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Among the four basic freedoms the EU offers its citizens free movement of labour has traditionally lagged behind, due to cultural and linguistic obstacles and, above all a natural of human longing to stay close to their home. The economic crisis with its unprecedented high unemployment rates, especially among young people, and high income differentials… » read more

Posted by Eberhard Rhein

Just in time for the UN General Assembly, the UN secretariat has published the second World Happiness Report. On the basis of extensive polls in 156 countries it assesses how people rate their overall happiness in life. The result shows that, despite the 2007-08 financial crisis, the world has become slightly happier in 2012 than… » read more

Posted by Eberhard Rhein

The world is entering into a major recession. Global economic growth will go down to less than 2 percent in 2009, with USA and Europe as the most affected regions, and most of the Asian and African countries the least hurt. This recession, which follows the global unleashing of the US banking disaster, will be… » read more

Posted by Eberhard Rhein