Waarom Stijgen die Lonen Nou Niet?

Partijen als D66, CDA, PvdA en GroenLinks laten electorale kans liggen Groningen, Kal. Feb. MMDCCLXXI A.U.C. Een tijdje terug publiceerde de Groene Amsterdammer een interessant artikel over hoe de lonen in Nederland al jarenlang nauwelijks stijgen, terwijl het inkomen dat is verdiend door bezit van kapitaal een steeds groter deel van het nationale inkomen uitmaakt.... Continue Reading →

Helping Women to Leading Positions: Wage Discrimination vs Quota

Leiden, prid. Kal. Sep. MMDCCLXX A.U.C., A major issue in modern feminism is the big difference between the number of men and women in leading positions. Some have argued for quota which force companies and the public sector to offer leading positions to women. However, if 'we' want women to work more and achieve more in... Continue Reading →

Free Chinese Lunch!

Leiden, a.d. Kal. Feb. MMDCCLXIX A.U.C., No, this is not an advertisement, this is about trade politics. The EU decided to increase import tariffs on Chinese steel with 9.2% to 13%, as a result of pressure from the European steel industry, which demanded protection from Chinese dumping practices. Dumping occurs when a producer sells products in a foreign... Continue Reading →

Russia’s Inner “Моногород” Time Bombs and the Need for Industrial Reform

London, a.d. VI Id. Sep. MMDCCLXVIII A.U.C., One of the most recognizable legacies of the Soviet Union within Russia are the numerous single-industry cities (монопрофильные города or моногорода). During the 2009 economic crisis in Russia, these monotowns were included in the political agenda as a potential source of social unrest. Given Russia’s current economic challenges,... Continue Reading →

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