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Made to last … but not forever

Sydney Morning Herald As manufacturing’s decline bites hard in Sydney’s west, old hands cherish the skills of a passing era. Stuart Washington reports. It bears the fancy name ”industrial estate” but there’s nothing fancy about the light industry in Revesby. … Continue reading

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Murder Is Not an Anomaly in War

Chris Hedges Truth Dig The war in Afghanistan—where the enemy is elusive and rarely seen, where the cultural and linguistic disconnect makes every trip outside the wire a visit to hostile territory, where it is clear that you are losing … Continue reading

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Human Brains Wire Up Slowly but Surely

Source: Science Mag As the father-to-son exchange in the old Cat Stevens song advised, “take your time, think a lot, … think of everything you’ve got.” Turns out the mellow ’70s folkie had stumbled upon what may explain a key … Continue reading

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US companies blame unemployment on skills gap

Source: FT Drew Greenblatt has been looking for more than a year for three sheet-metal set-up operators to work day, night or weekend shifts. The president of Marlin Steel Wire Products, a company in Baltimore with 30 employees, Mr Greenblatt … Continue reading

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