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Bringing the law to the factory

The recent factory collapse in Bangladesh has renewed attention to the global issue of workplace standards. In many countries, similar problems have arisen from a lack of enforcement for existing laws pertaining ...

dateAug 26, 2013 in Economics & Business
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Physicists decipher social cohesion issues

Migrations happen for a reason, not randomly. A new study, based on computer simulation, attempts to explain the effect of so-called directional migration – migration for a reason – on cooperative behaviours ...

dateApr 03, 2013 in General Physics
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Trade protectionism stifling IT sector: study

Big emerging markets led by China are increasing protectionist measures in the tech sector, hurting one of the most dynamic parts of the global economy, a US industry study said Wednesday.

dateJun 20, 2012 in Business
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Wikipedia, Google to protest Internet bills

Wikipedia went dark, Google blotted out its logo and other popular websites planned protests on Wednesday to voice concern over legislation in the US Congress intended to crack down on online piracy.

dateJan 17, 2012 in Internet
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