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4: A Fair Day’s Pay
From the smallest strike the UK’s every seen to nationwide action, we head to the picket line to bring you 3 stories of London’s most inspiring Living Wage campaigns. How far would you go for a fair day’s pay? Main presenter: Christine Bacon Editing and production: Helen Clapp Music and sound design: Michael Edwards http://www.michaeledwards.tv/ Freddy and Angelica's words voiced by Sebastian Aguirre and Lisa Caruccio Came To support the Picturehouse Strikers, check out...
3. The London Renting Game
Yousif’s struggled with homelessness, Caroline’s cooked with cockroaches and Rebecca’s called some unusual places home. Three stories of renting in the capital and some thoughts on what needs to change with Generation Rent. Main presenter: Lindesay Mace Music by: Michael Edwards http://www.michaeledwards.tv/ Find out more about Yousif’s story here: http://www.thepavement.org.uk/stories.php?story=1981 Organisations mentioned in the episode: Generation Rent: http://www.generationrent.org/ St...
2. Refugee Journeys to London: 1976 and 2014
Tita and Margaret were both forced to flee their native countries (Chile and Uganda) almost forty years apart and ended up in London. We look at the refugee experience then and now. We also talk to activists at a ‘Shut Yarls Wood’ demonstration and ask them why they decided to join the growing movement. Main presenter: Seb Aguirre Music by: Michael Edwards http://www.michaeledwards.tv/ More about Margaret and Lydia's story here...
1. Your Assessor Has Found You ‘Fit For Work’
Jayne, Bob and Mary’s working lives came to a halt due to illness and disability. They share their experiences of the benefit system and the uncertainty and anxiety they face. Organisations mentioned in the podcast: Zacchaeus 2000 (Z2K) http://z2k.org Follow ice&fire on Twitter / FB / Instagram iceandfire.co.uk firstname.lastname@example.org Sponsored by Trust For London