I added my Twitter feed to this website. Just look for “Twitter” in the top menu on each page. My Twitter profile on Twitter is broken. It does not show my new tweets any longer. Apparently, a lot of people are having this problem. It’s already been several weeks, and I think it [...]
Democracy was the most successful political idea of the 20th century. Why has it run into trouble, and what can be done to revive it?
… Why has democracy lost its forward momentum?
THE two main reasons are the financial crisis of 2007-08 and the rise of China. The damage the crisis did was [...]
If terrorists used biological weapons at the Sochi Olympics, hospitals and emergency wards around the world could not cope. The 1918 flu pandemic killed millions of people in a year — no infection, war or famine has killed so many in as short a time — but the risks of biological weapons are higher. Hospitals [...]
Noble House (TV mini series 1988) Part 1-4
Noble House is set in 1963. The tai-pan, Ian Dunross, struggles to rescue Struan’s from the precarious financial position left by his predecessor. To do this, he seeks partnership with an American millionaire, while [...]
15. The 17 countries that could have housing bubbles
You probably remember the U.S. housing bubble burst of 2007 (it was pretty memorable). According to a recent economic estimate, a full 17 countries could face potential housing bubbles today. Alarmingly, that includes China, the world’s second-largest economy.
17. All terror attacks worldwide in 2012
Is this how it starts?
The third great market crash of the 21st century?
At Ben Bernanke’s perhaps final public appearance at the Brookings Institution on January 16th, the beginnings of the 2008-2009 financial crisis were linked to the issues of a French bank in the summer of 2007, [...]
There’s quite a bit of free German material available online from “the company.” You can get the vocabulary, audio, lists, workbooks and tests with this company’s material on it. Much of it comes straight from the company. Only the pictures will be missing.
You can start with flashcards built from the company’s vocabulary lists. These [...]
Leaders richly rewarded for mediocrity cannot be relied upon when things go wrong
In 2014, Europeans commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of the first world war. This calamity launched three decades of savagery and stupidity, destroying most of what was good in the European civilisation of the beginning of the 20th century. In [...]
‘Evan delivered the speech to the Heritage Foundation which Andrew Breitbart called “one of the five most important conservative speeches ever given,” a lecture that is now by far the single most viewed talk in their history.’ Here is the link to that particular video: HERITAGE FOUNDATION: “How Modern Liberals Think” – [...]
Rosetta Stone vocabulary lists:
Rosetta Stone Homeschool Version 3 includes a Supplemental Education Materials for selected languages that contains materials [...]