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Bright side of the economic squeeze

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gnuI read that companies are looking at free, open software, with the current financial problems. Perhaps this is a silver lining of the economic cloud. Continue reading

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Right to wear a headscarf

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Six years ago an Egyptian news reader, Ghada El-Tawil, decided to wear a headscarf (or hejab) in public, including on television. For this she was banned from continuing her job. It has taken a six-year legal battle to resume her post. Continue reading