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In a week where I've been slightly semi-detached from day-to-day politics, I can work out one thing from a little bit of a distance: yesterday's announcement on the closure of Remploy factories - 7 in Wales, 272 jobs under threat - will cause far more anger and debate than today's announcement (what do you mean, you hadn't spotted it) that the Green Investment Bank will be going - not to Cardiff but to Edinburgh.
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SNL skit suggests Obama’s immigration executive action is unconstitutional

Business & Finance : Ezra Klein (34 minutes ago)

Last night, Saturday Night Live's "cold open" mocked President Obama's new executive action freshly shielding 4 million illegal immigrants from the threat of immediate deportation. To the tune of School House Rock!, Kenan Thompson d... Read Post

Puffy, Paper & Rap Politics, Ma$e Explains It All To Funkmaster Flex

Music / Hip Hop & Rap : The Smoking Section (3 years ago)

In case you missed it, Ma$e made his way back to rap yesterday, appearing on Wale’s “Slight Work” remix. This morning, Flex got on the horn with the rap poet-turned-preacher [...] Read Post

News round up - Remploy plans factory closures and life with a 'bionic body'

Health / Disabilities : Ouch (3 years ago)

Dozens of factories which provide employment for disabled people are expected to close by the end of the year after the government withdrew funding. Remploy - which provides sheltered work for people with disabilities - is planning ... Read Post


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