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Is capitalism at a crossroads? | Politics

Back in the days when Ed Miliband was being criticised for dragging the Labour party too far to the left, political junkies seeking a guide to the new times would often be pointed in the direction of a tome entitled Varieties of Capitalism. Much-thumbed-through by the former Labour leader, this …

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Manitoba farmers’ market takes stand against Ontario vendors caught lying to consumers – Manitoba

A Manitoba farmers market says they take steps to make sure produce labelled as “local,” was not grown by mass-market manufacturers — unlike some markets in a neighbouring province.  On Friday, a CBC Marketplace investigation in Ontario exposed several instances where farmers market vendors in that province mislead shoppers about where their produce came from. Some …

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Nigeria Market Monitoring Bulletin: September 29, 2017 – Nigeria

Key messages • Recent increases in oil revenues along with revenues from non-oil sectors such as agriculture, are gradually helping drive Nigeria’s economy out of recession. Major economic indicators continue to improve (positive GDP of about 0.55 in 2017Q2, increased foreign reserve levels, strengthening currency, and declining inflation) (Figures 1, …

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