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2015/02/27 01:48
2015/02/27 01:48
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... to raise the minimum wage, led by labor and women’s groups, has been getting increasing political attention – and results. The Federal Fight The federal minimum wage has been $7.25, or...
2015/02/27 01:48
2015/02/27 01:48
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2015/02/27 01:36
2015/02/27 01:36
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... to construct - typically between $10bn (£6.5bn) and $15bn - while the state-controlled economy provides the necessary regulatory and financial support. Such huge capital investments need...
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2015/02/27 01:28
2015/02/27 01:28
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... who keep me out of trouble today.• ACT’s donors who recognise freedom ain’t free, and that political parties atip civil society’s spear to the heart of state power.• Of course, the volunteers...
2015/02/26 20:18
2015/02/26 20:18
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... selection. I’ve been here less than two months, but it’s obvious even to me that the local economy is lagging due to an overreliance on the fossil fuel industry. Wages are depressed,...
2015/02/26 12:21
2015/02/26 12:21
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... whether Welsh politicians should have the power to scrap the so-called “bedroom tax”. The Institute of Welsh Affairs is running its own “constitutional convention” as politicians of all...
2015/02/26 11:42
2015/02/26 11:42
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Turning back to the migration figures, Jonathan Portes, director of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, has published a comprehensive review of the government’s record on migration...
2015/02/26 06:34
2015/02/26 06:34
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... December, speakers from various institutions gathered at the Joukowsky Forum of the Watson Institute for International Studies Wednesday to discuss the progress of climate change efforts in...
2015/02/26 03:55
2015/02/26 03:55
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... government had lost confidence in Triggs to lead the commission because they believed she was “politically partisan”. Abbott said that her decision to launch an inquiry into the plight of asylum...
2015/02/25 21:45
2015/02/25 21:45
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... taken on Sept. 2, 2013, specimens collected from traps are taken back to the lab in Pasteur Institute in Nha Trang city, Khanh Hoa province, Vietnam, for analysis to determine how well...
2015/02/25 17:42
2015/02/25 17:42
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President Obama’s veto of the Keystone XL pipeline is a shortsighted, politically motivated slap in the face of most Americans in favor of honest work and honest consumption. By vetoing this...
2015/02/25 17:31
2015/02/25 17:31
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... by David Booth and Frederick Golooba-Mutebi, the former executive director of Makerere Institute for Social Research (MISR). Booth and Golooba's paper, titled 'Aiding Economic Growth in...
2015/02/25 16:45
2015/02/25 16:45
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... to surface waters, which has just been published in the journal Environmental Pollution by researchers from the Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research (UFZ) and the University of...
2015/02/25 16:33
2015/02/25 16:33
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European outbreak of the Black Death actually began with a giant gerbil. The University of Oslo research draws the conclusion that weather conditions leading to the outbreaks were not conducive to...
2015/02/25 16:32
2015/02/25 16:32
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... Switzerland has grown considerably ahead of a nationwide vote next month. Pollsters blame the political and economic context for a likely rejection of the initiative. The proposal by the...
2015/02/25 00:37
2015/02/25 00:37
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Cartalucci, Bangkok-based geopolitical researcher and writer, especially for the online magazine“New Eastern Outlook”. Rumor has...
2015/02/24 21:25
2015/02/24 21:25
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Dr. Lynn Reaser is chief economist at the Point Loma Nazarene University Business and Economic Institute. And, Lynn, welcome to These Days. DR. LYNN REASER (Chief Economist, Point Loma Nazarene...
2015/02/24 20:26
2015/02/24 20:26
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... the virtual destruction of New Orleans. With its fresh water gone, its harbor a silt bar, its economy disconnected from inland commerce, New Orleans would turn into New Gomorrah. Moreover, there...
2015/02/24 19:18
2015/02/24 19:18
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... and the Argentine economists I talked to said she would probably use the funds for her political campaigns. I disagreed saying the funds were not being well managed off-shore and the...
2015/02/24 17:27
2015/02/24 17:27
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... to advance the legislation. “Well, this bill removes those excuses. It sets up a simple political equation: Either stand in defense of extreme overreach, or stand with constituents in...
2015/02/23 18:29
2015/02/23 18:29
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... on strengthening understanding of the local drivers of violent extremism. This includes research and trend analysis that focuses on gender and governance through "Regional Violent Risk...
2015/02/27 01:48
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