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11 - 20
Leisure or unemployment? It's a political question
The US is the only wealthy country in the world where workers are not guaranteed paid leave.
Last updated: 01 Sep 2013 12:24 GMT
G20 to focus on growth over austerity
G20 delegates meet in Moscow and agree to focus on creating jobs rather than cutting costs as unemployment rates spiral.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2013 16:42 GMT
Building BRICS for the poor?
We ask if booming Global South economies are doing enough to alleviate the suffering of the downtrodden.
Last updated: 13 Apr 2013 14:19 GMT
Global economy 'set for sharp downturn'
Eurozone debt crisis "remains the greatest threat to the world economy at present", the OECD warns.
Last updated: 27 Nov 2012 21:26 GMT
Monopolies 'scamming' Mexican voters
World's richest man Carlos Slim owns much of Mexico’s communications industry, and critics say he is hurting consumers.
Last updated: 29 Jun 2012 21:17 GMT
Europeans seek opportunities in ex-colonies
Resentment in Ivory Coast as economic-hit French head for west African nation in search of employment.
Last updated: 27 Jun 2012 17:29 GMT
How neoliberalism created an age of activism
Decades of neoliberal economic policies have concentrated wealth and are now spurring a global backlash.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2011 13:21 GMT
US poverty numbers hit record high
Census report shows 46 million people living below the American poverty line last year.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2011 03:41 GMT
Community art replaces riots in Tottenham
Recent riots may have given Tottenham a bad reputation, but one art project has helped unite the community.
Last updated: 20 Aug 2011 17:43 GMT
GDP growth is no measure of societal progress
The accumulation of a nation's wealth bears little relation to the happiness of its citizens, so why measure GDP growth?
Last updated: 27 May 2011 08:15 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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