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· August, 2009

Stories about Labor from August, 2009

30 August 2009

Arab World: Welcoming Ramadan

Ramadan is an important month in the Muslim calendar. Bloggers writing in Arabic celebrate the month, already in its first week, in this post, where we share some of the...

25 August 2009

Singapore: Taxi driver-blogger is a PhD graduate

He is a Singaporean taxi driver, blogger, and PhD holder from Stanford University. Singapore netizens describe him as the “most educated taxi driver in the world.” His name is Dr....

13 August 2009

Algeria: Business as Usual After Chinese Face Off

The influx of Chinese immigrants to Algeria ignited a face off between the immigrants and locals when about 100 residents and migrants clashed, using knives and bludgeons. Bloggers weigh in.

4 August 2009

Brazil: Fighting contemporary slavery

Modern day slave labour in the Northern and North-eastern States of Brazil is a well known problem. But is slave labour in São Paulo an anomaly? The blogosphere discusses and...