Human Rights Jesus Wept Middle East

Something often forgotten: Jesus too was an asylum seeker

mostlysignssomeportents: Across the rich world, this decade has seen the rise of increasingly fierce anti-immigrant sentiment, much of it from self-identified Christians – as you recount the Christmas story this year, remember that Mary and Joseph fled religious persecution and sought asylum in a rich country, which took them in. As Woody Guthrie sang: “If […]

Big Business Economy

The Exploitation Economy

Which is exactly what it’s not called, because that’d be far too honest. Instead, it’s proclaimed as the new ‘sharing economy’, where everyone can work as much as they need, hours are casual to suit you, you’re a ‘partner’ not an employee! Pure bull. It’s yet another way that capital accumulates capital, and exploits whomever […]