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Recently, the International Monetary Fund and World Bank chose not to lend additional money to Zimbabwe, saying the country is in arrears on repaying previous loans.

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Stability & Security

Civic Responsibility

In one movie adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s book “War and Peace,” the narrator declares, “All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.” What responsibilities do Christians have when they see their country heading in an ungodly direction? 843 more words


Non-Conformist Zimbo.

We are all born non-conformists. Loosely defined a non-conformist is a person who does not conform to prevailing ideas or practices in their behaviour or views. 608 more words

Borg: We won't close the door on refugees/Sweden


Elections 2014

Anders Borg gets ready to meet the press in Harpsund. Claudio Bresciani/TT

Borg: We won’t close the door on refugees

Swedish finance minister… 487 more words

Western Culture

David Foster Wallace on Our Civic Responsibilities and Being Less Selfish

Always so beautifully, intellectually and introspectively written, here an excerpt from my favorite author DFW – chapter 19 of his unfinished novel The Pale King… 335 more words


An example of where the Bureaucrat Wiki would sure come in handy (graphic content warning in link)

Someone who took the time to find out which employees are doing these things (they are listed in a search-only directory, it would require Nerd Power to do online-only, some phone calls to the Denver EPA office otherwise) would be doing a pretty impressive job of setting up a means to demand accountability from government employees who think they can literally do whatever the poop they want.   69 more words

Effective Localism

Italy, Knowing it All, & How to Solve the Problems of the World

I’ve struggled with what to write about this summer.

While I was gone a civilian aircraft was shot down over the Ukraine – as well as an Air Algérie flight, which crashed in Mali. 1,387 more words