In France, 23,000 co-operative enterprises employ more than a million people (4.5% of the labour force) and have 24.4 million members. Co-ops are dominant in a number of sectors, including agriculture and food (40% market share), retail banking (60%) and retail distribution (30%). 35 more words
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Japan had the years of deflation – a downward spiral of steadily falling prices and declining economic power
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when two unions represented in an operation the same group of employees, should in future apply only in the event of a dispute, the collective agreement of the union with the most members in this operation.
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National Assembly in Paris unanimously a rule under which unavoidable food waste donated future, composted or to be used as animal feed.
In the first article of my series about the crisis in Ukraine, since 2013, I wrote a criticism of what I called the “pro-Russia” Left. No surprisingly I faced some criticism including that my article didn’t address capitalism or unfairly equated Russian and American power, all of which… 3,910 more words
Last weekend we attended our daughter Elizabeth Robinson’s graduation from Tufts University. She got a degree in International Relations and Economics, summa cum laude, and received the prestigious John Gibson prize for her research at Jordan’s Za’atari Refugee Camp. 300 more words
Freddy Halliday, courtesy of http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/article-3086195/The-sheer-Galle-Turtles-notch-accommodation-total-relaxation-Sri-Lanka-finds-new-boho-chic-atmosphere.html where the title runs “The sheer Galle of it: Turtles, top-notch accommodation and total relaxation as Sri Lanka finds a new boho-chic atmosphere… 918 more words