On Tuesday, 29 October 1929, the New York Stock Exchange opened under a cloud of fear. The market had been plummeting for the last five days and the brokers sensed that the worst was yet to come. 1,783 more words
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Mass movements like the Scottish independence movement are made up of lots of individuals like you and me. This might read like a no-brainer, but when we consider more deeply the part individuals play in social movements this apparently obvious fact begins to get a lot more complicated. 365 more words
For the past several weeks, every morning there has been drumming coming from the school near my office. Walking through town, the beats waft through the air from various schools and classes are sometimes suspended while the children arrange themselves in rows and practice marching. 656 more words
C’est ainsi qu’une collègue canadienne avait décrit cette région lors de ma première visite ici.
Mais ça veut dire quoi, exactement?
Dans certains sens on voit facilement le lien. 616 more words