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"Huh, that's weird," I muttered as I trudged through a muddy trail in the Amazon rainforest. Even though the sun was setting, the heat was still sweltering and sweat dripped into my eyes as I stared at something I had never before seen -- a tree covered with bizarre yellow outgrowths.
At the intersection of arduous and repeatable, there are bound to be robots (or, at the very least, great machines.)
The Export-Import Bank died when its charter expired at the end of June. After 81 years, what is commonly known as Boeing's Bank headed toward Washington's trash bin.
Imagine spending hours every day cooking your family's food over an open fire, your eyes burning and lungs struggling from the constant smoke. Then imagine spending additional hours, often in the dark of dawn or dusk, searching for the fuel needed to start cooking again.
"Let's be clear about what this financing does," Delta CEO Richard Anderson said Wednesday. "It improves the profit margins
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the leader who more than any other human being alive is associated with the successful use of divestment to help overturn apartheid in South Africa, is calling on Presbyterians to choose divestment from the Israeli occupation.
The most important reference point for non-Presbyterians to judge the morality and wisdom of the divestment that the Presbyterians are poised to consider is the context of failed diplomatic efforts for the last 20 years to resolve the Israel-Palestine conflict.
In Illinois, manufacturing accounts for 12 percent of the state's total economic output. But what types of goods are being manufactured in Illinois?
"A very intriguing aspect of this study is the really state-of-the-art methodology that was used to determine the fate of
Caterpillar Inc has put workers on notice that its short-term incentive plan, the centerpiece of a performance-based, profit-sharing program, will make its smallest payout since the recession when the payments go out next March, Reuters reports.
Ninety percent of companies now require employees to participate in variable pay plans, up from about 50 percent two decades
Shouldn't companies get involved now instead of waiting to see what governments come up with on their own?
As Russia moves in a very dark direction, a line must be drawn in the sand. American companies and politicians who court LGBT people are going to have stand against this brutal regime in no uncertain terms. And it must be expressed in actions, not just words.
When you think about what makes up a great company, it's the diversity of thought, expertise and backgrounds of our employees that allow us to deliver to a diverse group of customers. And, introducing women to the mining industry is one part of this diversity equation.
Rep. John Garamendi (D-Calif.) is sponsoring a bill to help exempt companies that trade derivatives with public utilities
"Look for the union label." That was one of the catch phrases for the union movement in happier times. What is the status of labor unions as we approach Labor Day 2012?
The fact that the "American Jewish establishment" could only muster a two-vote majority at the Presbyterian Church USA General Assembly shows what the future holds for the Likudniks if they do not change their policies towards the Palestinians.