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Living On Unease

I finished reading The Little Book of Hygge by Meik Wiking recently. I loved it. I savoured flipping every page of it, what with it being very well designed and all. 528 more words

Being Human

Can rich countries meaningfully help developing countries improve their standards of living?

“Economic development is really a team sport, and I know of no other sport as competitive” – Jim Kelley

In order to achieve economic development, three conditions must be met; firstly, it must bring about higher income, enhancing material well being, as well as self-esteem, through raising living standards. 1,750 more words


Putin Won’t Lose the Election, but He’s Losing Russians

With incomes stagnant and growth tepid, Moscow plans to spend trillions of rubles to boost the economy.

By Andrey Biryukov and Evgenia Pismennaya

March 8, 2018, 12:01 AM EST… 893 more words

Ardern’s New Zealand to be a social laboratory? — Your NZ

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has stated some lofty aims for improving standards of living for the less well off. Time will tell how successful she and her Government are.

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NZ Politics

Black Living Standards in South Africa before Democracy

Black Living Standards in South Africa before Democracy: New Evidence From Heights

By: Bokang Mpeta (Stellenbosch University), Johan Fourie (Stellenbosch University) and Kris Inwood ( 1,904 more words

Economic History

Candid Discussion

‘World’s richest 1% get 82% of the wealth’, says Oxfam

Let’s open a candid discussion about the ever-widening wealth gap
… whether these Oxfam figures… 308 more words