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The Economics of the American Prison System

Old Sweet Way

Highway #60

Chrysler Building - NY

Bangladeshi factory deaths spark action among high-street clothing chains

Western clothing retailers were inevitably going to face questions over the link between cheap fashion and worker safety in the aftermath of the Rana …

The 80% Energy Rule: An Old Secret to Success

A hard-charging professional flames out and discovers a better way of working based on the wisdom of long-lived Japanese islanders.<p>Who’s your business role model? Whether you go for high tech gurus like Steve Jobs and Jeff Bezos or more down home exemplars of business greatness such as Henry Ford …

Closer to China by degrees

Recent news from China and America has caused some panic around the world and should reinforce the view that the Australian economy of the early …

Saudi Arabia switches start of weekend from Thursday to Friday

<b>Saudi Arabia is to change the start of its two-day weekend from Thursday to Friday, official sources say.</b><p>The change will bring it into line with other countries in the region and help co-ordinate business and banking days.<p>A similar proposal in 2007 was rejected, but the Saudi business community has …

Saudi Arabia

Elite New York Law Firm Has Massive Layoff

Monday will be a "grim day" at Weil Gotshal, The New York Times' DealBook reports.<p>The New York City law firm managed to get through the recession without mass layoffs, but it's letting 60 lawyers and 110 staff members go today. It has already cut the pay of 30 of the firm's 300 partners.<p>Weil's …

New York City

EU bank bailout rules: leaked Noonan compromise | Financial Times

When EU finance ministers reconvene on Wednesday for a last-ditch attempt to strike a deal on bank bailout rules after they couldn’t get one in the …

Chinese graduates face toughest job market ever | Financial Times

While many Chinese of a certain age are reliving their college days through the movie “So Young”, the country’s students of today are facing the …

The Top 5 Gayest Moments in the New 300: Rise of an Empire Trailer - PAPER

<b>4.</b> <b>0:37: The slo-mo closeup of a sweaty, sexxxy beard.</b><p><b>3.</b> <b>0:45: The fighter sensually sharpening his spear while we get a peek of his underboob.</b><p><b>2.</b> <b>0:41: The anonymous builder stripping a big log that's jutting out towards the camera.</b><p><b>1.</b> <b>0:27: Xerxes walking into his castle in</b> <b>gold leather shorts and</b> …

Justin Vivian Bond on Being an Arrogant Feminist and the Problem with NYC Pride - PAPER

<b>Night of a Thousand Judys</b> -- the charity variety show which celebrates all things <b>Judy Garland</b> -- is happening tonight (with tickets still available here) and they've got quite the line-up. Of the many performers who will grace the stage and give their best Judy, Mx. Justin Vivian Bond may just be …

Die Antwoord's "Cookie Thumper" Video Is Their Latest Attempt to Make Us Deeply Uncomfortable - PAPER

Our favorite freaky-ass South Africans, <b>Die Antwoord</b>, released a new video today for their song, <b>"Cookie Thumper,"</b> and, per usual, it's highly entertaining but will also make your skin crawl. Directed by group member Ninja, it stars his groupmate Yo-Landi Vi$$er as an orphan girl crushing on a bad …