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Why Are The Public Disillusioned With Politics? (& Why It’s Still Crucial To Vote)

Image Politicians are shouting, but nobody is listening There is a palpable sense of disillusion towards politics across all parts of this great land. And it’s not simply because of President Trump – after all, there are just as many supporters as doubters.    The truth of the matter is that there are many contributing factors towards our disillusion towards the landscape. Let’s take a closer look at some of the integral features. Politicians Focusing On The Wrong Things The people in power are in charge of governing our country and building a brighter future. While the party’s policies do cover a wide range of subjects, it’s hard not to feel that they are focused on the wrong things. Over the past few years, the…
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What Are You Worth? The Value Of Life According Large Organisations

(Image Source) The value of life is something which people have struggling to decide upon for a very long time. Some people give all life the same value, endeavouring to treat animals and humans with the same level of care. Others, though, will value their own life above all others, and this can lead to big societal challenges which are hard to overcome. When it comes to large organisations, the value which is placed on life becomes a little more obvious. How exactly do the organisations you rely on value your life, though? Insurance Companies In the world of insurance, balancing numbers is a normal part of the job, and companies often have to distance themselves from the people they serve. In the case of…
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10 Ways To Pass The Time On A Long Commute

Contributed Post Many of us have to commute quite some distance to get into the office or our place of work. Gone are the days of working somewhere local. Now we live outside the city to be able to afford to work in the city. But it takes time to get there and back each day, with some of us commuting up to an hour, or even more, a day, and that is without taking into consideration any adverse traffic conditions. That is an awful lot of time to be sat doing nothing. So, how can you ease your boredom on such a long journey each day? Photo by Søren Astrup Jørgensen on Unsplash Listen To An Audiobook or Podcast If you drive to work,…
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5 Ways To Defend Your Company Against Lawsuits

Contributed Post Image Source. Licensed under Creative Commons. Lawsuits can be costly for businesses. They can also damage a company’s reputation, making it difficult to attract new clients. All kinds of people can file lawsuits including customers, employees or suppliers – and they can file lawsuits for all manner of reasons ranging from injuries in the workplace to failure to deliver promises. Here are just five ways in which you can defend yourself against the most common lawsuits. Have legally binding contracts in place Contracts can help to put an agreement in writing. This then gives hard proof that you and another party have come to a mutual agreement over certain criteria that must be met. Such contracts can prevent people suing you for things…
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Band On The Run… Is The Idea Of A Group Dead In Today’s Modern Culture?

Contributed Post Pexels As music sales are in steep decline, what does this mean for modern bands? Are they able to make a living performing music these days? It seems that even the most successful musicians have to diversify their efforts now, by composing various soundtracks in addition to the full-time project. And with the fact that being in a band is more expensive now, and that the only way a band can make living is through touring (and even this is questionable), is the idea of the old fashioned band dead?   The Dwindling Numbers Now, this isn’t just in terms of the bands out there that are trying to make a living, but band members are, naturally, reducing in numbers. It’s expensive to…
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