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2014/04/19 07:57
2014/04/19 07:57
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... for low-wage workers was the subject of a paper by Jeannette Wicks-Lim, an economist at the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) at the University of Massachusetts and an expert on the...
2014/04/19 07:57
2014/04/19 07:57
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2014/04/19 05:45
2014/04/19 05:45
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... immigration. As I have argued on CNBC and elsewhere, there is at least one area where all US political parties should be able to come together for some meaningful, near-term action. That is...
2014/04/18 23:34
2014/04/18 23:34
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... good. Economist Doug Roberts, who organized the survey in part says normally when the economy is improving it's good news for the incumbent. It's a different story when it comes to...
2014/04/18 18:15
2014/04/18 18:15
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... to meet their target of 5% growth from 586 billion baht last year despite the slumping economy and daily minimum wage hike prompting some manufacturers to relocate to neighbouring...
2014/04/18 16:40
2014/04/18 16:40
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Egypt's apparent inability to safeguard its heritage, but population pressures, as well as the political and economic woes associated with poorly managed growth, have played a big role. That's a...
2014/04/18 14:27
2014/04/18 14:27
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... with a $525 fine for an $.89 drink refill will instead be given a warning…” [Pacific Research Institute Fellow Sally Pipes compares America’s and Canada’s health care systems and “The...
2014/04/17 13:19
2014/04/17 13:19
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... drop this year three times faster than the states that didn’t....Meanwhile, the Urban Institute...finds that states that expanded their Medicaid programs saw their uninsured rate drop 4...
2014/04/17 09:27
2014/04/17 09:27
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... if the offsets do not reach the fixed volume.” On April 11, a survey by the leading GfS Bern research and polling institute predicted a close result. “At this stage both a yes or a no majority...
2014/04/16 23:28
2014/04/16 23:28
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... will make progress after the Indian election.On the eastern front of South Asia, with the political transition in Myanmar, we also see a historic opportunity to connect South and South East...
2014/04/16 05:19
2014/04/16 05:19
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... Prime Minister Tony Abbott. Since he came to power in September, some of Australia’s finest researchers point out that their budgets have been slashed. They say their expertise is being...
2014/04/15 23:56
2014/04/15 23:56
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... service official added. The RF President also recalled the importance of stabilizing the economy of Ukraine and of ensuring deliveries and transit of Russian natural gas to Europe. This had...
2014/04/15 07:39
2014/04/15 07:39
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... polling, and significantly reduce all military expenditures (arms production, military research, military bases abroad, surveillance of private citizens, 'intelligence'-gathering, or...
2014/04/14 18:15
2014/04/14 18:15
4d
... goods are bracing for lower exports and weakened consumption at home due to the political crisis, Thailand's digital content industry remains intact and on course to strong...
2014/04/14 16:14
2014/04/14 16:14
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The current political climate in Southeast Asia is far from ideal. Weak government now looks on the cards in Indonesia following the country's fragmented vote, while elections in Thailand have...
2014/04/14 06:34
2014/04/14 06:34
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Federal Reserve cuts its bond purchases. The lower the level of cheap money in the world’s largest economy, the higher US interest rates are likely to go. This in turn makes it less likely that...
2014/04/14 03:39
2014/04/14 03:39
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... of looking at the Muslims is the Bangsamoro “narrative.” This is a story that leads to a political identity, a creation of young activists the likes of Prof. Nur Misuari and Chairman...
2014/04/14 00:28
2014/04/14 00:28
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... your Treasury Secretary, Martin Parkinson in a “hard-hitting” speech last week to the Sydney Institute, with the prime minister Tony Abbott in the Chair. Dr Parkinson did indeed offer an...
2014/04/13 07:58
2014/04/13 07:58
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My field is the political economy of development. My work has been mainly concerned with the harmful effects of certain metropolitan institutions on the development of the Caribbean and other areas of...
2014/04/13 06:30
2014/04/13 06:30
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Supreme Court ruling allowing individuals to make much larger campaign donations to candidates and political parties strengthens donors’ hands. “The power of Wall Street can’t be overestimated,”...
2014/04/13 05:19
2014/04/13 05:19
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... rivaled by other, less visible forms of influence. That system includes financing sympathetic research at universities and think tanks, investing in nonprofit advocacy groups across the...
2014/04/19 07:57
2014/04/19 07:57
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