The civil war in Syria is already expanding beyond the borders, with regional and potentially global consequences.
|Sikonge – Helping Rescue Children From Child LabourAllAfrica.comIT is 10 am on Saturday; children are busy sorting out tobacco for the final stage of burning before placing the cash crop on the farm owned by Mr Paul Mungwe in Langwa area of Mibono village, Sikonge District. On Saturdays, it is easy to get cheap …and more »
McCain’s trip to Syria, his calls for US air strikes, and arming rebels with heavy weapons seem designed to counter Obama plan to negotiate with Russia.
In the week ending May 25, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 354,000, an increase of 10,000 from the previous week’s revised figure of 344,000. The 4-week moving average was 347,250, an increase of 6,750 from the previous week’s revised average of 340,500.
World Fair Trade Day in N. America reached far & wide this year, during celebrations May 4-19! Around 1000 events involved about 100,000 participants, the same levels as last year. See photos & stories at WFTD.
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The American Prospect
|Children of the Great CollapseThe American Prospect… the Depression. Thanks to expansions to the Child Tax Credit, the Earned Income Tax Credit, food stamps, and unemployment insurance—all beefed up by the $ 840 billion Recovery Act—the safety net almost wholly mitigated the rise in child poverty …
A study by the Heritage Foundation maintained that Hispanic immigrants are deficient in I.Q. and thus disposed to rely on “government handouts.”
|Bank account a must for Sahara bondholders to get refundHindu Business LineTraders said these bonds had been subscribed to by many who do not have a bank account even today, especially migrant labour, vegetable vendors etc. Tejesh Chitlangi, Partner IC Legal, said: “SEBI does not have any choice but to verify the credentials …and more »