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27 possible graves were found near a notorious reform school in Florida

Twenty-seven “clandestine” graves were found on a property adjacent to the Dozier School for Boys in Marianna, Florida. The newly found graves increase the total discovered burials near campus to 82. The school is accused of carrying out abuses on students between 1900 and 1973. Dozier, which closed permanently in […]
27 possible graves were found near a notorious reform school in Florida
Markets

Swiss voters rejected a radical move to change the way money is created

Swiss voters have rejected a radical reform of their banking system, which would have moved control of money creation from private to public hands. The Vollgeld reform was vetoed in a referendum on Sunday by a vote of 76% opposed. Executive bankers and other opponents have expressed relief after calling […]
Swiss voters rejected a radical move to change the way money is created
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REPORT CARD: Australia ‘must try harder’ on productivity

The AICD says Australia hasn’t made that much progress in improving productivity and prosperity for all. The company directors have released a report card showing weak results across governance, infrastructure, innovation, finance and not for profits. Australia mostly scores a week C. The highest was a B+ for innovation. Australia’s […]
REPORT CARD: Australia ‘must try harder’ on productivity
Strategy

The state of pot in Australia: regulating medicinal cannabis

The Commonwealth government announced plans on the weekend to legalise growing cannabis for medicinal and research purposes in Australia. The news follows the Victorian government’s announcement earlier this month that it will legalise access to medicinal cannabis products for patients with severe symptoms from 2017. Meanwhile, the New South Wales […]
The state of pot in Australia: regulating medicinal cannabis