Hannah Punnett

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Oxfam GB

When world leaders meet in Davos today for the annual World Economic Forum we want them to take action to tackle extreme poverty and inequality, by …

NowThis

UK manufacturing sector picks up in August after tough summer

Factory production up 0.5% following drop the previous month, ONS figures show, but economists warn the sector is stagnating<p>Britain’s hard-pressed manufacturers recovered some of the ground lost during a difficult summer with a stronger-than-expected increase in output, the latest figures show.<p>The …

Manufacturing Sector

What is shale gas?

The end of capitalism has begun

The red flags and marching songs of Syriza during the Greek crisis, plus the expectation that the banks would be nationalised, revived briefly a 20th-century dream: the forced destruction of the market from above. For much of the 20th century this was how the left conceived the first stage of an …

Globalization

Tourism to Venezuela Increases by 49.5% in 2012

Liverpool, May 17th 2012 (Venezuelanalysis.com) – A total of 312,725 international tourists have visited Venezuela between January and April 2012, a …

Venezuela

The 2018 NextGen outsourcing survey is now closed!

About the survey: Over the last several years, Deloitte has conducted studies exploring the evolution of outsourcing to assess emerging trends. This …

Employment in agriculture (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate) | Data

International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

Employment

Number of UK workers on minimum wage expected to double by 2020

The number of employees earning the minimum wage will double to more than 10% of the UK workforce by the end of this parliament, according to new research.<p>A study published on Thursday by the Resolution Foundation, timed to coincide withthe 20p an hour increase in the minimum wage, found that the …

Economics

Infographics

Here’s How Expensive It Is To Have Kids In The U.S. about 21 hours ago Trump’s Military Policy Overlooks Data On Why Transgender Troops Are Fit To …

The Yellowstone Supervolcano Goes Viral

The geysers, hot springs, mudpots, and fumaroles of Yellowstone National Park are the visible face of a vast, seething ocean of molten magma six miles deep. The supervolcano beneath Yellowstone has so far erupted three times: 2.1 million, 1.3 million, and 640,000 years ago. By the crude math of …

Social Media

BBC Earth

Be amazed by a super-charged volcanic ash cloud sparked by lightning. <br>#PATAGONIA

Operation Sparrow: Catching Pirates in Antarctica

The European Union is leading the world in the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, with its trailblazing 2010 IUU Regulation. If SDG target 14.2, which includes the pledge to end IUU fishing globally by 2020, is to be met, not only must EU Member States step up and …

Sustainable Development Goals

Let fossil fuels rip for an ice-free Antarctica

Scientists warn that burning up the planet's remaining fossil fuel would cause all Antarctic ice to melt and lead to 58m of sea level rise over …

Sea Level

Predictions Implicit in “Ice Melt” Paper and Global Implications

|September 21st, 2015<p>Categories: Blog<p>21 September 2015<p>James Hansen and Makiko Sato<p>S.L. Marcus suggests that our paper[1] “Ice Melt, Sea Level Rise & …

How Marx Can Save American Capitalism

<b>Book Review: How Marx Can Save American Capitalism,</b> <b>By Ronald W. Dworkin (2015)</b><p><b>T</b>his book would drive Marx crazy, and might send a lot of right-wingers …

Don’t blame colonialism for your poverty

ONE of the things I enjoy about this column is getting feedback and views from readers on what they think about Africa, its people and poverty in …

South Africa

Africa's Development: Co-creating The New Africa

The first couple of weeks of July is typically busy with lots of business events before the start of the holiday season and this month has certainly …

Africa

High-speed mobile puts Africa and India on fast track

<b>The roll-out of high-speed mobile connectivity in Africa and India is demonstrating yet again how emerging economies can leapfrog traditional developmental stages to accelerate their economic growth.</b><p>Governments in these countries are betting that faster 4G internet connections over the airwaves, …

Africa at heart of UN development summit goals

The Summit on Sustainable Development held at the UN General Assembly in New York on 25-27 September will see 193 countries ratify ambitious global …

Sustainable Development Goals

Mapping migration

<b>Where are the world's biggest Chinese and Indian immigrant communities?</b><p>MORE Chinese people live outside mainland China than French people live in …

Brazil's gamble on deep water oil

The discovery of billions of barrels of oil off the coast of Rio de Janeiro was billed as one of the biggest finds of this century. But with the country’s biggest energy company, Petrobras, mired in debt and scandal, the low price of oil and dangers of a second Deepwater Horizon, the viability of …

Oil

Mapping the Hourly Wage Needed to Rent a 2-Bedroom Apartment in Every U.S. State

The figures highlight the mismatch between dipping job earnings and soaring housing costs.<p>Yes, the American economy is improving, and yes, we’re creating more jobs. But the hourly wages for a lot of these jobs are stagnant at best. According to the Pew Research Center, 30 percent of America’s …

Housing