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A friend will help you move...

Have you heard the saying “A friend will help you move, a real friend will help you move a body”?

How about moving continents.  Or at least between them.   140 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge - Motion

Spring Migration of Snow and Canada Geese in Eastern Ontario


Forced Labor and Labor Exploitation: The Underbelly of Fashion in L.A.

Representatives from the U.S. Department of Labor spoke at a conference at UCLA School of Law today about the labor exploitation in the L.A. garment industry, as the Wage and Hour Division found in 2014 more than $3 million in unpaid wages for 1,549 workers in the garment industry of Southern California. 289 more words


John Christopher Hickson (1848-1945)

Donald Robinson, a former Archbishop of Sydney, writes (around 1960):

The Hicksons were an old Protestant family whose Hickson forebears had crossed to Ireland from England in the time of Cromwell.

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Desperate for a way out

“A tragedy of epic proportions” — that’s how the International Organization for Migration describes what’s been happening to the migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean this year. 1,301 more words

Pregnant women among African migrants trying to cross sea to Europe

It took one Somali woman seven months and 4,000 miles to trek to Libya. From there, she hoped to cross the Mediterranean Sea so her baby could be born in Europe. 180 more words


Bristol Radical History Zone - Hydra Books (25th April 2015)


12-1 Merilyn Moos: Siegi Moos and the Anti-Nazi Movement in pre-War Germany (author talk)

Talk by the author of Beaten but not Defeated about her father, the German anti-Nazi Siegi Moos. 385 more words

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