Made glorious summer by this sun of York;
And all the clouds that lour'd upon our house
In the deep bosom of the ocean buried. (Richard the III, Act I, Scene I)
Has been found, Richard's head and body that is, buried in what is now a parking lot in the city of Leicester in the…Continue
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On February 1st, 2003, the space shuttle Columbia was torn apart upon reentry after completing its successful mission to the International Space Station. The crew failed to return home.
The idea of space travel was, is and will be a risky business much like…Continue
If you pay attention to the major news outlets, you would think the economy is getting better (http://tv.msnbc.com/2013/02/01/unemployment-ticks-up-to-7-9-but-signs-of-strong-recovery/). Most of the news organizations ignore the net job losses, workforce participation rates and most of all, the level of underemployment in the United States. There are strong indicators that things are…Continue
It also comes as a theme of opportunity and renewal, such as, in Phil Conners; a moment in life to discover the poignancy and beauty of light, jazz piano playing and reciting 19th century French poetry. But then again, that was but…Continue
It is just a number, a big one, but still a number. And yet, it means something else, means about $9 trillion in recovered wealth as the Dow Jones Industrial index has recovered to close at 14000, the first time since July, 2007.
So, do most Americans feel better than they did 5 years ago? Nope, most Americans are still challenged to do better. Then who are the beneficiaries of the recovery? Good question.
Most American corporations are, and the bigger the better.…Continue