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How much is a handshake worth?

Meetings, John Kenneth Galbraith said, are indispensable when you don't want to do anything. Rarely will that observation prove truer than this week, when Xi Jinping and Shinzo Abe sits down together for the first time. On Friday, the Chinese and ... Korea Joongang Daily, 2 weeks ago
How Much Isa Xi-Abe Handshake Worth? Bloomberg View, 2 weeks ago
How much is a Xi-Abe handshake worth? Malaysia Edge, 2 weeks ago

Political Exaggerations: Stretching the Truth Is a Tradition in American Politics

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 Post1 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 Stone2 months ago
Consortium News

Why JFK Still Matters

Since John F. Kennedy's death, there's been little presidential rhetoric that was not either bombastic and self-serving Reagan's tear down this wall or cringingly dishonest Nixon's I am not a crook or Clinton's I did not have sexual relations ...
 Consortium News4 days ago
Christian Science Monitor

Obama awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to 19 people. Who won?

Actress Meryl Streep, singer Stevie Wonder, and RFK widow Ethel Kennedy are among the recipients. President Obama is also granting awards posthumously to three civil rights workers slain in Mississippi in 1964. Flowers top the memorial marker for ...
 Christian Science Monitor2 days 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 Mail1 month ago
CRM Guru

Three Steps to Becoming a Genius Forecaster

Both Ben Bernanke and Edward John Smith got it wrong. They made terrible forecasts that either wrecked the economy , or in the instance of John Edward Smith ( his ship ). Forecasting is hard, and even those who sometimes get it right, often fail on ...
 CRM Guru1 month 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 Network1 month ago If clearing conscience was as simple as wielding the broom  Times of Oman1 month ago US Mission Of Narendra Modi  Kashmir Observer1 month ago A clean India, a clear conscience  Kashmir Times1 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 Bay2 months 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 Bay2 months ago

Weak beer and antitrust economics

Yesterday's Wall Street Journal brought the story, Bud Crowded Out by Craft Beer Craze . While Bud Light is currently the highest selling beer in the United States, the flagship brand Budweiser is fading. The international beverage giant is ...
 Knowledge Problem1 day ago
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