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offsite link Popularity of St. Jacinda?s Party Soars After Her Resignation Tue Jan 31, 2023 17:09 | Will Jones
Two major polls on Tuesday showed that New Zealand's Labour jumped five percentage points following Jacinda Ardern's shock resignation. Kiwis are glad to see the back of her too, it seems.
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offsite link Elderly Vaccination Saved Lives in East Asia Tue Jan 31, 2023 13:00 | Noah Carl
South Korea saw a large spike in excess mortality even after 90% of over 80s were double-vaccinated. Yet Hong Kong saw an even greater spike. And there, less than 30% of over 80s were double-vaccinated.
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offsite link Elite Billionaire Foundations Fund Wave of Green Climate Propaganda Flooding into British Schools Tue Jan 31, 2023 11:00 | Chris Morrison
Climate change misinformation is flooding into British schools, funded by elite billionaires. Children are being taught to write letters to policymakers claiming ?our house is on fire? in the style of Greta Thunberg.
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offsite link The JCVI is Right to Withdraw Boosters for Under-50s, But It?s Still Spinning the Stats Tue Jan 31, 2023 07:00 | Amanuensis
While it's welcome that the JCVI has finally ended boosters for under-50s, the data the decision is based on are still skewed towards the vaccines. And why did it take three months to let us know?
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Waterford Crystal Workers Occupy Deloitte head Office in Dublin

category national | worker & community struggles and protests | news report author Wednesday February 04, 2009 19:20author by Paula Geraghtyauthor email mspgeraghty at yahoo dot ieauthor phone 0876101340 Report this post to the editors

Video of occupation

‘The people of Waterford have decided that they’re not serfs.’

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Tuesday, 3rd February, 14 workers came up from Waterford Crystal to get a meeting with Deloitte Management, who now are in control of the company. They sacked 600 workers by letter last Friday. Tony Hogan, one of the reps, announced that ‘We won’t be leaving this office for some time.’

One Garda, while trying to negotiate the workers out of the foyer, rather politically said of their tactics ‘it didn’t work for Shell and it won’t work for you’. The same Garda bizarrely accused the reps of 600 sacked workers of not taking part of ‘ giving and taking’. He also said that they couldn’t come in to a workplace without making an appointment. However another Waterford worker pointed out that Deloitte management ‘came into my workplace and sacked me and ruined my life’.

This is the first time that senior management met Waterford Workers that they had sacked by letter.

The video is 6 mins long.

The video is a fantastic account of workers action and democracy, and the art of negotiation.

Images and Film are copyright

Related Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rcJ754slNNE

They wouldn't even offer us a cup of tea!
They wouldn't even offer us a cup of tea!

Reception staff removed anything that wasn't nailed down, Waterford crystal workers reminded them  that they were not the thieves.
Reception staff removed anything that wasn't nailed down, Waterford crystal workers reminded them that they were not the thieves.

Believe it or not this is from the Deloitte prediction report for 2009!
Believe it or not this is from the Deloitte prediction report for 2009!

Worker's democracy in action
Worker's democracy in action

The workers, United, will never be defeated!
The workers, United, will never be defeated!

Caption: Video Id: rcJ754slNNE Type: Youtube Video
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 #   Title   Author   Date 
   Glass Struggle of Waterford Wedgewood     Michael    Wed Feb 04, 2009 19:43 
   Best of luck to the Workers!     Brian H    Wed Feb 04, 2009 23:17 
   A Salute     Maura Harrington    Thu Feb 05, 2009 00:34 
   Fair Play     neptune    Thu Feb 05, 2009 17:47 
   well done     francis hughes    Thu Feb 05, 2009 21:48 
   Fair play and solidarity!     Starstruck    Thu Feb 05, 2009 22:28 
   best of luck lads.     DonalÓF- WSM/nuim FEE (both pers cap)    Fri Feb 06, 2009 19:37 


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