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Starbucks Just Gave Big Raises to 150,000 of Its Workers

<b>Starbucks</b> (SBUX) is moving quickly to silence concerns among employees over slashed hours and poor working conditions. On Monday, the coffee giant …

The Concept Of Money And The Money Illusion

<b>Awareness about the concept of money is making a comeback.</b> Gone are the decades in which the global citizenry was fooled to leave this subject to …

Central Banks

Capitalism, Socialism and Communism

If asked, most people would likely declare that they know fairly well what the terms in the title mean. In the heat of the election year political debates, these terms are often used without much thought about their meaning. It happened to me that my opinion was perceived by different people as me …

Globalization

Welcome To The Post-Work Economy

By Ben Schiller10 minute Read<p>If the goal of the economy is to provide decent-paying work for everyone, that economy clearly isn’t doing a good job at …

Did Jesus Predict Muhammad? A Biblical Portal Between Christianity and Islam

Part 1:<p>The time has come for Christians and Muslims to make peace between our communities. Christians and Muslims already make up more than half of the global population, and these numbers are expected to grow in the coming decades; according to the Pew Research Center, by 2050, two thirds of …

Capitalism – Killing jobs and the environment

Capitalism<p>Killing jobs and the environment<p>Anna Pha<p>When the new Parliament begins its first sitting this month, the Turnbull government intends …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

IQ

Why Investing in Infrastructure in Developing Countries Will Benefit Us All

The world is awash in capital, commodities and debt. But rather than conjuring up images of abundance, this toxic conflagration of geoeconomic realities has led many commentators to forecast that the next financial meltdown is just around the corner.<p>One potential choke point in the global economy …

China May Never Get Rich

China is already the world's largest economy by some measures, such as purchasing power parity. It's clear, however, that the country's growth is slowing. Growth dipped from roughly 10 percent to about 8 percent in 2012, and is falling again amid the current slowdown.<p>When the country recovers from …