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  Threads Of Hope - Remembering the workers of Rana Plaza

Apr 24, 2020
On 24 April 2013, an eight-story commercial building called Rana Plaza collapsed near the capital, Dhaka in Bangladesh, killing 1,134 people and injuring approximately 2500. The victims were all mainly garment workers.
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  An alternative vision for social structure post COVID-19

Apr 20, 2020
COVID-19 has exposed structural social and economic weakness. A common good framework would have rejected policies fostering job insecurity in the ‘gig economy’ as a modern form of slavery
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  Slavery-Free Easter

Apr 12, 2020
Almost half of all 152 million children victims of child labour are aged 5-11 years, according to a 2017 report by the International Labour Organisation. And a great many of these children are in the cocoa industry, picking the cocoa beans used to produce chocolate.
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  Columbans call for change in Coles supply chain

Nov 14, 2019
St Columban’s Mission Society co-filed shareholder resolutions proposed by the Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility calling for change in the Coles supply chain to protect the rights of workers in the horticulture sector.
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  Sharing the pain

May 29, 2019
Then, as if on cue, waves of people began ambling over to the stand from the various entrances around the park. It was a very moving experience as we remembered and named the 50 people who had been murdered in the two mosques in Christchurch.
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  Basic Minimum Wage should be a Living Wage

May 01, 2019
In their Pastoral Letter for the Feast of St Joseph the Worker on 1 May, the Australian Bishops continue their long-term argument that it is only fair for anyone working full time to receive a wage that is at least sufficient to support their family.
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  ACRATH Campaign - Child slavery and Easter chocolates

Apr 17, 2019
Pope Francis said that “every person ought to have the awareness that purchasing is always a moral – and not simply an economic – act.”
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