BULLIED YOUR BOSS LATELY?

Don Franks

According to a feature in today’s Dominion Post, “one in five Kiwi workers suffer from workplace bullying, one of the worst rates in the world”.

The claim’s made by a Minister of Labour commissioned university survey, released on 16/4/2010.

A joint university research team – from Auckland, Waikato, Massey and London – polled more than 1700 workers from the health, education, hospitality and travel sectors asking how frequently they were exposed to “negative acts” at work.

Overall 17.8 per cent of respondents were identified as victims of bullying.

The international range was claimed to be between 5 per cent and 20 per cent. [Read more...]

India’s Maoist spokesman interviewed in The Hindu

The Communist Party of India (Maoist) is a banned revolutionary party leading a revolutionary movement which has  support in more than a third of the country.

The party’s spokesman, Azad,  has been interviewed by The Hindu, a widely read publication. In this interview Azad talks in detail about the armed struggle,  how and why it developed.

You can download the interview  here: Azad’s Interview with The Hindu

or read it on line here:

http://beta.thehindu.com/news/resources/article396694.ece

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