How organic food lies to you

In response to the growth of the organic food industry, the government created Organic Land Management, a branch of the US Department of Agriculture, according to the New Yorker. This group, responsible for the certification of organic land, demands payment from farmers seeking to have their land declared organic. As …

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New laws on payments for abused children

Survivors of institutional child abuse in New South Wales will now be able to reverse unfair settlement payments after new “critical” laws are passed by state parliament. The reforms allow courts to overturn historic unfair settlements for serious sexual and physical abuse. “We are righting the wrongs of the past …

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Liquidity crisis and low capital spending

For about a month now, two reports on the Nepalese economy, the liquidity crisis (limited availability of loanable funds in the banking sector) and low government capital spending have dominated the media. The latest data released by Nepal Rastra Bank, the central monetary authority, also indicates a serious shortage of …

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