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Money has made Americans sick of politics. What we can do about it.
Christian Science Monitor

Political Exaggerations: Stretching the Truth Is a Tradition i...

Economist John Kenneth Galbraith (1908-2006) said: "Modesty is a vastly overrated virtue." Politicians have apparently taken Galbraith's words to heart. Through advertisements and meetings with voters, they are quick to trumpet a litany of ... Huffington Post, 1 week ago
Power to the people? It's up to us to win it back San Francisco Chronicle, 1 month ago
[Robert Reich] The disease of U.S. democracy Korea Herald, 1 month ago

Ways to make meetings significantly less miserable

The economist John Kenneth Galbraith once said that meetings are indispensable when you don't want to do anything, Huffington Post reports. That's a sentiment many of us are likely to understand. Meetings are widely recognized across different ...
 Daily Times1 month ago 6 Ways To Make Meetings Significantly Less Miserable  Huffington Post1 month ago
New Yorker

Tennis Gets Anxious

The twenty-three-year-old Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov. Credit PHOTOGRAPH BY STREETER LECKA/GETTY Change, John Kenneth Galbraith wrote, comes from the changing of generations. Tennis fans understand the sentiment, and a constant theme of U.S. Open ...
 New Yorker1 month ago

United States: Banks prosecuted, but bankers free

According to John Kenneth Galbraith, the economist who chronicled the Great Crash of 1929, the Great Depression did not actually end. Rather, it was swept away by World War II. Something eerily similar seems to be happening with the global ...
 Green Left Weekly1 month ago

Africa Rising - 'In Economics, the Majority...

Stories of Africa's economic boom rest on shaky foundations. John Kenneth Galbraith can help. This US-Africa Leaders Summit, held at the start of this month, fell at a time of rising concern over the sustainability of Africa's economic emergence.
 AllAfrica.com2 months ago Why Saying 'Seven Out of Ten Fastest Growing Economies Are in Africa' Carries No Real Meaning [analysis]  Individual.com1 month ago No Meaning to '7 Out of 10 Fastest Growing...  AllAfrica.com1 month ago
Rolling Stone

JFK's Vision of Peace

O n November 22nd, 1963, my uncle, president John F. Kennedy, went to Dallas intending to condemn as "nonsense" the right-wing notion that "peace is a sign of weakness." He meant to argue that the best way to demonstrate American strength was not by ...
 Rolling Stone1 month ago

Astute leader or micro-manager: What kind of mayor John Tory might make

As John Tory made his way out of a Bloor West Village press conference one recent Saturday morning, his spokeswoman Amanda Galbraith pulled him aside to deliver some bad news. Like every weekend since he entered the mayoral race eight months ago, ...
 Globe and Mail3 days ago

From America to India an alternate reality

But then who cares what the Mahatma preached and stood for in the new, resurgent India led by his fellow Gujarati? As John Kenneth Galbraith said, nothing is so admirable in politics as a
 Big News Network2 weeks ago A big month ahead for US-India relations  Livemint.com1 month ago John McCain's India Moment  Bloomberg View1 month ago Eyes for the Ambassador!  The Statesman2 months ago

The manufactured need: just say no

Why is selling the purpose of markets? Buying is the purpose, based on need and not manufactured wants, writes John K White Benjamin R Barber in his book says for consumer capitalism to prevail you must make kids consumers or consumers kids. That ...
 New Age Bangladesh1 month ago

Jackie Kennedy slept with the architect who designed JFK's tombstone, new book reveals

Jackie Kennedy remembered the sound of a loud thump when the third bullet sent a fragment of skull next to her roses She kissed her husband's toe, stomach and lips and then took off her blood-encrusted wedding ring and tried to put it on his baby ...
 Capital Bay3 weeks ago EXCLUSIVE: Haunted by gory flashbacks of JFK's assassination Jackie Kennedy sought solace in vodka... and then she slept with the architect who designed her husband's tombstone, sensational new book reveals  Capital Bay3 weeks ago
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