Jobs matter to people.
a lot of things matter to us people.
How about working together for a common goal, the future we are creating by our present actions for our future generations. Yes money is good too, its why we go to work now. But current and forseeable policies are locked into a mindset which doesnt really reward present effort. A lot of workers are looking over their shoulder for an axe to fall now for trivial reasons. Not a good way for to encourage a positive work force attitude.
FFS we are staring down the barrel of species self annihilation maybe we should do something about that, instead of business as usual, how cheap can workers be employed for.
take no prisoners:
depends on your definition of a prison
We’re told, often enough, that as a species we are poised on the edge of the abyss. It’s possible that our puffed-up, prideful intelligence has outstripped our instinct for survival and the road back to safety has already been washed away. In which case there’s nothing much to be done. If there is something to be done, then one thing is for sure: those who created the problem will not be the ones who come up with a solution. Encrypting our emails will help, but not very much. Recalibrating our understanding of what love means, what happiness means – and, yes, what countries mean – might. Recalibrating our priorities might.
pink cadillac and a crate of tequila…
homage to gin
;-) rainbow striped braces?! who would....daddy xmas?
Anyway serious stuff going on abuse of power and privilege.
got rid of monarchs and priests only to have politicians and business(persons) take their place
Why do we allow this to happen?
if the Dudes were there
Hazy on that one. ;)) can I claim senility yet?
That was Toy Love,
My mistake they still had the black transit tho..? The name change passed me by till OZ And it was definitely the Enemy at an outdoor gig in Orewa(of all places) Still amazingly energetic
most of the covers bands at Zwines
Were pretty ordinary but they were having a go, bless'em.
It was too easy to blow them off the stage, as CB did in their only appearance there.
you can see why they terrified all the local punkers when they hit Auckland:
did they? Not how I remember it. Sure, mebbe, some of the new romancers who were punk pretending at the time. They were fierce live, sure but great musicians and Chris knew how to put on a show. A performance at a Snakestudio bash was one highlight I remember.
But other than that genuine people.
I had no concept of home growing up. I thought, naively, NZ was home, specifically west AK. But growing up I heard stories from my parents of casual racism(dad was from Croatia and married a NZ girl) much to her mothers disapproval. And at work dad when an adolescent unable to read or write english and speaking with an accent. One specific incident comes to mind.
As an apprentice brickie after labouring for a while he was given a first small wall to build, which he completed well. When it was finished the foreman( a "pommie" apparently) wandered over and kicked the wall over with no explanation, just a laugh.
Boy! what would that do to your self esteem.
Having been to Croatia twice I find the climate suits me and there is still family land there, but I cant get there for one reason, money.
So I imagine I'll live out my years in NZ not really feeling like its home.
Not thats its wrong, just not quite right.
I dont really gel with most pakeha NZers in particular those of English descent.
But if they rub along with me I'll return the favour.
We've all just got to get along somehow.
It’s hard to even conceive of what could ensue from the full-scale ground war that US Republicans seem to be cheering for,
But some really want too…
Which is dumber than…anything.
And yes WAR what is it good for
There is a simple solution but it requires humility by all parties and that doesnt come easily too many