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Does Venezuela’s Crisis Prove Socialism Doesn’t Work?

First published by Counterpunch.

“This can’t go on much longer,” I thought to myself as I waited in line in the tropical heat. Perhaps 30 people were still in front of me, and the supermarket guards were letting people in at sluggish pace that just made me want to groan in exasperation. 4,611 more words


A mystery like no other! / Review: Rokka no Yuusha

Title: Rokka no Yuusha / Heroes of the Six Flowers

Author: Ishio Yamagata

Volumes: 6+

Genres: Fantasy, mystery

When “The Majin” awakes the goddess of fate will choose six warriors and bestow them with the power to save the world. 548 more words


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American companies are 'masking' a $6.6 trillion mountain of debt

(Source: www.businessinsider.sg)

Debt can be a good thing, it gets the wheels of the economy moving.

Too much debt, however, can be a bit of a problem to say the least (see: the financial crisis). 447 more words

Money Matters

Stocks to watch: Great Eastern, OCBC, Hyflux

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

THE following companies had news or announcements that may influence their stocks’ trading on Wednesday.

Great Eastern: The wheels of change have been set in motion at Great Eastern, Singapore’s oldest insurance group, following the… 172 more words

Money Matters

Shoot First? Reflections on a Tibetan Sky Burial

As soon as the monks dumped the limp corpse onto the grass, my first instinct was to start shooting. I raised the camera to my eye and snapped a few photos. 1,306 more words

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Outstanding - April 2016

Every month, we post an annotated bibliography of books that were rated ‘Outstanding’ and nominated for our Distinguished List at our previous month’s meeting. Members can see full reviews of these books and many more in the April edition of BayViews. 429 more words