Monthly Archives: June 2013

Life at the Bottom

Originally posted on New School Thoughts on Africa:
So the UN has published their list of the healthy and happiest places to live and Norway has topped the list again. Personally, Norway is a place that I would see as…

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Ethiopian leader’s visit brings very different view from the street

Originally posted on New School Thoughts on Africa:
In September 2007 Iran’s President Ahmadinejad visited the Columbia University campus as part of his U.S. visit to the United Nations. Crowds formed and protesters gathered to discuss the visit, his speech…

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Death to Aid

Originally posted on New School Thoughts on Africa:
In this audio commentary, we reflect on the work of Dambisa Moyo and her book Dead Aid – Why Aid isn’t Working and Why There is a Better Way for Africa. A…

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Self Help Africa

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“DEAD AID” BOOK: DAMBISA MOYO ON AFRICA AID

Originally posted on Cambridge Forecast Group Blog:
Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa by Dambisa Moyo (Author) Niall Ferguson (Foreword) Editorial Reviews Review “An incendiary new book . . .…

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Chart of the day: The slow death of journalism

Originally posted on eats shoots 'n leaves:
Via Confessions of a Newsosaur, dramatic evidence of the collapse of print newspaper circulation. Click on the image to enlarge.

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Jan. 1 – Jan. 31 – In the news

Originally posted on Andrew Moran:
Economic Collapse News 10 frightening facts about America’s declining standard of living since leaving the gold standard U.S. still headed toward economic collapse as debt to grow 200% of GDP U.S. celebrates 100th anniversary of…

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“Time” is the most used noun in the English language, yet it remains a mystery.

Originally posted on PORTABLE LIFE SKILLS DAILY WISDOM GUIDE:
    “Time” is the most used noun in the English language, yet it remains a mystery. We’ve just completed an amazingly intense and rewarding multidisciplinary conference on the nature of time, and…

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Where the trouble lies: narcissism the unknown ‘ideal’

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How to Show That Taxation is Robbery

Originally posted on Objectivism In Depth:
The following article is not a general proof of the Objectivist principle that the initiation of physical force is destructive to human life; but it will show that taxation is equivalent to robbery and,…

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