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To Solve Sustainability Problems, Ask Those Most Affected

You may talk of the tyranny of Nero and Tiberius, but the real tyranny is the tyranny of your next-door neighbor. Walter Bagehot, Editor-in-Chief of The Economist from 1860 to 1877. Over the years, Nero and Tiberius have made way for a large ... Justmeans, 2 weeks ago

Indahnya sistem monarki berperlembagaan

By BY | The Malaysian Insider Dengan meningkatnya minat terhadap sistem politik sekarang, ada yang tertanya-tanya mengapa kita tidak mengamalkan sistem kerajaan berpresiden (presidentialism) saja kerana sistem ini membenarkan kita memilih secara ...
 Yahoo! Malaysia2 weeks ago

An open letter to Owelle, my governor

By Dr. Chuks Osuji It is a widely held opinion among the generality of Imo people, particularly among the elites, the political class and enlightened members of the public that our governor does not read newspapers, or even listen to radio or ...
 Nigeria Daily Independent3 weeks ago

Managing fires, monitoring finances

This situation of central banks and governments rescuing financial firms is very similar to that of forest fires. Three researchers at the University of Cornell, Bruce Malamud, Gleb Morein, and Donald Turcotte, decided to simulate a forest fire game ...
 Hindu Business Line3 weeks ago

The quiet legacy of President Pratibha Patil

"My image of a President before I came here," President K.R. Narayanan said in a rare televised interview with N. Ram in 1998, "was that of a rubber-stamp President, to be frank." "But having come here," he went on, "I find that the image is not ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Awesome Foundation MIAMI reaches funding milestone: $30,000 awarded to small local projects

Photo: Connective Quotes, a June 2014 Awesome Foundation MIAMI grant recipient. It is a typical day and you are sitting in traffic, daydreaming in class, or rushing back from a little-too-extended work lunch, when suddenly, inadvertently two dots ...
 Noodls1 month ago

The scheme of the cabinet

In its seventh decade Ajay K. Mehra Narendra Modi's council of ministers took oath on 26 May 2014, a day before the fiftieth death anniversary of India's first prime minister (PM) Jawaharlal Nehru, who laid the foundation of cabinet government ...
 The Statesman1 month ago
Business Spectator

The rise and fall of the Barings banking dynasty

The 250-year-old Barings banking dynasty is best remembered nowadays for the bank's spectacular implosion in 1995, when rogue trader Nick Leeson incurred £800 million worth of unauthorised trading losses -- close to the total of its assets. ...
 Business Spectator1 month ago
Christian Science Monitor

Royal misstep? Prince Charles meddled in British government affairs

Britons are digesting new revelations that the king-in-waiting lobbied government ministers over policies on education, the environment, and healthcare. London — He has long been known to have strong opinions and a desire topublicly air them.
 Christian Science Monitor2 months ago

Banque de France's 1889 lifeboat bank rescue

Pierre-Cyrille Hautcoeur, Angelo Riva, Eugene N. White, 2 July 2014 The key challenge for lenders of last resort is to ameliorate financial crises without encouraging excessive risk-taking. This column discusses the lessons from the Banque de ...
 Vox2 months ago
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