Monthly Archives: October 2011

IS THAT YUMMY CHOCOLATE BAR MADE WITH CHILD LABOUR?


With Halloween around the corner, who did not buy some Nestle or Cadbury mini bars? You are excused, at least for this year, but after reading this, no more. You might have to look closer at the packaging, before you buy … Continue reading

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The case for state regulated credit card interest rates


THE CASE FOR STATE REGULATED MAXIMUM INTEREST RATES FOR CREDIT CARDS. Bankers and governments might take heed and read the signs on the wall: a largely young segment of the population, who demonstrated and occupied public spaces, are activists with … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving


THANKSGIVING As a person not acculturated in the holiday tradition of Thanksgiving, the whole idea seems a bit odd to me: designating one special day for confirming gratitude.  In actuality, the day is spent cooking, eating, drinking, sitting around the … Continue reading

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