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On freedom, perspective, and privilege

This weekend we’ll grill up sausages and hamburgers and, if we’re lucky, some of those special sausages with the cheese inside. Cheddar *does* make them better (beddar?). 527 more words



But I would walk 500 miles…’ You should have seen us today, my beautiful niece and me. We hadn’t seen each other for a few weeks – my fault given end of school year madness and a wee candidacy campaign to organise – but there we were, bopping about together, as I taught her my famous dance moves to The Proclaimers’ 500 miles. 345 more words


The 'new normal' in America's job market

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even after another month of strong hiring in June and a sinking unemployment rate, the U.S. job market just isn’t what it used to be. 926 more words

Unemployment, Divorce & Hubris

When she left him, he didn’t care too much:
His marriage wasn’t what he was about.
Instead, there was his working life. And such
Was all the weight he placed there, beyond doubt. 86 more words

Original Poems

Acceptable Accommodation?

This is the cramped space we had to live in for 8 years in England before we were put in low-income housing shortly before I started my journey to save my family from poverty.  935 more words

Veterans Children Surviving

Black Unemployment Rate Falls Slightly In June, Still Nearly Double The Rate For Whites

The Black unemployment rate is nearly double the national rate and twice as high as that for Whites, even as the economy added 222,000 jobs in June, according to figures released by… 241 more words