundtrack: Wana Benjamin (Afrie, for first 10 episodes) With support from FRIDA Young Feminist Fund, AWDF and Open Society Initiative for East Africa
 
Social Europe Podcast contributes to the public policy discussions addressing the most pressing political and economic issues of our time. We use the values of freedom, sustainability and equality as the foundation on which we examine issues in politics, economy and employment & labour. We are committed to publishing cutting-edge thinking and new ideas from the most thought-provoking people.
 
Welcome to the Blakes Employment & Labour Podcast series, presented by the National Employment & Labour group at Blake, Cassels & Graydon. During each episode, we will be discussing important legal issues that face employers in Canada today. As an employer, if you have any questions, please reach out to any of the Employment & Labour lawyers found on www.blakes.com
 
Orignally written as a series of newspaper articles in 1847, Wage-Labour and Capital was intended to give a short overview, for popular consumption, of Marx’s central threories regarding the economic relationships between workers and capitalists. These theories outlined include the Marxian form of the Labour Theory of Value, which distinguishes “labour” from “labour-power”, and the Theory of Concentration of Capital, which states that capitalism tends towards the creation of monopolies and t ...
 
Coronavirus! Climate! Brexit! Trump! Politics has never been more unpredictable, more alarming or more interesting: Talking Politics is the podcast that tries to make sense of it all. Every week David Runciman and Helen Thompson talk to the most interesting people around about the ideas and events that shape our world: from history to economics, from philosophy to fiction. What does the future hold? Can democracy survive? How crazy will it get? This is the political conversation that matters ...
 
Labour News is a weekly showcase for what labour unions strive to do on behalf of all working people, young and old, including the unorganized, the unemployed, the injured and those with disabilities. It records their struggles, their victories and their defeats, but above all it voices their determination to create a better, fairer world. Never forget that 'without our brain and muscle, not a single wheel would turn!'
 
Gowling WLG's employment, labour & equality experts discuss the latest developments. NOT LEGAL ADVICE. Information made available on this website in any form is for information purposes only. It is not, and should not be taken as, legal advice. You should not rely on, or take or fail to take any action based upon this information. Never disregard professional legal advice or delay in seeking legal advice because of something you have read on this website. Gowling WLG professionals will be pl ...
 
This series of podcasts was produced by the Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario (RCCAO) to raise awareness of the vital issues affecting the residential and civil sectors of the construction industry in Ontario. RCCAO is a unique alliance of construction labour and management groups. Members of the alliance build the homes, transportation networks and water systems that are of critical importance to the living standards of Ontario residents and businesses. RCCAO's research ...
 
A five-part series hosted by new member of the party Holly Rigby with regular guest, long-time Labour member and University of East London academic Jeremy Gilbert. Each episode deals with the big issues facing the Labour Party today, and asks what can be learnt from the history of the party. The series is intended to help the hundreds of thousands of new Labour members and supporters to understand the party and engage with it. Supported by Compass, a home for those who want to build and be p ...
 
Marxist analysis and theory, brought to you by Socialist Appeal - the Marxist voice of Labour and youth. Providing regular talks and discussions from www.socialist.net. Follow the Socialist Appeal video channel on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/SocialistNet1917
 
Brought to you by Canadian Dimension magazine, Alert! covers politics, economics, issues of social and environmental justice; features interviews, commentaries, profiles of people in the news; has features on music, media, the arts; as well as special shows dedicated to new ideas or significant events.
 
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Comedian Josie Long brings her immense positivity to Child Labour and wows Stuart and Sindhu with her take on smiling as the world burns around you, smiling as your eyes burn due to lack of sleep, and smiling in anticipation of her sinister phase two...We would love to hear from you, so tweet us! Sindhu @SindhuVFunny or Stuart @ComComPod, and inclu…
 
With her 1974 study The Sociology of Housework, Ann Oakley offered a comprehensive sociological study of women’s work in the home. Analysing interviews with urban housewives, she found that most women, regardless of class, were dissatisfied with housework. It was a finding that contrasted with prevailing perspectives, and a study that challenged th…
 
Sanctions are tightening around the Chinese province amid suspicions of forced labour. Western firms that are reliant on the region’s cotton and other commodities are in a bind. The pandemic has shown the merits of some governments’ digitised bureaucracies, but rushing the digital shift comes with risks. And how Canada’s border closures threaten a …
 
In the latest from our special interview series, the FT's Sebastian Payne talks to Bridget Phillipson, Labour's shadow chief secretary to the Treasury, about the government's economic recovery plan, and how Labour would approach it differently. Plus, how the party plans to regain support across the north of England and why it needs to move beyond t…
 
