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· May, 2012

Stories about Economics & Business from May, 2012

Macedonia: Protest Announced in Support of Environmental Activist on Trial

Martinique: “Think Like A Man”, Just Not in France

The cancellation of the release of American movie “Think Like A Man” in movie theaters is being discussed by French of African descent. Read on to find out how an...

South Korea Seized Infant Flesh Capsules Made in China

Kenya: An Online Source for Kenya Architecture

Switzerland: An Initiative to Establish Basic Income for All

An initiative to establish a new federal law that would give a basic monthly income to all citizens, regardless of employment status was formally introduced in Switzerland in April. Stanislas...

Spain: Barcelona Sieged During European Central Bank Meeting

On May 2, 3, and 4 the European Central Bank meeting took place in Barcelona, Spain, a city that became sieged by the police. For this meeting, Spain temporarily suspended...

China: Middle-class Discontent

Brunei: Decreasing Population Growth

India: Google Search's Change in Algorithm and Its Impact

Google’s recent algorithm change in their search engine affected low quality Search engine optimization/link building services, much of which was being outsourced by the US to countries like India. While...

Spain: Madrid Preparing for “Indignado” Anniversary

The anniversary of 15M - which will be celebrated throughout Spain - promises a month full of initiatives led mainly by neighbors and town assemblies. The common objective is to...

Colombia: Telework Law or Microsoft Law?

Georgia: Face Control

Kenya: State of Software and Intellectual Property Law in Kenya

Africa: Calls for Transparency Over Marked Increase in Land Deals

Almost 5% of Africa's agricultural land has been bought or leased by investors since 2000. Observers are increasingly worried about the fact that such land deals usually take place in...

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