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OHS is not all about covering one's arse

It is very common to hear people say that the core motivation for introducing or improving workplace safety management is to cover one’s arse (to protect oneself from various legislative and reputational exposures), be that the collective arse of management, the board and executives or the arse of the individual worker.  1,364 more words


My Political Views Part 4: Fun with Economics

In an anarchist communist society, private property and capital are abolished, the means of production are owned collectively by the workers and a system of planning replaces markets. 856 more words


Buddhism and economics

A person of wisdom is not one who practices Buddhism apart from worldly affairs but, rather, one who thoroughly understands the principles by which the world is governed. 

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Avatars for fashion design

Say goodbye to Naomi, Kate and Claudia. Enter ‘Ava’.

Forget top models. With haute couture turning to virtual reality, holographic versions of the world’s most in-demand models are now striding down the catwalks alongside their human counterparts. 97 more words

Virtual Reality

Views from the Cube: GCM Grosvenor Intern Kelly Cadden

I have categorized my potential career paths into two distinct options: finance and marketing. As an economics major with the Integrated Marketing Communications certificate, I am naturally inclined to job opportunities in these fields. 463 more words


Great Moments in Government

Great Moment in America

Do you find this funny?

In a very troubling display of thuggery, the Justice Department dispatched a bureaucrat to “investigate” a satirical parade float. 313 more words

Thaksin based idea, a Mini-Asian-IMF, gets funding boosting

The attached ADB paper says: “The idea of the Asian bond market emerged first from Thailand in the summer of 2002. The creation of a bond market requires both issuers of bonds and investors in those bonds. 2,630 more words