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· September, 2012

Stories about Economics & Business from September, 2012

Romania: “Church and State”

Anniversary Interview with Occupy Wall Street Movement Activist

David DeGraw, one of the early participants of the 99% movement explains about the birth and development of the Occupy Wall Street movement around its one year anniversary. He touches...

Bolivia: 4 Injured in Clash Between Miners

Italy: Workers Occupy Sardinian Coal Mine

When threatened with the future closure of Carbosulcis coal mine in Italy, miners from the pit occupied their workplace some 373 metres underground in protest. The occupation may have ended...

Serbia: Gastarbeiters’ Houses

Free Money Day Hits the Streets

Nigeria: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Declines WTO High Post

China: RMB 4 Trillion Stimulus Package Questioned

In the past few months, some online public opinion leaders have openly criticized the Chinese government's RMB 4 trillion stimulus package introduced in 2008 during the global financial crisis. But...

Bangladesh: Mismanagement In The Banking Sector

India: Husbands to Pay Wives for Doing Household Chores?

The Union Women and Child Development Ministry in India is considering a draft bill which, if passed by parliament, would make it legally compulsory for husbands to pay out a...

Armenia: A New Transit Route?

Bolivia: Miners’ Dispute Holds La Paz Under Siege

Hundreds of miners are continuing to block the main access roads to La Paz. The blockade was sparked by a dispute between private cooperative miners and unionised miners over which...

Peru: Gastronomy and Culture in Mistura 2012 Fair

"Mistura", Peru's Gastronomy Fair, opened its doors in Lima for the fifth consecutive year. On social networks, Peruvians and foreigners alike share their opinions and offer their advice.

Eastern Europe: An Informal Economy Develops in Times of Crisis

Trinidad & Tobago: Section 34? Last Straw!

Political bloggers in Trinidad and Tobago are having a field day with the government's latest missteps - from a failed motion to remove the Minister of National Security from his...

Palestine: Demonstrations Against Rising Living Costs Continue

Protests against high prices and unemployment that started almost a week ago are continuing in major cities in the West Bank. Ola Anan updates us in this post.

Russia: New Competition in Social Media Analysis & Big Data Analytics

Spain: Investment Scheme of the Rich and Famous Makes Headlines

Discussion of the SICAV investment scheme reignited this summer in Spain, with the debate focusing on some of the well-known people and companies that take advantage of this fiscal tool...

China in Africa: The Real Story

Hibiscus is a Global Voices project designed to encourage conversations between bloggers who write about the China-Africa relationship. As part of this project, we will regularly feature key blogs or...

Myanmar: New Foreign Investment Law Passed

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