Austerity! What Austerity?
With an unemployment rate of around 5%, low inflation, low debt, low interest rates and a ‘AAA’ credit rating, the Australian economy has been the envy of many other developed nations since the global financial crisis (GFC) struck in late 2008.
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240,000 Brazilians protest across country for reforms
São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and five other Brazilian cities have already announced bus fare cuts By Rasheed Abou-Alsamh BRASILIA, Brazil – In a movement devoid of any overt political demands and run mostly by young Brazilians fed up with being ignored for so long, Brazilians across the country spilled […]
Migration to a British university: three tales from Europe
The term migration is usually associated with the movement of 25+ year old people driven by changes in the economy. Yet there is another type of migration which is as equally important but often neglected in the literature. With the 2004 enlargement of the European Union millions of young people […]
Suitcase without a handle
Sasha and I were colleagues in university. He was a mediocre student. After graduation I didn’t manage to find any work paying more than 30 euro a month. So I started my “career” as a clerk in a music shop. One day Sasha dropped by and said he was going […]
Quality, Sustainability and Resilience – A Must for African Women in Business
According to the Millennium Declaration of September 2000, governments committed to promoting gender equity and women empowerment to combat poverty, hunger and diseases. They also committed to stimulate sustainable development. Up to today here has not been efficient political will especially in Africa and sustained commitment to meeting the needs […]