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Full equality might remain a distant goal, but the gender equality movement has made considerable progress internationally. The same cannot be said of racial equality. Campaigns tend to remain regional or national, rather than international, due to the complexity of ethnicity and the nuanced nature of racial categories. But there is potential for those fighting against racism to learn from the gender equality movement.
11 days ago · From The_Conversation_UK
What if we had an opportunity to double the size of the tourism industry, or to quadruple the size of the beef industry, or to boost the economy by more than any of the presently proposed tax switches? What if we could do it while permanently improving the lives of disadvantaged young people? We surely wouldn’t let it slip away. Yet we do every day while we fail to address the gap in school achievement between between rural, regional and remote children and their city counterparts.
24.10.2018 · From The_Conversation_Australia
Les auteurs du livre « The Making of Finance » soulignent la capture intellectuelle dont les mondes financiers font l’objet. Dix années se sont écoulées depuis la faillite de la banque Lehman Brothers : ce qui fut un événement inouï reste, aujourd’hui encore, un sujet de très fortes préoccupations. En effet, la théorie de la régulation nous enseigne que les crises financières majeures – celle de 1929 ou celle de 1987, par exemple – induisent des transformations struct…
23.10.2018 · From The_Conversation_France
The internet is everywhere, except in the economic growth figures. The internet is transforming every aspect of our lives. It has become indispensable. But, so far, according to a new meta-analysis we have published in the Journal of Economic Surveys, the internet has done next to nothing for economic growth. Vast resources have been thrown at information and communication technologies. Yet despite exponential growth in ICT and its integration into almost all aspects of our lives…
23.10.2018 · From The_Conversation_Australia
L’audiovisuel public français entre dans une nouvelle phase de réformes. Parmi les nombreux reproches que lui font la majorité présidentielle, l’incapacité à gouverner les entreprises est l’un des moins spectaculaires, mais l’un des plus pesants. L’audiovisuel public a-t-il un problème spécifique de management, ou le problème est-il plus grave ?
22.10.2018 · From The_Conversation_France