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Election results 2014: Ukip blames London election performance on difficulty appealing to the 'educated and cultured' - UK Politics - UK - The Independent
Election results prove Ukip can damage Labour as well as Tories Both parties need to rethink their campaign strategies if they are to beat back the Farage fox in the Westminster henhouse http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/may/23/election-results-prove-ukip-damage-labour-tories-farage || + Ed Miliband NEED TO RAISE HIS GAME! >> What do the council results mean for the 2015 general election? It is not easy to extrapolate from local election results, but these ones could suggest Labour falling just short of a working majority http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/may/23/what-council-results-mean-2015-general-election ||| + London is Ukip's worst nightmare The local election results highlight how out-of-step London attitudes pose a serious dilemma for Labour and Tories ""LONDON is metropolitan elite concerned chiefly with itself."" - http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/may/23/london-ukip-nightmare-labout-tories-local-elections-farage || +++ http://bbc.in/1qZCqn1
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may 2014 by asterisk2a
Jaron Lanier: "Wem gehört die Zukunft?" | Kulturjournal | NDR - YouTube
only those who have the date, profit from the data. middle class jobs will be lost as software and automation more and more takes over other peoples jobs. 3D printing, transportation, - user data should cost money - it is valuable. Companies will appear that offer people money to share their data, their online lives, in return for money. Less people around the globe needed to produce/make stuff people around the world need. means less menial, task oriented jobs to go around. thus the future is in software, problem solving and creativity. in the next 5 years, Amazon will have only roboters in its warehouses. no people packing the packages.
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february 2014 by asterisk2a
Hört auf zu arbeiten! - News Wirtschaft: Karriere - tagesanzeiger.ch
«Hört auf zu arbeiten!» Überangebot auf den Arbeitsmärkten >> nicht jeder kann heute einen "guten" job bekommen in then westlichen laendern. punkt. > " Sie setzen auf individuelle Lösungen, greifen zu einem semantischen Trick und ersetzen «gute Arbeit» durch «bedeutsame Tätigkeit». Wenn wir alle unsere Arbeit mit dem gleichen Enthusiasmus und der gleichen Leidenschaft verrichten, wie Bruce Springsteen seine Konzerte absolviert, dann wird alles gut. "
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april 2013 by asterisk2a
Bank Of America's Ethan Harris Explains The Birth Death Adjustment | zero hedge
Yesterday Zero Hedge pointed out that in addition to the 54,000 NFP number missing every single economist estimate, another very troubling statistic was that the BLS added some 206,000 "jobs" courtesy of its monthly birth/death adjustment: numbers which tend to be added on a monthly basis and then subtracted (especially during periods of economic contraction) in one annual benchmark revision which is largely ignored by everyone. In fact, as Peter Tchir pointed out, over the past 4 months, the NFP has added 752k jobs, of which 610k have been birth death jobs. B/D has added 271K jobs YTD in 2011, 510K in 2010, 585K in 2009, 825K in 2008, 883K in 2007, 1002K in 2006, etc, in in the last decade has never once subtracted from the full year tally, which would subsequently be revised lower. You get the picture. Well, yesterday, 
http://bloom.bg/lG4KSh#ooid=s3bW9oMjqnmL0oE-W6T4HJBdcbNs39tR
http://www.zerohedge.com/article/birthdeath-adjustment-206000
USA  economics  labour  statistics  unemployment  employment  2011  fraud  BLS  jobmarket 
june 2011 by asterisk2a
A healthy dynamic in job creation: Destruction - The Washington Post
young firms — business startups and a small number of new firms that grow very quickly — have played an outsize role in that process. In job creation, it turns out, it is not size that matters but the age of the firm. Small businesses don’t create all the new jobs — young ones do.
In recent years, however, this entrepreneurial dynamism began to slow. Job creation and job destruction began their decline as far back as the 1990s, and continued right up to the Great Recession, when job destruction fell to its lowest level in 30 years, and job creation even more. The average business became older and larger.

Perhaps you’ve noticed that we are halfway through this column about job creation and I have yet to mention the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy or fiscal stimulus or the deficit or even taxes. The reason is pretty simple: It’s hard to draw a convincing connection between any of them and a decline in entrepreneurial dynamism that began more than a decade ago.
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june 2011 by asterisk2a
KODA
KODA is Social Recruiting – changing the way new talent and smart companies find one another.
KODA is the place for sharing your professional identity and discovering your next opportunity.
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august 2009 by asterisk2a
Bruegel | Home
Bruegel is a European think tank working in the field of international economics. Established in 2005, Bruegel is independent and non-doctrinal. It seeks to contribute to European and global economic policy-making through open, fact-based and policy-relevant research, analysis and debate. Bruegel’s governance and funding model is unique. Its membership includes EU governments and leading international corporations. Its day-to-day work is carried out at arm’s length from members’ interests.
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august 2009 by asterisk2a

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