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China’s economic miracle is beginning to slow as the fallout from the global financial crisis takes hold, hitting exports and prompting a growing number of manufacturing firms to relocate elsewhere in search of cheaper labor. But if job demand...

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By Record on Aug 27th, 2012

In recent days article headlines in the Western media have proclaimed that Iran is banning women from higher education. Shirin Ebadi, Nobel Prize winner and a prominent Iranian human rights activist, was among the first to raise the alarm about...

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By Record on Aug 27th, 2012

Deep concern is sweeping global agriculture markets as an extensive drought has lowered expected crop yields among major producers of grain, corn, and soy. In the United States, the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) predicts...

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By Record on Aug 24th, 2012

In the late 1990’s a Swiss national went to the Simanjiro region of Tanzania to study the properties of the Oloisuki tree. He sent several samples back to Switzerland where it has since been processed and turned into syrup that is used as...

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By Record on Aug 23rd, 2012

With the trial and sentencing of 39 defendants, the largest embezzlement scandal in the Islamic Republic of Iran’s history known as the “Big Graft” has entered a new phase. Iranian authorities are now pursuing Mahmoud-Reza Khavari, the former Bank Melli chief believed to be a ringleader in the scandal now residing in Canada. Read more →...

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In April 2012, activists in Italy entered a Green Hill dog breeding facility and removed 40 beagles from the premises, handing them over the fence to other activists, who took them away in waiting cars. The beagles were bred to be sold to laboratories...

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By Record on Aug 5th, 2012