You would think Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter is the only crazy German to infiltrate U.S.
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Crazy German Impostors Infiltrating U.S. High Society: The List Doesn’t End At Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter, AKA ‘Clark Rockefeller’
Lib Dems revolt against David Cameron’s ‘unjust’ move in runup to chancellor’s autumn statement David Cameron’s plans to end housing benefit for under-25s look set to be omitted from George Osborne’s autumn statement this week after a Lib Dem revolt against more draconian benefit cuts.
The bigger you are the worse you can behave, particularly if you’re in the construction industry How easy it is to behave abominably and get away with it nowadays. The bigger you are, the easier: TV stars, IT contractors, care-home chains, and now, so I hear, the construction industry
Company charged with carrying out ‘benefit tests’ gives £22m contract to Lanarkshire NHS as MPs query value of deal Atos, the company contracted by the Department for Work and Pensions to carry out medical assessments of people claiming benefits, has subcontracted the NHS to carry out its consultations in Scotland in an unusual example of an outsourced contract being subcontracted back to a public organisation.
The Indonesian government has quietly made an order that overrides Big Pharma’s patents on seven important drugs for HIV and hepatitis B, allowing local drug companies to make cheap and affordable versions for its citizens In a move that has surprised and delighted access to medicines campaigners, Indonesia’s government has quietly issued an order to override the patents on seven important medicines used to treat people with HIV and hepatitis B and allow cheap versions to be made by local drug companies. The “government use” order was made on 3 September, but with no fanfare and, as yet, no public outcry from the pharmaceutical giants which, in the past, used to defend their patents volubly and aggressively – through the courts as well as diplomatic back-channels.
Michael J Sandel’s argument that the degradation of values is flourishing to our cost should be heeded Michael J Sandel , the American philosopher, public intellectual and author of What Money Can’t Buy , is a star guest at the Labour party conference in Manchester this week.
The auto-enrolment scheme, being phased in from October, will affect any employee aged 22 or over earning more than £8,105 Eleven million workers will start being automatically enrolled in pension schemes from 1
Number of civil servants declined by 5,000 in quarter, and number of health workers is higher than three years ago Government plans to cut the public sector payroll appear to be faltering, as official figures revealed a sharp slowdown in job cuts across Whitehall and local government over the summer. The number of civil servants declined by 5,000 in the three months to the end of July, and the overall drop in public sector employment was restricted to 39,000, as cuts that have reduced the civil service headcount by more than 600,000 since the financial crash ran out of steam
Class size, teacher’s pay and spending: which countries spend the most and pay the least in education?
If you have a child in school in the developed world, there’s only one place you can get comprehensive data on how their education is different to that in other OECD countries. It’s called Pisa and it’s published today.
American pollster Stan Greenberg says 68% of Britons rate UK economy as too harsh for workers and too generous to the rich British voters want a fundamental change in the way the economy works, and predominantly blame the greed of bankers in Wall Street and London for the recession but are sceptical that the electorate can have much influence over the UK’s direction, a Bill Clinton adviser will say on Tuesday. The message from the American pollster Stan Greenberg, one of the former US president’s closest advisers, also shows voters strongly believing that the way economy works is “too harsh on ordinary working people” and too “generous to upper-class families”