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October reading list

Summer reading lists abound. I did mine as well, but Summer was not half as productive as it should have been. So, I’m counting with the quiet October nights to get back on track and maybe (just maybe) decrease the piles of books to read. 329 more words

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“It’s not a matter of what is true that counts,

but a matter of what is perceived to be true.”

Henry Kissinger


Kailash Satyarthi deserves the Peace Prize, but these guys? - Madhu Trehan

“Did Obama deserve the Peace Prize? Hell, I like the guy, would have voted for him if I was American, but you can’t run away from the sheer violence American propagates around the world. 756 more words


A Sustainable Approach to Energy:  Let’s Give It a Chance

It’s the birthday of John Lennon, which provides me the opportunity to relate the following little anecdote.  About 10 years ago when my daughter was a little girl, we happened to be driving somewhere when “ 290 more words

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The only deserving candidate for this year's Nobel Peace Prize

Joshua Keating at Slate has figured out who it is:

This year the prize committee could best serve its mission by giving the prize to the person who most deserves it: nobody.

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If I Had A Hammer

City hopping

This week I’ve been in Dortmund, Bonn, Köln and Aachen getting my money’s worth out of my semester ticket. One of the biggest perks about living in NRW is of course the fact that there are so  1,086 more words


It’s not surprising that thousands of people are demonstrating in Hong Kong. The real wonder is that they took so long.

After 150 years of British rule, the colony reverted to China at the end of June, 1997. 423 more words