Cultural Anthropology: get your students doing fieldwork

Cultural Anthropology: get your students doing fieldwork

Field work is really the unique strategy that anthropologists use to understand the world. We hang out with people. We try to understand their lives from the inside. We do participant observation. We take careful notes. We listen. And we try to analyze the patterns of people’s lives. It’s really central to becoming anthropologists, this […]

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Community Means to Me

Community Means to Me

Community means your neighbors or your family or the library that’s close by or your school that’s close by. Cause it’s actually the whole entire earth. Because people are in the rain forest need to have trees that give us oxygen and medicine and other stuff. They don’t know that, so I … If they […]

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Can Universal Basic Income End Our Cultural Obsession With Work? | Philosopher Andrew Taggart

Can Universal Basic Income End Our Cultural Obsession With Work? | Philosopher Andrew Taggart

‘Total work’ was a term coined by Josef Pieper, a lesser known German philosopher from the 20th century, and he was concerned that after World War II there would be a time of total work. By that I take him to mean that work comes to be the center around which the world turns. Human […]

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What is community Service leave?

What is community Service leave?

What is community service leave? There are two types of community service leave that employees in Australia can take. They can take time off from work for jury service or if they are a volunteer to help during an emergency or natural disaster. During an emergency all employees who are members of a recognised emergency […]

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Cross-Cultural Trust | SMU Research

Cross-Cultural Trust | SMU Research

I am Tan Hwee Hoon, I’m an Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour Human Resource Management at the Lee Kong Chian School of Business at the Singapore Management University. My area of research is trust in the workplace, and I’m very interested in why people trust, how people trust, and what the implications are for organisations […]

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Rand Paul introduces National Right to Work Act to end forced union dues for workers

Rand Paul introduces National Right to Work Act to end forced union dues for workers

3 BRAD– WELCOME BACK — SENATOR RAND PAUL INTRODUCES NATIONAL RIGHT TO WORK ACT TO END FORCED UNION DUES FOR WORKERS SHELLEY– MONDAY NIGHT, SENATOR RAND PAUL INTRODUCED THE NATIONAL RIGHT TO WORK ACT IN THE UNITED STATES SENATE. THE ONE-PAGE BILL WOULD END BIG LABOR’S FEDERALLY AUTHORIZED POWER TO

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Quit social media | Dr. Cal Newport | TEDxTysons

Quit social media | Dr. Cal Newport | TEDxTysons

Translator: Peter van de Ven Reviewer: Denise RQ You probably don’t realize that right now, you’re actually looking at something quite rare. Because I am a millennial computer scientist book author standing on a TEDx stage, and yet, I’ve never had a social media account. How this happened was actually somewhat random. Social media first […]

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Janus v. AFSCME: Can teachers unions be saved? | WHAT IF?

Janus v. AFSCME: Can teachers unions be saved? | WHAT IF?

In the spring of 2018, teachers unions had a wave of victories with a string of red state strikes, but summer brought a major defeat when the Supreme Court ruled in Janus v. AFSCME that agency fees are unconstitutional. Before Janus, some states compelled non-union teachers to pay an agency fee to the union that […]

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We Are A Union that Works

We Are A Union that Works

(chanting) – [Narrator] Life, it’s gotten pretty tough. Seems like everyone’s working harder, and making less. Take a look around. Closed factories, crumbling bridges, the endless search for work, schools falling apart, the everyday struggle just to make ends meet. How did we get to the point where we’re choosing medicine over food? Where our […]

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Community trade union Conference video – Torquay 2017

Community trade union Conference video – Torquay 2017

Community The modern union for a changing world Our union has thousands of members All across the UK Working in different industries I am a shoemaker I am a charity worker I’m a freelancer I sort out post I am a steelworker I work in politics I am a route machinist I work in logistics […]

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