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May 10, 2017
8 hours labour, 8 hours recreation, 8 hours rest

Long work hours don't work for people or the planet

David Suzuki
We work the same hours as 20th century labourers, depleting Earth's resources to produce more goods that we keep working to buy, use and replace in a seemingly endless consumer cycle.
Podcast
Apr 20, 2017
Jessica Sikora, John Clarke, Avi Lewis, Guy Caron and Josephine Grey

Universal basic income: Yea or nay?

Needs No Introduction
Will a guaranteed basic income release people from the poverty trap or keep them in it? A spirited debate exploring the issues from both sides and all points between.
Podcast
Mar 11, 2017
Lacquerware factory works in Bagan, Myanmar

Workers organizing in Myanmar

Asia Pacific Currents
Update on Park Geun-hye's impeachment in South Korea, the sentencing of Maruti Suzuki workers, and the situation for workers in Myanmar.
Blog
Jan 25, 2017
Sleeping at work

We need to work less to live better

David Suzuki
A lot needs to be done to reform our economic systems and to address critical issues like pollution and climate change. Reducing work hours is one way to make substantial gains.
Podcast
Dec 16, 2016

How the labour movement fared in 2016

Asia Pacific Currents
Labour updates of workers' struggles from the Asia-Pacific region and a discussion of labour struggles in 2016.
Podcast
Oct 10, 2016
Image: Flickr/bobafred

Major Honda strike in northern India continuing

Asia Pacific Currents
Labour updates of workers' struggles from the Asia-Pacific region and interview with Shivani, union organizer, on the continuing Honda protests.

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