Monthly Archives: November 2010
“After all, Ireland is actually providing €17.5bn of the funds by itself, by raiding its own pension funds,” he added.
I used to check Lenin’s Tomb regularly, but somehow lost the habit, much to my regret. A friend sent me his latest posts, on-the-ground coverage of the student protests in the UK , reminding us of what kind of function … Continue reading
Five years ago I was siting in a felafel joint on the upper west side when I picked up a local free newspaper expecting to waste some time. A review of Tom Friedman’s “The World is Flat” caught my eye … Continue reading
Some details on Mukesh Ambani’s new “house”. If India is not incubating a million madames Defarge by now, I would doubt we’ll remain a single species for long. Imagine a boot……
From the Spectator: In many ways, Iceland is in better shape than Ireland or Greece, both of which may well be stuck in recession for a decade. It may even be in better shape than Britain: we still don’t have … Continue reading
Will the Irish people accept crucifixion? This panel discussion on mainstream television, with mainstream people is sobering.
This map shows the most trusted newscaster now that Cronkite is dead. While I’m pleased to see Massachusetts’ results, I’m most surprised by Utah, Idaho and Arkansas….