DI$UNOMICS

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006: MATERNITY LEAVE

As a man, the ins and outs of maternity leave doesn’t tend to be high up in your realms of expertise (apart, of course, from the "ins and out" which got the woman there to begin with), which is why I was stunned when I stumbled across the details of the average maternity leave conditions. Those that know me may be surprised at my stance on this topic. Usually, I am highly in favour of cost/benefit analysis and economic independence of individuals. I believe that, if you want children, you shouldn’t be catered to and given housing on a discount - you should have planned for the eventuality. You are yours and your support network's problem, not the state's. The public should not have to fund the raising of your child. HOWEVER ....

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005: BREXIT - THE AFTERMATH

What I really wanted to do was the play the instrumental to 2pac's "Hit Em Up" and write a diss track for you people that voted leave. Unfortunately, that wouldn’t be as productive as it would be enjoyable! As you should know, the UK has voted to leave the EU, which has sent everybody into a frenzy. We have politicians resigning, markets crashing, heck, even England’s football team voted leave! Nobody seems to know what is going on; we have so many questions, and it seems like even those in power don’t have a clue! So the purpose of this post is to help answer some of the questions I have seen flung about social media and the news.

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