Archive For February 2009

When the wheels came off the dream

on February 25, 2009 by Chris Arnot in Guardian Society, Comments Off on When the wheels came off the dream

Industrial relations Ford’s Dagenham plant – once the biggest factory in Europe, now a fallen giant – rolled out a rich social history alongside its ‘accessible’ cars. Chris Arnot looks back over 80 years and a struggle for workers’ rights and equality

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King of the road

on February 14, 2009 by Chris Arnot in Guardian Work, Comments Off on King of the road

As the sticker on his cart says, Mike Yeomans keeps Coventry clean. It’s a healthy lifestyle, he tells Chris Arnot, apart from clearing up after dogs the size of ponies

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