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· October, 2011

Stories about Economics & Business from October, 2011

Trinidad & Tobago: Poisoned Avocados

China: New Global Order in Car Ads

Jordan: Alternative Voices on the World Economic Forum

From October 21 to 23, Jordan hosted the World Economic Forum's Special Meeting on Economic Growth and Job Creation in the Arab World. This year, as the Arab world continues...

Czech Republic: Reactions to Qaddafi's Death; Trade Relations With Libya

Hong Kong: Why Occupy Central?

A group of activists in Hong Kong have occupied the ground floor of the iconic HSBC building in Central District for almost one week. Their occupation has provided a reflective...

Trinidad & Tobago: Urban Development's Bill

Italy: October 15 Protest Turns Violent in Rome

This post is part of our special coverage #Occupy Worldwide. Inspired by the “Occupy Wall Street” movement in New York and by the Spanish “Indignados”, citizens in 951 cities and...

France: Violence Erupts in French Overseas Departement Mayotte

Why Occupy Singapore Failed

It seems Singaporeans are preoccupied with something else because nobody showed up in the OccupyRafflesPlace event which could have been the Singapore equivalent of the Occupy Wall Street protest. Bloggers...

Bangladesh: Tata Nano Launch Deferred

Trinidad & Tobago: The Question of Race

Malawi: A Growing City and its Pay-to-Cross Footbridges

Hand-made wooden bridges now connect two popular markets on each side of a river in Malawi's capital Lilongwe, providing a local solution to both joblessness and growing urbanization for the...

Brazil: Creating Opportunities for Life After Jail

While serving time in jail, Ronaldo Monteiro kickstarted a project with fellow detainees and turned his life around. Years later, released on parole, Monteiro now coordinates an NGO that offers...

China: No Clear Solution to the Wall Street Occupation

The occupation of Wall Street has gathered a lot of interest in China, as have three blog posts last week from an investment banker, a columnist and a Yale professor,...

Greece: “Hunger is coming” Blog Action Day 2011

South Korea: Photos from Occupy Wall Street Protest in Seoul

The Occupy Wall Street movement has landed in the South Korean capital, Seoul. Despite heavy rain, lightening and thunder, and a sudden drop in temperature, about 300 people came together...

Trinidad & Tobago: Need for Proper Tender Process

United States: “Occupy Wall Street” Gets Stronger

When we first published our story on "Occupy Wall Street," it barely made it to the front pages of newspapers. Currently, with thousands of followers, Occupy Wall Street has captured...

Slovenia: #OccupyLjubljana on Oct. 15

Slovenia: Notes on the Dec. 4 Early Elections

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