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Ghanaian Mystery Writer Says, 'It's Easy To Get Murdered In Accra'

npr.org — White egrets swoop down on the Agbogbloshie Canal and stoop to pick at mounds of filth and trash in search of food. The clogged and stinky waterway dominates Agbogbloshie, the main shantytown in Accra, Ghana's capital city. You wonder how the birds manage to maintain white feathers as they wade in the putrid, muddy water.
Sep 01, 2014

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Amazon's German Workers Push For Higher Wages, Union Contract

npr.org — Only about 11 percent of U.S. workers are in unions - down from 20 percent just three decades ago. It's different in Germany, where most workers are covered by collective bargaining. That cultural difference is causing a clash between Amazon, the Seattle-based online retail giant, and its German workers.
Sep 01, 2014

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