News links for 15 February 2013
[ismember]Amazon 'used neo-Nazi guards to keep immigrant workforce under control' in Germany - Europe - World - The Independent
"Internet giant investigates abuse claims by foreign workers in its German warehouses"
ARD Mediathek: Reportage / Dokumentation - Ausgeliefert! Leiharbeiter bei Amazon - Mittwoch, 13.02.2013 | Das Erste
This is a report I heard about on the German daily public TV news program Tagesschau. The report from the German public TV station ARD uncovers some shocking goings on at Amazon.de. This is the second such Amazon story out of Europe that I have seen as we also saw one in the UK reported by the FT.
The Federal Deficit Chart That Should Embarrass The Budget Hawks - Investors.com
"To be specific, CBO expects the deficit to shrink ...
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