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KEEPIN' THEM HONEST

Julius Jones, a Black Lives Matter activist, recently said to Hillary Clinton:

“I genuinely want to know: You, and your family, have been in no uncertain way partially responsible for this, more than most.” 361 more words

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SHRAPNEL OF IGNORANCE

Money makes the world go round. In many aspects of life it always entails a penny and a dime. In an industry where money is well spent and well formed, sometimes the quality of work comes questionable. 808 more words

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The Road to SGElections - Tongue Tied

All the highfalutin introductions and slogans by the respective parties such as “Together for you”, “Empower the future”, “Restore our Nation”, etc count for noughts when the potential candidates were being unveiled cannot even introduce themselves in their mother tongue with pride. 346 more words

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Who is on YOUR “Schindler’s List”?

Phyllis Beveridge Nissila

Photograph of Oskar Schindler’s original list *

HIS LIST

If you are familiar with the movie Schindler’s List based on the true story of World War II era businessman Oskar Schindler who saved the lives of 1,100 Jews in Hitler’s Germany you know what the now-famous “list” is: column after column, page after page of the names of those he saved by hiring them to work in his enamelware and munitions factories in Nazi occupied Poland and the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia [1]. 1,476 more words

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Stupidity or Specialty

I find that God can teach you from any source. As such I read rather widely. One of my favorite novels is “The Lord of the Rings.” In this book, we are offered some rather important advice. 787 more words

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Even to the non-economist, the notion of self-love (self-interest, or even selfishness) is familiar, for it is at the core of the pervasive ideals of capitalism, free markets and (neo)classical economics. 479 more words

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The Bio-Financialization of Irish Water: New Advances in the Neoliberalization of Vital Services

Patrick Bresnihan discusses the emerging neoliberal trend of financialization of basic infrastructure and its implications for scholars and activists, in the context of significant ongoing changes in the organization of water services in Ireland. 1,336 more words

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