Archive for category Politics

Hardheaded Socialism Makes Canada Richer Than U.S.

On July 1, Canada Day, Canadians awoke to a startling, if pleasant, piece of news: For the first time in recent history, the average Canadian is richer than the average American. Read the rest of this entry »

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Why Germany Has Zero Desire To Fix Anything In Europe

Germany has been the staunch opponent of some of the most promising ideas to end the eurozone crisis—common euro area bonds, enlarging the mandate of the European Central Bank, and drastically increasing the size of the European bailout fund.
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Will we be all right in the end?

David Runciman writes about the current European crisis. Read the rest of this entry »

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U.N. to Create Gross National Happiness?

Should happiness figure in a nation’s bottom line? And should the concept of Gross National Product be replaced by Gross National Happiness? Read the rest of this entry »

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10 Communication Secrets of Great Leaders

It is simply impossible to become a great leader without being a great communicator. I hope you noticed the previous sentence didn’t refer to being a great talker – big difference. The key to becoming a skillful communicator is rarely found in what has been taught in the world of academia. Read the rest of this entry »

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How Swedes and Norwegians Broke the Power of the ‘1 Percent’

While many of us are working to ensure that the Occupy movement will have a lasting impact, it’s worthwhile to consider other countries where masses of people succeeded in nonviolently bringing about a high degree of democracy and economic justice.  Read the rest of this entry »

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What Europe loses if Greece is forced out

Germany should look to its past and ensure that Greece does not face a humiliating exit from the eurozone. Read the rest of this entry »

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