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Fight to eat: ‘Chicken meat is just a pipe dream’

One out of four South Africans goes to bed every night without having eaten, a report released this week by international aid agency Oxfam has revealed. 493 more words

Informal Economy

The Political Economy of Labour Law Reforms in India-Part I

Surendra Pratap, Centre for Workers Education, New Delhi

A draft not to be quoted (still in the process of editing and circulated to seek comments) 14,251 more words

Campaigns On Labour Rights

A2 Revision - GDP calculations and the Indian shadow economy

You will no doubt come across the 3 methods of calculating GDP that is in the macro syllabus of most courses. Here are the main features of each. 719 more words


Big brands blind to market changes

Spazas have been reshaping the national retail landscape away from the media glare and researchers, tapping into underserviced markets.

More and more South Africans are creating their own livelihoods rather than holding out for jobs, and this creates a larger mass market, according to research released this week by the UCT Unilever Institute. 427 more words


Gauteng Township Economy Revitalization Summit

Gauteng Premier David Makhura revealed a seven-pillar strategy for economic development in Gauteng townships:

1. Appropriate legal and regulatory framework

“Meloa e ngata-ngata… e bofa batho ba rona matsoho.” – David Makhura… 412 more words


Gauteng Township Economy Summit

Gauteng Township Economy Summit

Date: Tues 07 October 2014
Time: 09H00
Venue: Orlando Stadium, Soweto
Speakers: Premier Makhura, Johannesburg Executive Mayor Parks Tau and MEC Lebogang Maile… 273 more words


Review of Alan Klein's Dominican Baseball: New Pride, Old Prejudice

This time of year, it’s not entirely uncommon for sports journalists to comment upon the remarkable quantity of non-US born baseball players stealing the show in Major League Baseball’s (MLB) postseason. 1,806 more words

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