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The Robots Are Coming And Your Job Might Be At Risk

The Robots Are Coming And Your Job Might Be At Risk

By Martin Khor IPS Guest Writer PENANG, Malaysia March 15, 2017 (IPS) — Last year Uber started testing driver-less cars, with humans inside to make corrections in case something goes wrong. If the tests go well, Uber will presumably replace ...

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The Power Of Empathy

The Power Of Empathy

By Rupert Johnson PRIDE Columnist With regard to the perennial wave of crime and violence in Jamaica, it was heartening to read the comments of Robertino Gordon, dean of discipline at Cornwall College in Montego Bay. He stressed the fact ...

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I Am Black; You Are Black; But Do I Know You?

I Am Black; You Are Black; But Do I Know You?

By Yvonne Sam PRIDE Columnist Here we go again, with the least intention of ruffling any feathers or appearing like a snake oil saleswoman. Black History month has just gone by, amidst the perpetual disgruntlement of it being the shortest ...

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Why A Feminist Foreign Policy Is Needed More Than Ever

Why A Feminist Foreign Policy Is Needed More Than Ever

By Margot Wallström IPS Guest Writer STOCKHOLM, Sweden March 7, 2017 (IPS) — Lately, the world has tended to present itself in increasingly darker shades. In many places, democracy is questioned, women’s rights are threatened, and the multilateral system that ...

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Having A Say On International Women’s Day

Having A Say On International Women’s Day

By Yvonne Sam PRIDE Columnist MONTREAL, Quebec March 8, 2017 — Today is International Women’s Day (IWD), the special day we celebrate how much women have achieved. We celebrate the various ways that women have advanced in various careers and ...

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Time To Close The Gender Gap In Africa With Bold Actions

Time To Close The Gender Gap In Africa With Bold Actions

By Akinwumi Adesin IPS Guest Writer Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, March 6, 2017 (IPS) — International Women’s Day (IWD) is an important opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women and to be bold in promoting gender parity. Our world would be ...

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Tax Evasion Lessons From Panama

Tax Evasion Lessons From Panama

By Jomo Kwame Sundaram IPS Guest Writer KUALA LAMPUR, Malaysia March 3, 2017 (IPS) — Unlike Wikileaks and other exposes, the Panama revelations were carefully managed, if not edited, quite selective, and hence targeted, at least initially. Most observers attribute ...

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