Happy May Day, everyone!

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Re: Happy May Day, everyone!

Post by Luigi » Wed May 02, 2018 4:15 pm

I grew up only knowing it as a distress call. Mayday! Mayday! Mayday! :popcorn:
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Re: Happy May Day, everyone!

Post by StroppyChops » Wed May 02, 2018 5:01 pm

Luigi wrote:
Wed May 02, 2018 4:15 pm
I grew up only knowing it as a distress call. Mayday! Mayday! Mayday! :popcorn:
Consensus is that it came from the French m'aidez - help me.
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Re: Happy May Day, everyone!

Post by that genius » Wed May 02, 2018 6:31 pm

We should flag this thread.
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Re: Happy May Day, everyone!

Post by Luigi » Wed May 02, 2018 8:56 pm

As whose flag?
What do you have in your genius mind?
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Re: Happy May Day, everyone!

Post by that genius » Thu May 03, 2018 9:30 am

Definitely a white flag...Italy/ France ;)
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Re: Happy May Day, everyone!

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Sat May 12, 2018 1:03 am

Article from the Asia Times on Cambodia's union situation in May 2018.

How Cambodia killed its unions
http://www.atimes.com/article/how-cambo ... ts-unions/
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Re: Happy May Day, everyone!

Post by newkidontheblock » Sat May 12, 2018 7:30 am

that genius wrote:Yup, in fact we have America to thank for the 8-hour day, 40-hour week.

Yet their govt has offered the memory the least protection

In fact, Americans have far fewer rights/public holidays under their Labour Law than Cambodians.

Isn't unfettered capitalism just soooo cool?
You’re kidding, right? Trying to argue that the Kingdom of Wonder has more governmental regulations and control than America?

Capitalism assumes that each person has an equal chance in the open market. Each person is a small businessman making it on his own (or not). What you are incorrectly referring to is umm.. mainland China, where the rich can bulldoze villages for a shopping mall, factory, or dam, and the poor get nothing.

Don’t worry. The current leaders are studying mainland China well and will replicating the Khmer version of that success story sometime soon. Your utopia is coming.
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Re: Happy May Day, everyone!

Post by that genius » Sat May 12, 2018 7:47 am

1. How many public holidays does the US have that every worker gets off or receives compensation for?

2. The middle class in America is disappearing, many people work 2 or even 3 jobs

3. I suggest you read The Labour Law of Cambodia...but before that, sharpen up your critical reading skills and analysis

Simply because a law exists does not mean it is implemented/enforced...but if you had read my post properly, you would have inferred that.

An equal chance in the open market...yeah, right.

Capitalism does that in theory, maybe...'unfettered' capitalism does exactly the opposite. But you chose once again, (or perhaps you don't notice these things) to ignore the qualifying adjective to suit your sheeple/nationalistic agenda.

How many poor people have ever run for president?

Why?

I have frequently stated that the next global power will be worse...that doesn't mean I should worship the last clowns, like some people.

They had a chance, they blew it because of greed and serving less than 2% instead of the majority. What you see happening now is their fault.
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