Category Archive: Information

Working day and work hours : over-work is a slow killer!

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series 8 hours work day

“By an unlimited extension of the working-day, you may in one day use up a quantity of labour-power greater than I can restore in three. What you gain in labour I lose in substance.”

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Layoffs & Employee Rights : Senior Lawyer Balan Haridas – Video

In this speech Mr. Balan explains the salient points of Industrial Dispute Act and other laws related to rights of workmen including IT/ITES employees. What role does the Shops and Establishments Act play? Will joining a Trade Union lead to job loss? Will an agreement signed with the company take away my legal rights? What does the law say about layoffs, terminations and retrenchments?

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Views and Law : Terminations not Legal, can be Challenged and Overturned

This entry is part 10 of 23 in the series Struggle Against Layoffs

We need to spread awareness on what is Indian law for termination. I have seen 99% of the people leave this matter without checking this if they get another job. This awareness and unions will automatically stop all illegal termination.

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How to save the world from the capitalist madness!

This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series Deriving Capital's Future

From around 2003 the lending was over-extended, and households took out loans that were unlikely to be repaid: the now-familiar story of ‘sub-prime’ and ‘originate-to-distribute’. Significant parts of labour failed to deliver the repayments which formed the income streams of the mortage-backed securities.

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How Europe grew rich?

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series How Africa Developed Europe

The reinvestment of profits from the slave trade helped in the inventions and innovations that strengthened capitalism.

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Communication Workers of America – Union

Union of information technology workers in US

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The heroic tale of great entrepreneurs is nonsense: Amitav Ghosh

In large parts, the opium war was financed by Indian money — by old Bombay money. Many of the big Indian families made their money in opium.

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All your data belong to private business!

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series Digitial Economy

“One data broker said he could get lists of high net worth individuals, salaried people, credit card holders, car owners and retired women in any given vicinity.”

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Swedish Software Firm works without a CEO

“You probably wouldn’t layoff your co-worker to increase the value of your stock, would you? Or give yourself a pay raise on making your co-workers take a pay cut!”

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Capitalism – Titanic without life boats for the masses!

This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series Deriving Capital's Future

‘Who does labour confront when in confronts capital?’ was always a difficult question to specify, but it has become more complex. Labour now confronts a competitive system of calculation, which we name as ‘capital’.

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How the 1% drove 99% to debt and destruction – US experience

This entry is part 6 of 8 in the series Deriving Capital's Future

… the owner of the security owns the income stream from the toll roads but without owning the roads themselves. … owns the stream of interest payment on mortages, but does not own the mortages themselves.

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Fishermen: Lives tossed in a sea of sorrow

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Toilers Life

Recolonisation of our country is driving them out of the shore and dumping them in inner land. As fish out of water, they face slow death having lost their bearings out of sea.

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They own your loans, your income and your life – how to take it back?

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series Deriving Capital's Future

What sorts of income streams have formed the basis of securities issuance? : ‘aircraft leases, home equity loans, auto loans and leases, manufactured housing, credit card receivables, small business loans, dealer floor plan loans, student loans, equipment loans and leases, franchise loans, time share loans, health care receivables, and tobacco settlements’.

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Online theft: Capitalism’s illegitimate child

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series Digitial Economy

we should not think that only those who commit crimes should protect their personal information. Having your personal details under your control is equivalent to having your life under your control.

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Construction workers’ lives buried in rubble

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Toilers Life

From Kallanai dam across river Cauvery to Egyptian pyramids, all historical monuments are wonders created by these construction workers.

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