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How to Fix Nigeria

We live in a stratified world. The rich and the poor. The haves and the have-nots. These distinctions exist at both the global and state level. 1,575 more words

Nigeria

Corruption in soccer

You may have noticed that Swiss authorities arrested a number of people this morning in Zurich as part of a US/Swiss probe into corruption at… 124 more words

Global Economy

On the advice that Pacquiao quit

(Y)ou wouldn’t say to Picasso, “When are you going to put those brushes down? Get rid of the canvas, you’ve done it!”

(A)n artist has an obligation to be en route, to be going somewhere.

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Institutions

Syriza's Left Platform call not to pay next IMF tranche

Syriza’s Left Platform, spearheaded by Minister of Productive Reconstruction, Environment and Energy, Panagiotis Lafazanis, issued a document during today’s meeting of the Central Committee of SYRIZA, which will come for a vote later in the day. 535 more words

Greece

Artistic and Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

| Peter Klein |

We’ve featured several posts on the relationship between artistic and entrepreneurial creativity, arguing that great art, like great entrepreneurship, is rarely the product of in isolated individual, toiling away privately and swimming against the tide, misunderstood or ignored by the establishment. 370 more words

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Esther Perel: Rethinking infidelity ... a talk for anyone who has ever loved - Filmed March 2015 at TED2015

Infidelity is the ultimate betrayal. But does it have to be? Relationship therapist Esther Perel examines why people cheat, and unpacks why affairs are so traumatic: because they threaten our emotional security. 34 more words

Lifestyle

Democracy matters: the extension of the franchise and its impact on financial systems

For centuries, voting rights were limited to wealthy elites, aristocrats, and landlords. For instance,  the electorate in England and Wales in 1780 consisted of less than 3% of the total population. 501 more words

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