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Saving For a Space Ship

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  1. ISAAC HAYES - shaft (rare disco version) Hamilton Bohannon - Foot Stompin Music (Sound Remastered https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_oMt5DZjTU
  2. Hurricane resistant "Earthship" build in Puerto Rico This hurricane-proof home can withstand powerful storms https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Ge-9rARXfo
  3. Grenfell Tower set to be demolished over safety concerns https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2021/sep/04/grenfell-tower-set-to-be-demolished-over-safety-concerns
  4. Furlough end unlikely to resolve driver and care staff shortage, says thinktank https://www.theguardian.com/business/2021/sep/05/furlough-end-unlikely-to-resolve-driver-and-care-staff-shortage-says-thinktank Shortage of open shops ? Almost 50 shops a day disappear from High Streets https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-58433461
  5. Breaking - Did China just Declare WAR? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6xcvDMDg8TY
  6. Homeless people in Cornwall ‘turfed out’ of housing as landlords try to ‘make a quick buck’ from staycations https://inews.co.uk/news/uk/homeless-people-cornwall-turfed-out-housing-landlords-staycations-uk-travel-1179826
  7. Doctors, charities and Tory thinktank urge PM to drop universal credit cut https://www.theguardian.com/society/2021/sep/02/doctors-charities-pm-universal-credit-cut-poverty I don' t think they will reverse the cut, but this may cause civil unrest
  8. UK homeowners repay £1.4bn more mortgage debt in July than they borrow https://www.theguardian.com/business/2021/aug/31/uk-homeowners-mortgage-debt-july-stamp-duty-holiday
  9. Shop prices rise amid driver shortages and Brexit red tape Retail data shows 0.4% month-on-month increase in August, with 0.6% rise in non-food https://www.theguardian.com/business/2021/sep/01/shop-prices-rise-driver-shortages-brexit-red-tape
  10. Lorry driver shortages forcing builders merchants to pick up orders from suppliers https://www.building.co.uk/news/lorry-driver-shortages-forcing-builders-merchants-to-pick-up-orders-from-suppliers/5113433.article
  11. For those not familiar with Mark Farmer ... Farmer Review of the UK Construction Labour Model There is still (just about) time to modernise rather than die https://www.building.co.uk/comment/there-is-still-just-about-time-to-modernise-rather-than-die/5113468.article Five years ago, my wake-up call to the industry was considered dramatic, but I fear I was not being bold enough. The industry’s underlying weaknesses are now more exposed than ever, says Mark Farmer
  12. Ian Young @ianjamesyoung70 · 9h PS: If you want to see the entire 85-page ATIP response, you can download it here. The preview is corrupted for some reason, but you still should be able to download the PDF (also, if anyone knows how to get that dodgy preview fixed lemme know) CRA ATIP RESPONSE This is the 85-page document provided by the Canada Revenue Agency on August 17, 2021, in response to an Access to Information and Privacy request lodged by the South China Morning Post on August 30,... scribd.com
  13. I posted on hpc thread here first , but thought it deserved its own thread.... Canada tax agency reveals secret study linking home prices to millionaire migration, five years after freedom-of-information request The 1996 study found rich migrants made more than 90 per cent of luxury purchases in two Vancouver municipalities while declaring refugee-level incomes A freedom-of-information expert said the study could have swayed the city’s notoriously unaffordable housing market, and delaying its release was a ‘tragedy’ https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/3146957/canada-tax-agency-reveals-secret-study-linking-home-prices
  14. Canada tax agency reveals secret study linking home prices to millionaire migration, five years after freedom-of-information request The 1996 study found rich migrants made more than 90 per cent of luxury purchases in two Vancouver municipalities while declaring refugee-level incomes A freedom-of-information expert said the study could have swayed the city’s notoriously unaffordable housing market, and delaying its release was a ‘tragedy’ https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/3146957/canada-tax-agency-reveals-secret-study-linking-home-prices
  15. THE WOLF STREET REPORT: Free Money and the Shortages https://wolfstreet.com/2021/08/29/the-wolf-street-report-free-money-and-the-shortages/
  16. Food poverty set to worsen as September’s Universal Credit cliff edge approaches A perfect storm is brewing—the impending overnight cut to UC, the end of the furlough scheme, and a dramatic increase in energy price (& food shortages). All these devastating changes are planned for the start of Oct. https://blogs.bmj.com/bmj/2021/08/26/food-poverty-set-to-worsen-as-septembers-universal-credit-cliff-edge-approaches/
  17. Local shopkeepers fear post-Brexit food supply issues won’t improve It's not just the likes of Greggs, KFC and McDonald's being impacted by food shortages at the moment – small businesses are too. https://www.bigissue.com/latest/shopkeepers-fear-brexit-food-supply-issues-wont-improve/
  18. Presumably these food shortages will affect the supply to the food banks, and therefore the poor
  19. Ban on business evictions in Wales extended until March 2022 https://www.deeside.com/ban-on-businesses-evictions-in-wales-extended-until-march-2022/
  20. UK loses 83% of department stores since BHS collapsed https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-58331168
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