A program begun in the US links local businesses with students in an effort to foster employment in science, technology and engineering, but critics say there is a lack of evidence that it works. Brisbane Times Also reported by •Sydney Morning Herald •The Age
China invested 103 billion dollars in renewable energies in 2015, becoming the first country in the world which invested the most in this type of energy. China has several reasons for becoming greener.. Eurasia Review
Just hours after taking office, Donald Trump signed off on an executive order to start the rollback of Obamacare.
The US president is making good on a campaign promise to dismantle his.. Source: euronews (in English) -
Presidential candidates on the campaign trail are usually wary of making too many promises. They know that, in reality, politics is all about compromise. But this is yet another trend that Donald Trump.. Source: Euronews English -
The ongoing contest between the Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders wings of the Democratic Party continues to divide Democrats. It’s urgent Democrats stop squabbling and recognize seven basic.. Eurasia Review
ATHENS, GREECE--Constitution Square has been uncommonly quiet. When looking at the parliament building from my hotel window last month all I could see were cars and pedestrians. The crowds of.. Huffington Post
Some observations on recent negative trends in productivity, employment mismatch, and labor training and education from the increasingly more bearish David Rosenberg, who notes that the Trump's.. Zero Hedge
The ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival (ZeeJLF) may have attracted a lot of criticism this year for the way its programming epitomised the diminishing space for liberal voices in India today, but for.. DNA
The Yellen Fed is rapidly digressing into a political entity.
The Fed is allegedly independent of politics, but Janet Yellen’s latest statements leave no doubt that she is more of a political.. Zero Hedge
Donald Trump’s team have taken over the levers of power, with the new President looking to reshape Washington politics in his image.
Among the first actions once Trump was sworn in was taking.. City A.M.
President Trump’s brief inaugural speech was a declaration of *war against the entirety of the American Ruling Establishment.* All of it.
As Paul Craig Roberts details, *Trump made it abundantly.. Zero Hedge
The government's much-hyped industrial strategy needs to focus on UK infrastructure and shoring up skills, rather than cash support for individual firms, business leaders have said.
A new Institute.. City A.M.
Texas added an estimated 210,200 jobs in 2016, according to the Texas Workforce Commission, but the Houston metropolitan statistical area ended 2016 with a higher unemployment rate than the year.. bizjournals
The Austin-Round Rock metro lost an estimated 4,000 jobs in December and unemployment ticked up slightly to an unadjusted rate of 3.2 percent. New data released Friday by the Texas Workforce Commission.. bizjournals
With Trump now officially US president amid concerns that a "sell the inauguration" sentiment may emerge at any moment, it was an appropriate moment for Credit Suisse analyst Andrew Garthwaite to.. Zero Hedge
Kenya has started a digital skills training program to enable 1 million young people to secure freelance online work in the next year, in a bid to tackle the country's acute youth unemployment problem... VOA News