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EADS cuts 5,800 jobs; Greece’s dismal demographics; Capitalism’s tragedy in America; South Africa’s long walk is not over; Poll-axed in India!

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Greece economy to shrink for seventh year; Jobless future for South Africa; Sweden can close some prisons

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Car sales slump shows eurozone fragility; Six years to fix Greece; Globaliser Toyoda dies at 100

1 Car sales slump shows eurozone fragility (Gwyn Topham in The Guardian) Slumping car sales across the EU in August have underlined the fragility of the eurozone economy, with the cumulative figures for the year to date at a record … Continue reading

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30,000 have full genomes mapped; What if Greece defaults; Welcome to social media revolution; Faultlines divide Sudan; Parents at their worst; India’s statues and myths

1 Full genomes of 30,000 people mapped (San Francisco Chronicle) Thirty thousand  people have had their full genomes sequenced, up from just one in 2003. Since the cost to map your DNA can exceed $10,000 and is rarely covered by … Continue reading

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The dire possibility of Greece leaving the euro; Gender equality in toys; Dark secrets of ‘healthy’ bank balance sheets; China’s commodity connection

1 The New York Times on the dire possibility of Greece leaving the Euro. The danger that Greece or some other deeply damaged country in the euro zone could leave the single-currency union can no longer be ruled out. And … Continue reading

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