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Privatised rail has meant 'higher fares, older trains and bigger taxpayers' bill'

Privatised rail has meant 'higher fares, older trains and bigger taxpayers' bill' | ECON1 Market Failure and Government Intervention | Scoop.it
TUC-commissioned report says rail selloff has brought little private investment in new technology but dearest fares in Europe
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Costa Coffee attracts nearly 4m customers a week

Costa Coffee attracts nearly 4m customers a week | ECON1 Market Failure and Government Intervention | Scoop.it

Shift in demand for Costa coffee after bad publiicty for Starbucks - 'We're the taxman's favourite coffee shop,' says Whitbread boss as coffee chain sees sales surge amid Starbucks boycott...

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Rob Harmon: How the market can keep streams flowing | Video on TED.com

TED Talks With streams and rivers drying up because of over-usage, Rob Harmon has implemented an ingenious market mechanism to bring back the water.
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Every Parent Should Know The Scandalous History Of Infant Formula

Every Parent Should Know The Scandalous History Of Infant Formula | ECON1 Market Failure and Government Intervention | Scoop.it
And you wonder why NYC has launched a campaign against the product.
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Coca-Cola in India accused of leaving farms parched and land poisoned

Coca-Cola in India accused of leaving farms parched and land poisoned | ECON1 Market Failure and Government Intervention | Scoop.it
The largest Coca-Cola plant in India is being accused of putting thousands of farmers out of work by draining the water that feeds their wells, and poisoning the land with waste sludge that the company claims is fertiliser.
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Canadians ponder cost of rush for dirty oil

Canadians ponder cost of rush for dirty oil | ECON1 Market Failure and Government Intervention | Scoop.it
As oil prices continue to reach record highs, the search for new sources of energy has led the world to Alberta, Canada, and its vast oil sands.
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Alcohol minimum price plan due

Alcohol minimum price plan due | ECON1 Market Failure and Government Intervention | Scoop.it
Ministers are due to unveil plans on Wednesday for a minimum price for alcohol in England and Wales, as part of a drive to tackle problem drinking.
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Death metal: tin mining in Indonesia

Death metal: tin mining in Indonesia | ECON1 Market Failure and Government Intervention | Scoop.it
If you own a mobile, it's probably held together by tin from the Indonesian island of Bangka. Mining is wrecking the environment and claiming dozens of lives.
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Hungary town still shaken by toxic sludge

It was one year ago that the residents of Kolontar endured the worst environmental disaster in Hungary's history. Ten locals were killed and 150 others injur...
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Mark Thomas on Coca Cola (Channel 4 Dispatches)

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Bluefin tuna - magnificent fish too valuable to save - Telegraph

Bluefin tuna - magnificent fish too valuable to save  - Telegraph | ECON1 Market Failure and Government Intervention | Scoop.it
The most scandalous decision of the week was by ICCA, to allow the magnificent bluefin tuna to go on being hunted to extinction.
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