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  • Europe’s Richer Regions Want Out

    10/06/2012 1:51:04 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 86 replies
    The New York Times ^ | October 6, 2012 | STEVEN ERLANGER
    CATALONIA may be the catalyst for a renewed wave of separatism in the European Union, with Scotland and Flanders not far behind. The great paradox of the European Union, which is built on the concept of shared sovereignty, is that it lowers the stakes for regions to push for independence. While a post-national European Union may be emerging out of the euro zone crisis, with a drive for more fiscal union and more centralized control over national budgets and banks, the crisis has accelerated calls for independence from member countries’ richer regions, angry at having to finance poorer neighbors. Artur...
  • 17,000,000 College-Educated Americans Are Wasting Their Degree On Menial Jobs

    10/30/2010 12:49:41 PM PDT · by WebFocus · 56 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 10/30/2010 | Hannah Kim
    There's a good chance that the server pouring your coffee and the parking attendant valeting your car has a bachelor's degree, or even a doctoral degree. Richard Vedder at The Chronicle found some frightening statistics on the menial jobs college graduates are taking:17,000,000 college educated Americans have jobs that they are overqualified for, according to the BLS.Over 482,000 college-educated Americans are customer service representatives and over 100,000 are maids and janitors; 5,057 of whom have a Ph.D.More here: Image: Bureau of Labor Statistics This data examines the diminishing return of a college education as college graduates.  It also highlights the...