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Stinging invective about strikes and the economy

IT IS not often that newspapers admit to knowingly publishing tedious claptrap, so mark this down as one of those rare moments for Business Report. Turn to page... Read Story

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Advocacy groups love workers but earn more

The wondrous ability of intellectuals to glamourise the “worker” was a major characteristic of the 19th and 20th centuries. Karl Marx was a prime ex... Read Story

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Opinion: Bosses must take blame for bad economy

The bosses, the capitalist politicians of the ANC and the DA, and the media, are howling at metalworkers and denouncing them for going on strike.

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Bank of Korea faces uncertainty
June 9 2014 at 18:54

An unprecedented wave of innovation in the way South Korea’s central bank picks and promotes its people is facing the test of whether it can survive the departure of its champion.

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Malaysia more risky than India?
June 9 2014 at 18:43

From missing airplanes to jail-bound opposition leaders, Malaysia has recently made international headlines for all the wrong reasons.

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Clean hydrogen advances
June 9 2014 at 18:45

Once relegated to the realm of science projects, hydrogen fuel cells are starting to displace fossil fuels as a means of powering cars, homes and businesses.

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Who benefits from strike as mineworkers and SA lose?
June 9 2014 at 04:51

The value of opportunities lost is impossible to quantify and the full cost of the longest strike in South Africa’s mining history will never be known.

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Labour law stops the jobless from selling their skills
June 9 2014 at 05:02

In the article “Youth jobless rate leaps to 36.1%” (Business Report, June 6), Loane Sharp, a labour economist at Adcorp, was reported as saying that “the primary responsibility for high youth unemployment... Read Story
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No reliable A-bomb with thorium reactors
June 6 2014 at 04:49

You cannot make a reliable atomic bomb with the waste from a thorium reactor. They tried to do it during the Cold War but dropped the idea when it proved difficult and dangerous.

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Anti-nuke campaigners never let facts intrude on a good tale
June 6 2014 at 04:44

Ever since the Nazis proved it, it has been an axiom of propagandists that it does not matter what you say as long as you say it loudly and often. Follow this simple rule and whatever you claim will be believed.

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Sector not gold-plated to withstand protracted strike
June 6 2014 at 04:39

Elize Strydom, the chief negotiator at the Chamber of Mines, and Association of Mineworkers and Construction (Amcu) president Joseph Mathunjwa shook hands and exchanged niceties on the sidelines of the Labour Court case y... Read Story
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Obama says ‘yes we can’ to greener, cleaner Earth
June 5 2014 at 04:58

To live in a cleaner, greener, healthier world we need to sacrifice our desire for lavish lifestyles and accept that economic growth will have to take a hit. At the weekend, even the White House agreed that the sentiment a... Read Story
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Forfeit of Eskom chiefs’ bonuses welcomed
June 5 2014 at 04:54

The news that Eskom executives will not get bonuses this year will be seen by many as long overdue. Every time its annual report comes out and the directors’ pay is splashed in the press, people who themselves receiv... Read Story
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