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Remembering Milton Friedman

Today is the birthday of prominent free-market economist Milton Friedman, recipient of the 1976 Nobel Prize for Economic Science.

Friedman, who passed away in 2006 at the age of 94, was widely regarded as the leader of the Chicago School of monetary economics. 119 more words

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Alfred Nobel: The Man Behind the Peace Prize

Alfred Nobel invented dynamite and became very wealthy.  Saddened by its us in war he left his entire fortune to a yearly prize for those “who have rendered the greatest services to mankind.” 295 more words

Picture Book Ideas

"...the human heart in conflict with itself..."

Although this blog alludes to one of our great American writers, John Steinbeck, I want to say something today that comes to us from another great American writer, William Faulkner.  267 more words

Writing

Nobel prize, anyone?

Aim high
Nobel prize
For noble aspirations
In science
In life
And the hereafter

#hope
#ourdreams
Pic : my reading and my drawings

This week in history: American economist and Nobel Prize winner Milton Friedman was born on July 31, 1912

Milton Friedman was considered one of the most influential economists of the mid- to late 1900’s. He is perhaps best known for helping to popularize the theory of… 299 more words

Yesterday & Today

Nobel Peace Prize 2014

Does anyone know who won the Nobel Prize this year? It was announced recently! It was shared by two people, Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai… 490 more words

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