Power and Influence : Two Peas in a Pod? (On Influence – Part V)
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Power and Influence : Two Peas in a Pod? (On Influence – Part V)

Influence involves a relationship between those in power and those who want to influence power. Late Sunday night on July 12, 2015, a social activist in Barcelona twittered the hashtag #ThisIsACoup denouncing the Eurozone leaders’ proposed bailout measures to Greece, arguably among the most austere since World War I. By the next morning, the hashtag … Continue reading

Beyond easy fixes: Ensuring the rights and safety of garment workers in the developing world
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Beyond easy fixes: Ensuring the rights and safety of garment workers in the developing world

By: Syed Sajjadur Rahman The plight of Bangladesh’s garment workers was thrust into the spotlight following the collapse in April 2013 of an eight-story factory building, the Rana Plaza, which caused the deaths of more than 1100 garment workers. Since then, some private sector coalitions and governments have investigated what can be done to prevent … Continue reading