Worst Industrial Disaster – On December 3, 1984, 40 tons of a toxic gas spewed from the factory

Worst Industrial Disaster In Bhopal, residents who survived the massive gas leak and those who arrived later continue to deal with the consequences Worst Industrial Disaster In Old Bhopal, not far from the small Indian city’s glitzy new shops and gorgeous lakes, is the abandoned Union Carbide factory. Here, in one ramshackle building, are hundreds of broken brown bottles crusted …

Walmart Redefined – new stand on guns, gay rights to get people to like it more

Walmart Redefined   Walmart Redefined   Walmart Redefined A week after February’s deadly school shooting in Parkland, Fla., Walmart Inc. executives huddled inside the company’s headquarters to discuss how they should sell guns. U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted support for raising the minimum age to buy guns to 21. Florida Republicans voiced similar wishes. Walmart executives knew the company, one …

Female Miners – India’s female miners toil over sandstone for the UK

Female Miners India’s mining laws effectively ensure that women are confined to less safe, insecure, manual work. Photograph: Anumeha Yadav   Female Miners In Bhilwara district, in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan, sandstone slabs form a makeshift fence around a field, marking the boundaries of a temporary worksite. In the centre, Seema, a tall young woman, lifts sandstone cobbles …

Food Apartheid – ‘Dual foods’ controversy has embroiled entire EU and will take years to resolve

Food Apartheid Vera Jourova, EU commissioner in charge of justice, consumers and gender equality, presents ‘A New Deal for Consumers’ in Brussels, April 11. No more cheating on food content … someday. (Olivier Hoslet/EPA-EFE) Food Apartheid Sometimes, when you move from one country to another, things look, even taste, different. That was Ilya Kunes’s experience when he moved back to the …

Most Popular Expat Destination : An increase in migrants has had positive effects on the German economy,

Most Popular Expat Destination An increase in migrants has had positive effects on the German economy, according to a recent report by a German moving company. Most Popular Expat Destination The U.S. remains the most sought-after place to work for workers worldwide. Germany has overtaken the U.K. for the No. 2 spot behind the U.S. as the most popular destination …

Tata Steel – Steel firms Thyssenkrupp and Tata Steel to merge, create 2nd largest European steelmaker

Tata Steel Tata owns the UK’s largest steelworks at Port Talbot Tata Steel Tata Steel and Thyssenkrupp have agreed a merger that will create Europe’s second-biggest steelmaker. The deal will mean Indian-owned Tata Steel’s UK plants are merged into a pan-European venture with annual sales of about £13bn. These include the UK’s biggest steelworks at Port Talbot in Wales, which …

Living Together

Living Together – why you should seriously consider getting married instead

Living Together Living Together Don’t make any moves before consulting your finances. Millions of Americans in romantic relationships move in together as an alternative to tying the knot. But while money or debt can drive couples to shack up, a new study published in the Journal of Financial Planning suggests that cohabitation has long-term financial implications: People who cohabited had less wealth …