Nearly one in eight British households has no-one in work, the highest of all major EU countries. Part of the blame is placed on a welfare system that means the unemployed are often better off on state benefits. But, as Laura Emmett reports, the issue now is the jobs aren’t there whether people want them or not.
Living off welfare isnt easy, but some Americans would still rather rely on their government to provide them with homes and money. RT visited a community that puts food stamps and social aid ahead of finding a job.
America is one of the few advanced countries without guaranteed parental leave. Personal story, stats, and legal perspective.
Tuesday was China’s traditional Qingming festival, known as the ‘tomb-sweeping festival.’ But for some Chinese activists, the festival was overshadowed by house arrests and increased surveillance by the Chinese Communist Party.
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Three generations of one family tell Jane Deith that there used to be more opportunities to get ahead in life.
Russia’s orthodox church has stirred controversy by calling for a “national dress code.”
A senior cleric in the church claimed Russian woman who wear revealing clothes encourage sexual assault.
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Archie gets in a little too deep and tries to dig himself out.
Produced by the National Association of Manufacturers in 1940, this film offers a rebuke to communism.
Teenage Jerry has been wooed by the anti-capitalists down at the plant, so Grampa Robinson gives Jerry a long talk about the history of the town, which has been built – just like America – on capitalism.