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- AN ARTICLE FOR YOU, FROM ECONOMIST.COM - Dear FGC BOLSA, ( ) wants you to see this article on The sender also included the following message for you: This is an article you must read (Note: the sender's e-mail address above has not been verified.) Subscribe to The Economist print edition, get great savings and FREE full access to Click here to subscribe: Alternatively subscribe to online only version by clicking on the link below and save 25%: DIGGING OUT OF DEBT Jan 14th 2010 The rich world's debt reduction has barely begun DELEVERAGING is an ugly word for a painful process. But few things matter more for the world economy than whether, and how fast, the rich world's borrowing is cut back. History suggests that severe financial crises are usually follo

The Economist Debate Series

European holidays Motion: "This house believes that Europeans would be better off with fewer holidays and higher incomes" Do Europeans take too many holidays? Live dates: December 22nd - 31st Current round: Winner announcement Dear Reader, We have a winner in our debate on vacation time. The team arguing against the motion has won the debate convincingly, with 79% against 21% of the votes. This house does not believe that "Europeans take too much holiday." The voting record shows the weight of opinion has been consistently 4:1 against the motion from the outset, though the pro team's Robert J Gordon did shift his share of the vote by a few percentage points in the course of the debate. The final vote (and the many laments from the floor by overworked Americans) shows that most readers believe lost income is a price worth paying for extra holidays. For his part, John de Graaf, arguing against the motion, eloquently made the c

The Economist : Editors Highlits , December 30,2009

We did it! This week we look at what is arguably the greatest social change of our times. Within the next few months women will cross the 50% threshold and become the majority of the American workforce. Women already make up most of the university graduates in OECD countries and most professional workers in several rich countries. And they are gaining ground quickly as companies adapt. Our cover leader celebrates this quiet revolution in the rich world, but also looks at the challenges that come with it, especially the growing problems to do with child care for the poor. Here are some other pieces from this week's issue you might also be interested in. You can click straight through to each one and read it at The Economist online using the links below. This week's highlights Waziristan, the last frontier A journey into the headquarters of Islamist terror Read more Japan's two lost decades An economic tragedy. But the country