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· October, 2011

Stories about Economics & Business from October, 2011

Greece: When the Crisis Hit the Fan

Macedonia: Lead Smelting Factory Problem in Veles

Cuba: Off-Colour Remark in Red Light District

China: Questions Following Mekong River Massacre

Thirteen Chinese sailors were killed earlier this month in an attack on two cargo ships. Nine Thai soldiers have claimed responsibility, which the Thai government says is theirs alone, but...

Brazil: Niobium, National Mineral Wealth at Knock Off Prices?

Niobium, also known as columbium, is among the most utilized metals in the world, and Brazil has the great majority of global deposits. However, exploitation of niobium within Brazil raises...

Israel: Netizens Prepare to Take to the Streets in a New Social Justice Protest

Rallies are planned across Israel tonight - in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Rishon LeTzion, Kiryat Shmona, Haifa, Modiin and Eilat. Elizabeth Tsurkov checks out netizen reactions before the protests.

D.R. of Congo/U.S.A: Conflict-Free: A Growing Movement

East Timor: Investing in Creativity and Culture

Barcelona artist David Palazón ended up in East Timor as a break from his career. Now he is coordinating a project to research Timorese culture in hopes of creating a...

Greek Financial Crisis and Anti-Austerity Protests: The Story So Far

The Greek indignant movement seemingly foundered during the summer, but appears to be picking up steam again in September, at the imposition of yet another round of austerity measures. Asteris...

Uzbekistan: Making some cash on pilgrims

Bahamas: Economics of the Environment

Ukraine: Petroleum Sets Fire to Party of Regions Tactics

Sri Lanka: Incorporating an Entity

Latvia: Graffiti and Decay in Riga

Cuba: “Exterior” & “Interior” Blockades

Bermuda: The Challenges of Buying Local

Jamaica: Conflict of Interest with Housing & Environment

Hungary: Live-Blogging Oct. 23 Opposition Protest in Budapest

USA: Lawrence Lessig's “Republic, Lost”

East Timor: Petition to Keep the Country Debt-Free

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