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Why Working Fewer Days/Hours is Better for Everyone

A lot has happened since John Maynard Keynes predicted in 1930 that a century later, we would be working only 15 hours a week. He may have made this calculation on expected output in relation to increasing productivity, but he must … Continue reading

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Understanding ‘Labour Market Flexibility’ Should Matter to You

If you’re someone who wants to work to support yourself (i.e. basically everyone), then the labour market is important for you to understand. Just like the “supply and demand” of products in a market, the supply and demand of labour … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Leadership

“So he shepherded them according to the integrity of his heart, And guided them with his skillful hands.” –Psalm 78:72 Leaders have surfaced in stories and historical records since the invention of writing. No matter what period, mankind has had … Continue reading

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Japan Crime, Business, and Education Stats in 2015

It’s not easy to predict what kinds of trends we might see this year, but many recent investigations have shed some light on various aspects of Japanese society. They might be based on information from a few years ago, but … Continue reading

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Label Wars: Made in China, Japan, or America

Do you care where your clothes were made? It seems like virtually everything you buy at the store now has the “made in China” label on it, but that’s not stopping consumers or retailers from dealing with such products. American companies … Continue reading

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