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Hello wonderful people, We got another exciting week filled with inspiring and productive events that we think you may be interested in; but before we divulge those details do you mind if i hijack your attention for 30 seconds to try and persuade you to take action? Fracking is a fairly dangerous, incredibly destructive, and [...]
Written by Joel Sharples Saturday, 05 November 2011 18:57 (written for the Student Student newspaper) What lies beneah When students begin ploughing £36,000 into the Edinburgh University coffers next September they will no doubt expect that this money is used in a responsible way. The university’s Socially Responsible Investment policy and its Climate Action [...]
A quick update about a very exciting project that one of our own members is involved with. The New Leaf Co-op, a newly formed workers’ co-op made up of some old P&Pers and other great folk, will be having a re-fit adventure this week. Even if you can’t lend a hand, you should check them [...]
Over a year ago, PT Kizone, a factory in Indonesia, was shut down when its owner fled the country. The factory owed its workers more than $3.4 million in redundancy money. Every other company that used the factory paid up – except adidas, who have left a gaping hole of $1.8 million in the pockets of Indonesian workers.
Recently, workers rejected adidas’s food vouchers. Nobody can live and house their families on food vouchers. Adidas can present themselves as humanitarians, but they must respect these workers’ fundamental rights.