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How World Cup countries would compete in economic variables

From the Wall Street Journal Graphics. Here is a great graphic that looks at how those countries competing in the World Cup would fair when you consider variables like: 37 more words


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The adventure of the copyrighted detective
Jun 19th 2014, 22:28 by G.F. | SEATTLE

THE curious case of one Mr Sherlock Holmes has completed its journey through the American courts. 589 more words

Economic Systems

World Cup Winners and Political/Economic Systems

Keeping with the World Cup theme, I read a very interesting book a few years ago by Franklin Foer entitled “How Soccer Explains the World” 594 more words

Economic History

On the Question of Use of Deadly Force against Citizens

From the Washington Times:

Directive No. 3025.18, “Defense Support of Civil Authorities,” was issued Dec. 29, 2010, and states that U.S. commanders “are provided emergency authority under this directive.”

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Another Bad Idea from Governments

Innovation by fiat

Well-meaning governments are killing the continent’s startups with kindness

May 17th 2014 | From the print edition

IN A suburban office on the road to Luxembourg airport, a small group of civil servants is busy picking the next generation of European venture capitalists. 915 more words

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