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Who would win from a 2015 rise in the Minimum Wage?

Another year, another Autumn Statement, and with the forthcoming 2015 General Election mere months away, would the Chancellor do anything in terms of increasing the minimum wage? 1,292 more words


15 Guys You'll Meet on Tinder

1. The Rhymer

2. The Frolicker

3. The Confused One

4. The Confusing One

5. The…What?

6. The Advertiser

7. The Alternative Pet

8. The Aggressive Adulterer… 44 more words

Society & Culture

Life is not a zero sum game (unless you live it like one)

Society is massively influenced by people of great power, and great power is often attained through unhealthy motivations. The idea that life is a zero sum game, that if someone is better off, someone else must suffer, is just a belief that serves the convenience of those who willingly act based on their pain – or more accurate – their pain-avoidance. 194 more words

Wisdom & Skillfulness

It’s Just Business

One of the underlying meta-narratives in the torture report last week is the story of two Mormons who may or may not have just been doing their job. 797 more words


Sex and Reading

Goodreads recently published an infographic entitled “Sex and Reading: A Look at Who’s Reading Whom” with stats collected by 20,000 male users and 20,000 female users of the site. 1,005 more words

Society & Culture

Education as Business – M.S. Srinivasan

Education and business have different aims or to use the more pregnant Indian terminology, dharmas. The dharma of business is to gain profit and create wealth for the society. 525 more words

Society & Culture

Not Like My Parents

“If youth only new; if age only could.” — Henri Estienne

When I was a kid, I swore I’d never turn into my parents. They despised rock-n-roll; they wouldn’t let me watch TV on weeknights; they seemed like old fuddy-duddies. 738 more words

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