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Gaining an insight into George Soros

January 6, 2011


George Soros is a household name associated mainly with philanthropy, but also for his advocacy for “open societies”. This, his ninth book, probably stands in place of an authobiography; it is by turns interesting and annoying, but provides considerable insight into a eccentric whose concerns are widely shared, even if his notions about the way forward may not be.

The real face of Wal-Mart

November 20, 2010


According to the labour movement, Wal-mart, the world's biggest private sector employer and retailer, is a parasitic entity contributing the the 'race to the bottom' in terms of wages and conditions while adding to the global army of the jobless.