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A New Measure of Political Risk: The DOG Factor

Governments behaving badly… We’ve all seen it. Get a bunch of libertarians from around the world together, and each seems to take perverse pride in proving that her own government is the worst of all. 224 more words


2 Guys carrying an ageing donkey.

The Inspector,(his nickname) a neighbor of my parents in Hudson Florida, walked with his sons across Poland to Sweden. Sweden has a long coastline on the eastern side and the Scandinavian mountain chain (Skanderna) on the western border, a range that separates Sweden from Norway. 379 more words

How to Eat a Mango

Do not eat candy or drink coffee beforehand,
as it will ruin the fruit’s sweetness.

Choose a mango the color of Bolivia’s flag. 147 more words


A rant (Gaza/Israel 'conflict')

After hearing the news that Israel plans to continue with their reckless destruction of Gaza even after 20 days of unforgivable onslaught I felt compelled to make sense of all of it, and writing is the way I can do that  for my own sanity. 1,485 more words

Let's Talk About the Word "Creative"

According to Webster’s Dictionary:

creative – adjective

: having or showing an ability to make new things or think of new ideas

: using the ability to make or think of new things : involving the process by which new ideas, stories, etc., are created… 1,111 more words

Arts & Culture

Russia and China on a shopping spree.

Almost ten days ago or so, I was discussing with my close friend Bubs, who live in Fortaleza (Brazil) about a new bank, called the New Development Bank, that the BRICS, Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa inaugurated in Fortaleza on July 15th 2014, a financial giant of 100 billion dollars, which they previously agreed during their fifth meeting held in Durban on March 27th 2013.