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A message from our pockets

Half-empty words wash away the narratives, spilled favours, modern fatigue — we owe the landowners — as our worn out pleas flee in silence. Our kins rode the wings of … Continue reading

February 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Jakatia Pawa

– 44-year-old, a mother of two, obtained  a  degree in banking and finance,  served  the same employer  for  five  years  as  a household     service     worker, accused … Continue reading

January 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Pluma’s upcoming book

January 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Day off

– Para sa mga araw na sabi ni bossing tanga ka Sa mga gabi na tinitingnan mo ang mapa Mga sana nandun ka At sana nandito siya Idadaan kita sa … Continue reading

January 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Where citizens are banned from working as maids in the Kafala States

Above is a map showing which countries ban their citizens from working in countries that use what Majeed al-Alawi, Bahrain Labour Minister, has described as the Kafala slavery system. Note that bans are … Continue reading

December 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

We Created Your Borders

Yesterday Jeremy Corbyn was elected leader of the UK Labour Party. He gave this rousing speech which ended with a mention of the EU migrant crisis. Just as importantly, he covered the problem … Continue reading

September 13, 2015 · 4 Comments

Keeping up with the Radicals

Narration of this post for those who want to keep doing other stuff at the same time: I come from a radical family. A family that tried to set up … Continue reading

August 29, 2015 · 2 Comments

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