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High Cost of Power Drives Away Investors – Not Labor Cost

Under EPIRA, the private power generation sector has constantly assured us that plant construction is ongoing and will come on-stream as promised and on schedule. Plain faced, they said do not worry, there will be supply. This overreliance left the consumers entirely to the tender mercies of a socially unaccountable and financially acquisitive cartel, whose

Living Wage a Human Right

Minimum wage earners are the “near-poor” who more often than not are left to fend for themselves. With a policy climate of “endo” contracts and massive unemployment, they are made the objects of a de facto policy of cheap labor. While workers have contributed significantly to the growth of our economy their share of the