The 1945 Labour Government - an introduction by Mark Catterall to what lead to the election victory and what socialists today can learn from it. From a meeting in May 2020. Upcoming meetings: https://workersliberty.org/meetingsVideo: https://workersliberty.org/story/2020-09-07/video-1945-labour-government-causes-and-lessons…
 
BC Federation of Labour President (Laird Cronk) and Secretary-Treasurer (Sussanne Skidmore) join Carlos to talk about Labour Day 2020, the work the BCFED is doing and has been going to advocate for workers during COVID and much much more! Please follow @bcfed to find out more about the work they do and also follow Sussanne (@SussanneRS) and Laird (…
 
What role has organised labour played in anti-racist and civil rights struggles, past and present? We look at recent actions by workers and unions as part of the Black Lives Matter movement, and the historic role of black workers' organisers and socialists in the US civil rights struggle. We also discuss the unfortunate presence in the US labour mo…
 
China is accused of detaining millions of people from the Uighur ethnic minority and forcing them to work in factories. Pressure is mounting on foreign businesses to ensure material they source from China does not benefit from that forced labour. Alison Killing, an architect and investigator has found that 268 detention facilities have been built i…
 
This week we had the pleasure of chatting to Helly Acton, author of debut novel The Shelf. The Shelf follows protagonist Amy, who is unceremoniously dumped by her boyfriend on a new reality TV show and tasked, alongside six other contestants, to complete challenges that'll turn her into a 'keeper' and win the show. We had a great time listening to …
 
Hello! How can we ensure essential workers are at the heart of policymaking? Here’s an idea that could change our way of doing things: it’s called the everyday or foundational economy. Care assistant Chika and GMB social care lead Kelly tell us what recent months have been like for those on the frontline. Prof Karel Williams explains what the 'foun…
 
Solidarity 563, 16 September 2020, part 1 of 3, pages 1 to 6. Articles include:Virus: indict the ToriesLabour avoids politicsSchools: build health and safety committeesUniversities return: fight for control!Forward to Comrade Johnson's Five Year Plan!Brexit, the Tories, Labour: what sort of “State Aid”?Activists need better tools than FacebookGMB: …
 
Steve and Cory talk about the uses of algorithms in forming public policy and how they've inadvertently fuelled the rise of conspiracy theorists like QAnon. The blog Cory references is: https://www.eugenewei.com/blog/2020/8/3/tiktok-and-the-sorting-hat Support us on Patreon.com/NotEnoughChampagne James Cram designed our logo and Dave Depper compose…
 
We are joined by Oumar Salifou of the Is This For Real? podcast to talk about Edmonton Police's militarized hardware show and tell, the media's poor coverage of police and the upcoming Police Act review. If you like this podcast and you want to support it go to https://www.theprogressreport.ca/patrons and become a monthly patron! Further reading: E…
 
In the final episode of this series, Alan Woods explains how Oliver Cromwell - a man who embodied the contradictions of his class - went from revolutionary to counter-revolutionary; how a revolution that overthrew the monarchy ended in its restoration and the lessons of these events for revolutionaries today.…
 
Thailand is bracing for a large anti-government protest, with some of the anger directed at the usually-revered monarchy. Some fear that the establishment’s patience will snap, with bloody results. Freemasonry has been one of the most contagious ideas of the modern age, spreading to every corner of the world. But the number of masons is shrinking. …
 
The West Coast wildfires have lifted climate change to the top of the campaign agenda, but will it actually shift any votes? It highlights one of sharpest policy contrasts between the two presidential candidates - with Donald Trump questioning whether global warming is even a threat, while Joe Biden has a detailed $2.5 trillion plan to decarbonise …
 
Adam Allnutt, Chair of the Young Fabians, joins us this week to talk about the great things that have been achieved over the past year in the Young Fabians as well as some history of the society, the rise of Fabianism and what opportunities the future holds for the Young Fabians in light of the change in Labour Party leadership. Speakers: Adam Alln…
 
More than a million former felons in Florida regained the right to vote in 2018. Last week, many of them lost it again. We look at the barriers to voting in America. Colombia’s militarised police force are khaki-klad, poorly paid and heavy-handed. A case of police brutality has now provoked big protests and calls for reform. And in the Netherlands,…
 
Will the elections usher in a sea-change in economic thinking, after 40 years dominated by small government conservatism?Manuela Saragosa speaks to one small government conservative - Ramesh Ponnuru of the American Enterprise Institute - who says people like him no longer have a home in either of the main political parties. Economist James Galbrait…
 
