Rates are spiking in most comparable countries.
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Labor market disruptions, supply chain strains and the war in Ukraine have taken a toll everywhere.
Consumers are still finding bare store shelves.
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An expert on global supply chains explains why shortages of many products have persisted throughout the pandemic.
The tortilla business can become an unexpected way out for former gang members.
Being part of a gang may increase the chance of dying young, but when gang members leave their old lives behind, they can find that their street smarts come in handy.
A ‘hard Brexit’ appears increasingly likely.
AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth
American companies still face enormous uncertainty about how they’ll be doing business in the UK and EU in the coming years, particularly as the April 12 Brexit deadline draws closer.
Good jobs will go with a no-deal Brexit.
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The government’s £1.6 billion Stronger Towns Fund will be insufficient compensation for the effects of a no-deal Brexit.
As 3-D printing revolutionizes manufacturing, new possibilities for cities emerge.
3-D printing has the potential to disrupt local manufacturing, and re-configure approaches to urban design, planning and production.
A poster from a world summit in Hong Kong on preparing for worldwide pandemics in June 2010. Despite efforts to develop plans, none is yet in place.
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It’s not a matter of if, but when, the next deadly pandemic will strike. Will the world be ready?
Hard hats at the ready.
Does 21st century corporate logic contain the seeds of its own destruction?
Why free-flowing traffic between Dover and Calais is so important.
Technologies like 3d printing and robotics will be crucial aspects of Australia’s manufacturing future.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Australia has a bright future in advanced manufacturing, but it will be a turbulent transition that we need to manage carefully.
Prefab resprout: Here they come again!
In the late 1950s, more than a decade after the war and not long after the rock and roll explosion, Britain embarked on a house-building programme the like of which we have never seen before or since…