Crashed – How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World

Crashed Ten years after the 2008 financial crash comes a compelling analysis of what really happened. Both appalled and captivated, the former Greek finance minister and co-founder of political movement DiEM25 fears we have reached a 1930 moment… Storm clouds gather over the financial district of London’s Canary Wharf in 2008.   Crashed Every so often, humanity manages genuinely to surprise …

Free Food Destroys Communities – The Problem With the Facebook Cafeteria

Free Food Destroys Communities   What may be Instagram -worthy and a great perk for company employees isn’t so great for the cities that house tech campuses Free Food Destroys Communities This spring, Facebook announced plans to expand beyond its Menlo Park headquarters into neighboring Mountain View, which is also home to Google headquarters. In the fall, Facebook will take …

Saudi Arabia Canada Tensions – Saudi withdraws students , suspends flights

Saudi Arabia Canada Tensions Ensaf Haidar, wife of blogger Raif Badawi, takes part in a rally for his freedom in Montreal on January 13, 2015 Saudi Arabia Canada Tensions The Saudi Arabian government plans to withdraw all Saudi students it has been sponsoring at Canadian universities, colleges and other schools in retaliation for Canada criticizing the Islamic kingdom’s human-rights record. …

Indian Harbours Choked – Coal Stockpiles Clog Up Indian Ports

Indian Harbours Choked Freight wagons filled with coal sit at the Tori station in Jharkhand, India, in May 2018. Photographer: Prashanth Vishwanathan/Bloomberg Indian Harbours Choked India’s harbors have become clogged up with coal as imports to power an expanding economy outpace railroad capacity to transfer the fuel to consumers. Stockpiles rose by 15 percent in seven weeks to 19.2 million metric …

Corporate Climb – Stalled progress for women in Canadian C-suites

Corporate Climb   None of Canada’s TSX 60 companies were headed by a woman and two-thirds did not include a single woman among top earners during their latest fiscal year, reveals a Canadian Press analysis of corporate Canada’s highest ranks. A woman walks through Toronto’s financial district on Monday, July 30, 2018.Graeme Roy / THE CANADIAN PRESS   Corporate Climb TORONTO — …