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THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: Tackling Loneliness: For Love, Money or Qualifications

Two stories in the news this week caught my eye.  The first was really an OpEd in the Guardian (UK) paper, penned by the Head of Policy at a very good charity for the deaf/blind called SENSE.

Sue Brown titled her piece “Tackling Loneliness is a Job for Professionals, Not Just Neighbours.”  Anyone following social . . . → Read More: THE CAREGIVERS’ LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: Tackling Loneliness: For Love, Money or Qualifications

Politics and its Discontents: A Corporate Fantasy Fulfilled

While much has been written of late about the proliferation of precarious work and unpaid internships, the latter the perfect opportunity for employers to exploit the desperation of young people, it may come as a surprise to some that even The Atlantic is expecting the same from many of its writers. Recommend this Post . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: A Corporate Fantasy Fulfilled

Politics and its Discontents: Fact-Checkers Be Damned

It would be comforting to think that the disdain for facts apparent in the current U.S. Presidential campaign ads were confined to that country. Unfortunately, experience with the Harper propaganda machine suggests otherwise.

H/t Ryan McGreal Recommend this Post . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: Fact-Checkers Be Damned