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Ethiopia’s economy Neither a sprint nor a marathon

NOWHERE in Africa is modern China more of a lodestar than in Ethiopia, which on May 24th
held an uneventful election with a predetermined outcome: another term in office for the long-standing ruling party. 162 more words

Economics

We're Leavin' It: Solving the Mystery of McDonald's' Decline

One of the most intriguing recent business trends has been the sudden reversal in fortunes experienced by the McDonald’s Corporation (‘McDonald’s’), one of the world’s most ubiquitous and culturally-potent fast-food chains. 409 more words

Economics

This Changes Everything

This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate by Naomi Klein

HC 79 .E5 K56 2014

“Forget everything you think you know about global warming. The really inconvenient truth is that it’s not about carbon – it’s about capitalism. 281 more words

Politics/Law

Another View of Inequality?

Here’s another outlook on inequality:

The easiest way to think about this is to think about the different types of inequality. There isn’t just inequality between everyone, but also between everyone at a single company.

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Economics

Groused!

Ricochet

The greater sage grouse is a boobish looking creature whose talents may not be up to survival in the modern world. Its population is declining in both Canada, which has no people, and the United States, which does.

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Economics

How would Marx view the Internet and online shopping in particular? A poem.

The masses exploit themselves by their obsession with consumerism
Short life expectancy replaced by short battery life expectancy
Traffic congestion replaced by online traffic
Waiting for a bus, replaced by waiting for an internet connection… 46 more words

Poetry