Young people are rewiring capitalism with their McStrike | Owen Jones

A precarious and exploited workforce has had enough: young employees are demanding to be heard, writes Guardian columnist Owen Jones The day McDonalds workers walked out on strike was the best day of Shen Batmazs life: she has even tattooed the date on her arm. I was so tired and…

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Macron puts the boot in after May’s Brexit breakfast blunder

The UK dropped a bombshell on the Irish issue, and France ripped up the summit plan The spin from Downing Street had been that Theresa Mays meeting with her Irish counterpart, Leo Varadkar, shortly after breakfast in the margins of an EU summit in Austria, had been relatively warm, albeit…

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Industry looks to graduate fashion week for sustainable heroes

Sustainability is intrinsic and not an afterthought for many designers taking part in this years event The future of fashion is sustainable if graduate fashion week is anything to go by. The annual four-day event event at Londons Old Truman Brewery comprises installations, catwalk shows and two prize-giving ceremonies and…

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Calm down, carnivores: fake meat with real flavour is good for all of us | Aine Carlin

Plant-based burgers now so tasty they deserve to be sold alongside the real thing are not just for vegetarians and vegans, says the food writer Aine Carlin Fake meat. Its a divisive topic, and one that frequently reduce their meat intake given the colossal environmental crisis we find ourselves in.…

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