WEFOUNDPoles Apart Winners and Losers in the History of Human Development


Using a pole, the contestant has to volt across the lake and land on the mat. If they judge it right, and land on the mat without falling off, they win the game; but if they miss, and end up in the water, they lose. 

Using a pole, the contestant has to volt across the lake and land on the mat. If they judge it right, and land on the mat without falling off, they win the game; but if they miss, and end up in the water, they lose. 

Why is unemployment rising, with the claimant count set to go above 1m soon, when employment is also growing? What, related to this, has been the effect of large-scale immigration over the past couple of years from eastern Europe? How much of Britain’s generally successful labour-market performance of recent years has been due to Gordon Brown’s public-spending splurge? And, finally, who have been the job-market winners and losers? Employment and unemployment are usually opposite sides of the same coin. When one rises the other falls, and vice versa.

Between 1990 and 1993, when unemployment almost doubled from 1.6m to nearly 3m, employment fell from 26.1m to 24.5m. In the past year, however, the broadest measure of unemployment, based on the Labour Force Survey, has risen…

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July 1937. "Electrical and telephone wires. Rosslyn, Virginia." Medium format negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

I remember as a kid, watching a lineman arrive alone in a truck and then climb the pole using only spiked boots and a big leather strap. He would hang off the side of the pole, working within inches of live wires, using tools from a huge tool belt.

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'God's Own Country' wins top prize at Edinburgh Film Festival

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Taking a wrong turn on the way to a picnic results in a grand world tour in this tale of penguins who find themselves at the North Pole.

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Using a pole, the contestant has to volt across the lake and land on the mat. If they judge it right, and land on the mat without falling off, they win the game; but if they miss, and end up in the water, they lose. 

Why is unemployment rising, with the claimant count set to go above 1m soon, when employment is also growing? What, related to this, has been the effect of large-scale immigration over the past couple of years from eastern Europe? How much of Britain’s generally successful labour-market performance of recent years has been due to Gordon Brown’s public-spending splurge? And, finally, who have been the job-market winners and losers? Employment and unemployment are usually opposite sides of the same coin. When one rises the other falls, and vice versa.

Between 1990 and 1993, when unemployment almost doubled from 1.6m to nearly 3m, employment fell from 26.1m to 24.5m. In the past year, however, the broadest measure of unemployment, based on the Labour Force Survey, has risen…

Our holdings include hundreds of glass and film negatives/transparencies that we've scanned ourselves; in addition, many other photos on this site were extracted from reference images (high-resolution tiffs) in the Library of Congress research archive. (To query the database click here .) They are adjusted, restored and reworked by your webmaster in accordance with his aesthetic sensibilities before being downsized and turned into the jpegs you see here. All of these images (including "derivative works") are protected by copyright laws of the United States and other jurisdictions and may not be sold, reproduced or otherwise used for commercial purposes without permission .

July 1937. "Electrical and telephone wires. Rosslyn, Virginia." Medium format negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

I remember as a kid, watching a lineman arrive alone in a truck and then climb the pole using only spiked boots and a big leather strap. He would hang off the side of the pole, working within inches of live wires, using tools from a huge tool belt.

30 June 2017 12:58 PM, +03:00 | ScreenDaily
'God's Own Country' wins top prize at Edinburgh Film Festival

9 June 2017 4:00 PM, +03:00 | Variety - Film News
Palm Springs Short Film Fest Features Tatiana Maslany, Robin Wright, Ian McKellen

Using a pole, the contestant has to volt across the lake and land on the mat. If they judge it right, and land on the mat without falling off, they win the game; but if they miss, and end up in the water, they lose. 

Why is unemployment rising, with the claimant count set to go above 1m soon, when employment is also growing? What, related to this, has been the effect of large-scale immigration over the past couple of years from eastern Europe? How much of Britain’s generally successful labour-market performance of recent years has been due to Gordon Brown’s public-spending splurge? And, finally, who have been the job-market winners and losers? Employment and unemployment are usually opposite sides of the same coin. When one rises the other falls, and vice versa.

Between 1990 and 1993, when unemployment almost doubled from 1.6m to nearly 3m, employment fell from 26.1m to 24.5m. In the past year, however, the broadest measure of unemployment, based on the Labour Force Survey, has risen…

Using a pole, the contestant has to volt across the lake and land on the mat. If they judge it right, and land on the mat without falling off, they win the game; but if they miss, and end up in the water, they lose. 

Why is unemployment rising, with the claimant count set to go above 1m soon, when employment is also growing? What, related to this, has been the effect of large-scale immigration over the past couple of years from eastern Europe? How much of Britain’s generally successful labour-market performance of recent years has been due to Gordon Brown’s public-spending splurge? And, finally, who have been the job-market winners and losers? Employment and unemployment are usually opposite sides of the same coin. When one rises the other falls, and vice versa.

Between 1990 and 1993, when unemployment almost doubled from 1.6m to nearly 3m, employment fell from 26.1m to 24.5m. In the past year, however, the broadest measure of unemployment, based on the Labour Force Survey, has risen…

Our holdings include hundreds of glass and film negatives/transparencies that we've scanned ourselves; in addition, many other photos on this site were extracted from reference images (high-resolution tiffs) in the Library of Congress research archive. (To query the database click here .) They are adjusted, restored and reworked by your webmaster in accordance with his aesthetic sensibilities before being downsized and turned into the jpegs you see here. All of these images (including "derivative works") are protected by copyright laws of the United States and other jurisdictions and may not be sold, reproduced or otherwise used for commercial purposes without permission .

July 1937. "Electrical and telephone wires. Rosslyn, Virginia." Medium format negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

I remember as a kid, watching a lineman arrive alone in a truck and then climb the pole using only spiked boots and a big leather strap. He would hang off the side of the pole, working within inches of live wires, using tools from a huge tool belt.


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