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Adam Smith's Laissez-Faire Policies
Yousuf Dhamee - The Victorian Web

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The Bad Old Days
A History Lesson from the CCPA Monitor, Canada.

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Child Labor     David Cody - The Victorian Web

Child Labor     CA High School Students

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Marching to Stop Child Labor   from Cross Border Links

I.L.O. IPEC  finding out about child labour 

UNICEF REPORT  Young Journalists exchange visits

HELP STOP CHILD SLAVERY!

Global March Against Child Labor  Around the World to Geneva

Global March Route In Asia, Africa and America

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UNICEF - Progress of Nations  
Half of solo mothers in poverty in Australia, Canada and US

CHILDREN IN POVERTY  America's Ongoing War

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Basic Reasons for the Failure of Chartism - Marjorie Bloy, The Victorian Web, but Chartism sowed the seeds of future reform.

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Main Causes of the Great Depression - Paul Alexander Gusmorino  The causes he cites look perilously close to today's conditions.

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Swiss Trade Unions  A process of restucturing.

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The Life of the Industrial Worker in 19th Century England
Laura Del Col, West Virginia University,  The Victorian Web.

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Chadwick's Report on Sanitary Conditions
Laura Del Col, West Virginia University,  The Victorian Web.

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A Glimpse Into London's Early Sewers  
An award winner by Mary Gayman

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National Health Service  A 50 Years Celebration

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Insuring the Uninsured  Center for Policy Analysis, USA

Children's Health Care  On Line News Hour

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Book Review: Ormerod 1994, "The Death of Economics"
(Also available in Australia from  "The Softback Preview")

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John Maynard Keynes  He changed the direction of Economics

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Downsizing A Dream  - the benefits of economic growth are reaching a smaller and smaller share of the population -

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A Brief History of the Franchise  How the Universal franchise was achieved.  Includes "Rotten Boroughs" and "Suffragettes", by the BBC

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Robert Owen  Creating the Right Environment

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Historic New Harmony  ....Sold in 1814 to Robert Owen....

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The Great Exhibition of 1851  Prince Albert was very much in favour, but...

Queen Victoria opens 1851 Great Exhibition  Many views of Joseph Paxton's Crystal Palace
Londoners who visited the Crystal Palace at Sydenham before 1936 will recall a slightly different palace with 2 additional trancepts and two towers (sorry, the link from the Victorian Web showing the Palace at Sydenham has dissapeared but you may be interested in the CRYSTAL PALACE CAMPAIGN  where plans for the development of the site at Sydenham are disputed.)

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Editorial: The Progress Report  150th Anniversary of the Communist Manifesto

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Capitalism and World Poverty  A Socialist view backed with U.N. statistics.

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The FABIAN SOCIETY Web Page

YOUNG FABIANS  The leading left of centre think tank for young people

Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells  A local society Web Page

"Just Good Friends" Richard Bomford  - a more accurate and comprehensive history of the Fabian Society.

The AUSTRALIAN FABIAN SOCIETY Web Page

"Boldly going where no British Society has gone before..."  Nicole Norris,
A fascinating comparison between the Fabian Society and Star Trek, she is right!  maybe because they are both Humanists.

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Bernard Shaw: A Brief Biography  Cary M Mazer

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New Statesman  Web Page

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Bertrand Russell  The voice of Moral Authority + Bertrand Russell Quotes

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Clement Attlee  He radically changed the way we live

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William H Beveridge  Wrote Blueprint for the Welfare State

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GLOBALIST ILLUSIONS  Graham Strachan  "It's the democracy you have when you don't have a democracy."

Chomsky in The New Statesman  - those loans are now being paid by the poor -

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Andrew Marr interviews NOAM CHOMSKY  "The Democracy Illusion"

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The Politics of Hunger  Ignacio Ramonet in Le Monde Diplomatique

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A Truly Civil Society  Eva Cox - extract from her 1995 Boyer Lectures

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The Tobin Tax  An International tax on foreign currency transfers

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Jack Iggulden's IMPEX system of foreign exchange, about half way through AUSTRALIA'S CURRENT ACCOUNT  from the E.R.A.

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WORLD POPULATION  1998 Projections, U.N. Population Division

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World Population Clock  U.S. Census Bureau

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World Population: 1950 - 2050  U.S. Census Bureau

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World War lll: The Population Explosion and our Planet  A challenging video which travels to 4 countries, Kenya, India, China and the U.S.

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James Dilloway  Reports on the U.N. for the IHEU

The UN FINANCIAL CRISIS  UN Department of Public Information

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Globalisation and the MAI  INFORMATION CENTRE

Some Additional Sources at end of Part 2

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