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A disease ridden global catastrophe approaches: its time to act!

The world is faced with an antimicrobial resistance (AMR) crisis that threatens to throw our health and medical practices back to the Dark Ages according to… 82 more words



Neal Pollard

Economist Jim O’Neill had readied a report about drug-resistant infections, “bacteria and other microbes that have become impervious to antibiotics” (The Atlantic, Ed Yong, 5/19/16). 325 more words

Follow the Cuban Model

In the posting last week I suggested that resistance to antibiotics should be added to the threats facing humanity. This has been confirmed by the… 489 more words


BRICS: Briefly Related in Context, Status

If you do an Internet search for the BRICS, you’ll learn about Jim O’Neill, the man who coined the convenient name in 2001, linking Brazil, Russia, India, China (and later South Africa, and then other emerging markets) together as well as (loosely) with Goldman Sachs. 514 more words


Major League O'Neill Brothers Had Roots in Ireland

In the early 1900s there were four brothers from the O’Neill family that appeared in the major leagues.  Except for the Delahanty family with five brothers, the O’Neills had the most siblings to play in the big leagues.  66 more words

The BRICs era is over, even at Goldman Sachs

The handy acronym BRIC made its debut in a 2001 report by Goldman Sachs economist Jim O’Neill, when the four nations it referred to made up just 8% of the world’s total economy. 580 more words