What is called Venture Capital is most of the time actually Venture Equity – the predominant funding model for Startups/ScaleUps. But in many sectors, Fintech included, some UnlistedCos are Very large – valuations in the billions. These are no small companies. Traditional corporate finance theory says (correctly) that equity is expensive and should…
 
David talks to the American historian Jill Lepore about the damage new technology can do to democracy, from the 1960s to the present. Who first tried to manipulate the minds of the electorate? Where did the money come from? What happened when the same technology was applied to fighting the Vietnam War? Plus we discuss US presidential elections from…
 
Guardian — Jessica Elgot and John Crace discuss the Covid testing catastrophe and Angela Rayner’s PMQs debut. Rory Carroll and Katy Hayward discuss the future for Northern Irish politics. Plus, Rajeev Syal speaks with the new head of the Whitehall spending watchdog, Gareth Davies. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/politicsp…
 
CEO Society – Laurie Taylor talks to Peter Bloom, Head of the Department of People and Organisations at the Open University and author of a new book which asks why corporate leaders such as Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg have become cultural icons of the 21st century. Also, how did productivity emerge as a way of thinking about job performance? Mel…
 
In this talk from the recent International Marxist University, Jack Halinski-Fitzpatrick - the director of Wellred Books, the official bookshop of the IMT - discusses the Marxist solution to climate change. Visit podcast.marxist.com/ for the full recordings.Capitalism’s rampant exploitation of the earth’s resources is wreaking havoc on the natural …
 
Belarus dictator, Alexander Lukashenko, has travelled to Sochi amid major protests at home to ask Vladimir Putin for help. We examine whether he will get it—and what the price might be. The possible discovery of phosphine in the atmosphere of Venus could be a tantalising hint of life beyond Earth. And K-Pop, marred by sexual abuse scandals, is shed…
 
President Trump's crackdown on immigrants is popular with his core voters, but less so with corporate America.Manuela Saragosa asks whether this nation of immigrants is about to vote to close the door to the American Dream for millions of foreigners. Among them are Indian IT workers who have been left in limbo by the sudden suspension of H-1B visas…
 
In episode 95 of Kiwi Birth Tales I speak with Emily about her two pregnancy and birth stories. Emily first talks us through her unexplained infertility journey, falling pregnant spontaneously after 1.5 years, Emily is also a Midwife so it is interesting hearing about this from her perspective. Emily gave birth at 36 weeks to Harry, she had planned…
 
“I was astonished by the experience of standing there, where the two oceans met. I knew at that very moment this would be my concept: the meeting of worlds". Okwui Enwezor.For centuries, the art establishment had been defined and dictated by predominantly white, wealthy, western critics and curators. Then in the early 90’s a young man who was born …
 
Japan’s new prime minister will be Yoshihide Suga, the son of a strawberry farmer from the country’s rural north. We look at whether he can step into the shoes of Abe Shinzo and revive Japan’s troubled economy. America may be leaving the World Health Organisation, but the institution has handled the pandemic well. And the standing of dogs in Islam …
 
Voters will soon decide who will be the next President of the United States, with healthcare – both the Coronavirus response and health coverage in general - being one of the most important issues. We'll hear from one American cancer survivor who lost their coverage during the crisis, and the director of a Missouri hospital on the challenges they'v…
 
Hello and welcome back. This is Episode 12 of The Kick In The Cast Podcast, which is also available on its own site. However, for the duration of the re-release of ‘Outcast,’ I’ll be cross-posting each new chapter here as well. In today’s chapter, Dalan begins his first day of work at the Karalla City Port Authority, and soon learns that no matter …
 
Solidarity 562, 9 September 2020, part 3 of 3, page 12 to the end (includes inside and back pages). Articles include:GMB: democracy vs Regional SecretariesTories lurch towards No DealDiary of an engineer: Slow daysStop this deportation!Prepare to fight Tube cutsDeliveroo: against sackingsThe 80% gesture (John Moloney's column)Young Labour: democrac…
 
The pandemic has been a giant experiment in working from home. We examine whether workers are happier and more productive using Zoom in their pyjamas than commuting in a suit. In the southern hemisphere, the seasonal flu seems to have faded, as a happy byproduct of lockdown and social distancing. And an obituary for one of Pol Pot’s murderous lieut…
 
Tensions with China have simmered for the past three years ever since President Trump initiated the so-called trade war.As Ed Butler hears from tech analyst Dan Wang, the trade war could prove a death sentence for Huawei, one of China's highest-profile firms. So what is likely to change after the US election, depending on who wins? Not much, says C…
 
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