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Making Public Transit Popular

As traffic congestion continues growing in urban areas, more and more cities have realized that investment priority should be given to public transport modes, such as metro trains, bus rapid transit systems (BRT) or buses, instead of personal vehicles. 881 more words


Investing in your Spirit; card of the week 2nd March 2015

This week’s card brings us the idea of investing in our Spirit.  Now before you turn tail and run away at the idea of working on something so obviously intangible (when it’s so easy to want to work on CONCRETE things like bills, taxes, cleaning and making things happen)  – hear the card out.   931 more words

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adidas Group makes it to the podium of most sustainable companies worldwide

Herzogenaurach – The adidas Group ranks third among the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World (Global 100 Index). The results were announced by Corporate Knights, a Toronto-based media and investment advisory company, during the World Economic Forum in Davos. 182 more words


Feminism or a wedding ring?

Saying ‘I’m a feminist’ 20 years ago would surely not get you that ring on you finger, let’s be honest.  But now things seem to be changing. 328 more words


More Grumpiness on Competitiveness

Yesterday, I was a grump over national competitiveness and, in particular, the World Economic Forum‘s Global Competitiveness Index. I remain a grump today. Why does this topic bring out the curmudgeon in me? 1,394 more words

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What the Hell Does Competitiveness Mean and Why the Hell Should We Care?

Some advice: beware politicians talking about competitiveness.

In the socio-economic arena, you can find an index for this and an index for that. But the World Economic Forum’s “ 779 more words

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How 'Reverse Blame' Works: New Book on Ukraine Crisis Exposes US Geo-Scams / Sputnik International


According to the accepted narrative of the Western mainstream media, the crisis begun when the so-called fresh-faced young pro-democracy activists overturned what they believed was a brutal Russian-backed dictatorship which stood in Ukraine’s way, keeping it from joining the European family of nations and sharing in its prosperity. 802 more words