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ROMA ARCHEOLOGICA & RESTAURO ARCHITETTURA: Ignazio Marino Sindaco di Roma Capitale & "The Hidden Treasure of Rome", s.v., Dr. Ignazio Roberto Marino, Abstract - "A Step backward for Italy's meritocracy," Thomas Jefferson University (USA) & Science, May 4th, 2012, Vol. 336, Issue 6081, p. 541.

ROMA ARCHEOLOGICA & RESTAURO ARCHITETTURA: Ignazio Marino Sindaco di Roma Capitale & “The Hidden Treasure of Rome”, s.v., Dr. Ignazio Roberto Marino, Abstract – “A Step backward for Italy’s meritocracy,” Thomas Jefferson University (USA) & Science, May 4th, 2012, Vol. 221 more words

Facebook Chauffeurs to Organize

I know yall were hoping that the tech boom could just be a narcissistic clusterfuck of the mythical ‘meritocracy,’ in which you get paid millions to do nothing by a magic hand that turns out to be the Justice Department, but it turns out the people are getting organized. 19 more words

Thomas Piketty (2014) Capital in the Twenty-First Century, translated by the aptly named Arthur Goldhammer.

The rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer. The evidence is meticulously laid out here. Piketty is saying quite simply, prove me wrong. 955 more words

Poverty

Just An Interview

(5 minutes after an interview, let’s go)

This time round it is little other than
One of the government ministries that sits on the other end… 176 more words

A view from Calton Hill

Heraclitus, the notoriously enigmatic pre-Socratic Greek philosopher, thought that existing objects could be characterised by pairs of contrary properties, and that these properties, by virtue of the tension between them, were essential to the continued flourishing of the whole. 2,080 more words

The look of a leader Getting to the top is as much to do with how you look as what you achieve: Who you Know helps as well.

Schumpeter Sep 27 2014 | ECN

IN GORILLA society, power belongs to silverback males. These splendid creatures have numerous status markers besides their back hair: they are bigger than the rest of their band, strike space-filling postures, produce deeper sounds, thump their chests lustily and, in general, exude an air of physical fitness. 912 more words

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