Women’s employment and current discriminations

30 10 2006

Previous statements can be useful to understand women’s situation on the labour market. Since the beginning of mankind, division of labour was established: men go hunting while women collect fruits. Afterward, men had been supposed to bring money home, occupying the public sphere, and women had to look after the kids and the household, confined […]


Ford, Politics, Customers or Society – Who’s to blame?

25 10 2006

In the current century where it is clear that almost everyone is aware of the important Environmental issues (i.e. Global Warming, Energy Resource Crisis) and Economical issues around the world especially the poorer regions, individuals and large corporations find themselves in a position to pledge their effort using any available means such as cash donations, […]


The Soybean boom: Doom for Brazil’s forests and savannahs

20 10 2006

Characterized by a large and well-developed agricultural, mining, manufacturing and service sector, Brazil’s economy outweighs that of all other South American countries and is expanding its presence in world markets. Productivity gains – particularly in agriculture – contributed to the surge in exports, and Brazil in 2005 surpassed the previous year’s record export level. Within […]