737 Corporations control the world

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Three systems theorists at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich have taken a database listing 37 million companies and investors worldwide and analyzed all 43,060 transnational corporations and share ownerships linking them. They built a model of who owns what and what their revenues are and mapped the whole edifice of economic power.… Continue reading

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Surviving Our Economic Crisis

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For the past few years, Lebanon has been going through a rough economic terrain, our GDP is going down, so many companies going bust or moving out, unemployment skyrocketing and things are stabilizing at the bottom, but there’s hope for us, “in us”… Allow us to elaborate, in the past, when our existence in this country… Continue reading

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World’s Richest People 2015

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Another year, another set of records broken by the planet’s wealthiest. Despite some global economic turmoil, it was still a pretty good year for billionaires overall. 1. Bill Gates Net Worth: $79.2 B Source of wealth: Microsoft Nationality: American Age: 60                 2. Carlos Slim Helu & family… Continue reading

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قبيل هطول الأمطار الأولى هل سيتمّ إعلان حالة طوارىء بيئية في لبنان؟

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 في ظل كل المشاكل التي يعيشها بلدنا، مشكلة النفايات أضحت أهمّها وهي تتفاقم يوميّاً حتّى أصبحت تقتحم مياهنا الجوفيّة فالماء التي هي من مكونات الحياة الأساسية أصبحت اليوم تهدّد صحّة الإنسان في لبنان. بسبب تكدّس النفايات وحرقها في شوارعنا وما سيصحبها من أمراض وجراثيم عند هطول أمطار الشتاء؛ وما يرافق ذلك من تلوّث للهواء، وأخيراً… Continue reading ...

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