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Recording Piece Others themes Sumary
I-033a B06
I-095b B16
I-095b B06 France
IR-005 A03
N-065 A06
X-015b A05 America - youngs - lifestyle: Over there to cover large distances they use the train or the bus. The people from there are more normal than the people here. People come up to greet you. About the change: When he went away the only car in the village belonged to the doctor. The young men over there work harder than here. The young people here do not want to work the land with the excuse that it is not economical. The young people prefer to work eight hours in a factory and then be free. The wages over there have not gone up in the last few years. Now nobody goes over from here. People from South America go now to do the work.Although the land does not give much money the people there would not sell it.
SM-001a A01 family - economy - Cuba Cuba has both good things and bad things about it. The old people have food rations, but the young people live quite well because there is work. In Cuba everyone seems happy because that is their character. The young people are happy with the political situation. The old people, on the other hand, say that the previous Government allowed a lot of thievery but the streets were always clean. The transport workers, who were behind the revolution, say that their work was increased afterwards.La Habana is very dirty. It is pretty in itself, but its façade is very dirty. Now they are looking for the tourists and building modern hotels.There is no money in Cuba. There is tobacco, sugar and coffee and what the land yields but there is no industry nor anything that makes money.Education is free for the young. Some study to become doctors, others lawyers, others for the military and others get a lot of indoctrinization from the political party. A comparison with the Russians. They are both forms of communism but the character of the people is quite different and that is what creates the differences.All the land belongs to the State. Nobody can own their own land. They form co-operatives. The wage depends on what they produce, they don’t produce for themselves. The salaries have a difference of between one and seven, where those in services get the lowest wages. In each district there is an assembly and there they decide how much each should earn. Then the Government accepts that decision.Weddings are free. When they get bored, the divorce costs a hundred pesos (8,200 pts). The man gets married to a younger woman. Most couples separate. The children of those who stay together are educated by the Government. Education is free at all levels. There is also family life. The Government takes charge of those children from separated parents but the others can live with the family.
II-110b A03 school: studies He went to school and he was in the School of Commerce in Bilbao. After working for five years there he went across to Iparralde. In Hegoalde he earned very little and in Iparralde there was a much better atmosphere. Since then he moves from one side to the other. (29:05") He was twenty-four years old and he was involved with the boat business. As an administrative worker and with the pelota and the Basque culture he has never lacked work. He has always worked for the good of Euskal Herria.
IC-016a A06 lifestyle - Basque language
IR-020 A01
IC-012 A03
IC-005a A02 The greater part of the work is done in summer: work at the potatoes and the hay. In summer they get up at seven o’clock and in winter at nine o’clock. His work is to take care of the livestock.