This needs to be read a over and over, to be sure you get ALL of the points made here.

Why no unicorns…

minimum wage should absolutely be raised. i'm 17 and i make more money than most people working with the minimum wage bc i get paid above it. if every workplace paid as well as mine does, full-time adult workers would be getting the pay they need.

INEQUALITY between rich & poor - of all countries tracked - have increased most in Germany & the US since 1985 says OECD report, meaning MOST of the wealth & income gains have gone to the top small percentage of people & not shared w/ the poor. The US ranks #17 & Germany #18 of 34 for Life Satisfaction. Spain's inequality decreased more than any country since 1985. http://www.oecd.org/social/inequality.htm http://www.oecdbetterlifeindex.org/topics/life-satisfaction/

OECD inequality report: how do different countries compare?

INEQUALITY between rich & poor - of all countries tracked - have increased most in Germany & the US since 1985 says OECD report, meaning MOST of the wealth & income gains have gone to the top small percentage of people & not shared w/ the poor. The US ranks #17 & Germany #18 of 34 for Life Satisfaction. Spain's inequality decreased more than any country since 1985. http://www.oecd.org/social/inequality.htm http://www.oecdbetterlifeindex.org/topics/life-satisfaction/

British Virgin Islands: The BVI And Cayman Islands Are Tax-Neutral Jurisdictions. What Does This Mean For Your Fund?

British Virgin Islands: BVI Adopts Legislation To Implement The OECD Common Reporting Standard - Offshore News Flash

According to the OECD's "Better Life Index," women in Denmark have the most overall life satisfaction...the darker red countries means more satisfied.

The Countries Where Women Have the Best Lives, in Charts

According to the OECD's "Better Life Index," women in Denmark have the most overall life satisfaction.the darker red countries means more satisfied.

Joseph Stiglitz talks about going beyond GDP: Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz talked about the new means of measuring progress well-being and sustainability during a recent visit to the OECD. For more info visit: www.oecd.org/betterlifeinitiative

Discussion continues about improving traditional assessments of economic progress. Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz talked about the new means o.

Based on recent OECD Report (2015) World growth will slow to 2.7%, because the catch-up effects boosting growth in the developing world – population growth, education, urbanisation – will peter out. Even before that happens, near-stagnation in advanced economies means a long-term global average over the next 50 years of just 3% growth, which is low. The growth of high-skilled jobs and the automation of medium-skilled jobs means, on the central projection, that inequality will rise by 30%.

The best of capitalism is over for rich countries – and for the poor ones it will be over by 2060

Capitalism is over for rich countries – and for the poor ones it will be over by Populations with access to technology and a sense of their human rights will not accept inequality.

Doing Business is a handy resource that shows the ease/difficulty in doing business in individual countries.  Published annually by the World Bank and now available as a mobile app.

The Doing Business Project provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 189 economies and selected cities at the subnational and regional level.

Across most developed nations, landfill still remains the primary means of waste disposal. Many countries are attempting to minimise the amount of waste going to incinerators and landfill sites by developing recycling programs. In OECD countries, at least, their efforts have had varying degrees of success. Take Germany as a shining [...]

The Countries Winning The Recycling Race [Infographic]

This is a graphic, explaining the 'fiscal cliff' that we face. WSJ is counting down the days at http://www.marketwatch.com/story/senate-fiscal-cliff-bickering-spooks-market-2012-11-27?link=sfmw     We have 34 days. OECD predicts a global recession, if our government fails to make a deal.    http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/what-going-over-the-fiscal-cliff-would-mean---/2012/11/11/5cc99fbe-2c2f-11e2-a99d-5c4203af7b7a_graphic.html

This is a graphic, explaining the 'fiscal cliff' that we face. WSJ is counting down the days at http://www.marketwatch.com/story/senate-fiscal-cliff-bickering-spooks-market-2012-11-27?link=sfmw We have 34 days. OECD predicts a global recession, if our government fails to make a deal. http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/what-going-over-the-fiscal-cliff-would-mean---/2012/11/11/5cc99fbe-2c2f-11e2-a99d-5c4203af7b7a_graphic.html

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