The economic crisis continues.
The annual summit of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Bangkok last weekend followed what is becoming a familiar pattern at top-level international gatherings. Amid a sharp downturn in all 10 member states, ASEAN leaders pledged themselves to economic cooperation and free trade, even as they resort to protectionist measures: here.
The New York state budget crisis and the debate over the “millionaire’s tax”: here.
Britain: EUROPEAN WORKING TIME DIRECTIVE – a tool for increased exploitation and hospital closures: here.