Monthly Archives: May 2011

Declaration of Independence

Quote: James Joyce ” Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man”    

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A grotesque abdication of responsibility

By Paul Krugman Unemployment is a terrible scourge across much of the Western world. Almost 14 million Americans are jobless, and millions more are stuck with part-time work or jobs that fail to use their skills. Some European countries have … Continue reading

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A Spanish Tahrir

High unemployment and a belief that politicians focus more on profit than people sparked youth protests across Spain. They  have organised a peaceful occupation of Plaza del Sol against unemployment and corruption among politicians.   ” Real Democracy Now” movement By … Continue reading

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God knows where I am

A griping article about a patient who rejects her diagnosis, refused all psychiatric medication and drifted to the edge of society. God Knows where I am

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A world of regions

By Jeffery D Sachs America’s failure to win any lasting geopolitical advantage through the use of military force in Iraq and Afghanistan underscore the limits of its power, In almost every part of the world, long-festering problems can be solved … Continue reading

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US healthcare: Profit before Patients

By Rose Aguilar When Stan Brock started Remote Area Medical (RAM) in 1985, never in his wildest dreams did he think his services would be needed in the United States, the wealthiest country in the world. RAM began as an … Continue reading

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When austerity fails

By Paul Krugman I often complain, with reason, about the state of economic discussion in the United States. And the irresponsibility of certain politicians — like those Republicans claiming that defaulting on U.S. debt would be no big deal — … Continue reading

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Who am I ?

Jiddu Krishnamurti on the central question: Who am I ?

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Extremes

Daniel Barenboim’s masterclass on Beethoven. Jonathan Bliss with the final movement of the Piano Sonanta 30 )Op 109) by Ludwig van Beethoven. This is one of Beethoven’s last sonatas and a particular sublime example of his deep connection to Life, … Continue reading

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A Smile and A Gentleness

There is a smile and a gentleness inside. When I learned the name  and address of that, I went to where you sell perfume. I begged you not  to trouble me so with longing. Come out and play! Flirt more … Continue reading

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