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Meet Generation M: the young, affluent Muslims changing the world

They say you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but in this case they’re wrong. In the foreground is a young woman with fuchsia lipstick, Jackie O-style sunglasses and a colourful headscarf. Behind her is a young man, with a hip, trimmed beard, headphones jammed in his ears and one hand casually …

Religion

'Single currency experiment has been a disaster' admits Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz in The Euro

"Europe, the source of the Enlightenment, the birthplace of modern science, is in crisis.” So says Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Prize-winning economist and sometime chairman of President Bill Clinton’s Council of Economic Advisors.<p>“Large parts of Europe” have endured “a lost decade”; incomes per head are …

Economics

Another Electric Car Factory Is Coming to China

Electric car startup Karma Automotive, and its Chinese owner, appear to be planning to build a factory to make some of its cars in China, and could …

Israel Proves the Desalination Era Is Here

<i>From Ensia (find the original story here); reprinted with permission.</i><p>July 19, 2016 — Ten miles south of Tel Aviv, I stand on a catwalk over two …

Sir Philip Green Accused Of Doing What Is The Point Of Being In Business

You may or may not have noted this but over in my native UK there has been a Parliamentary inquiry into the manner in which British Homes Stores, a department store chain, collapsed into bankruptcy just recently. The basic background of the story is that Tina, Lady Green, bought the chain some time …

Profit

Goldman Sachs moves ahead with online lending plans

The investment bank plans to begin offering its new online lending platform to consumers this fall, according to comments made by CFO Harvey Schwartz, during the company's Q2 earnings call.<p>It originally announced the platform in July of last year.<p>The bank is moving away from its traditional market …

Goldman Sachs

Chinese scientists to trial revolutionary gene-editing technique on cancer patients

A ground-breaking gene-editing technique is to be tested on humans for the first time, with Chinese oncologists trialling the innovation on lung cancer patients.<p>The team from Sichuan University’s West China hospital in Chengdu, China will begin tests in August, the scientific journal Nature …

Genetics