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(3) Shannon Luminary Lecture Series – Stephen Fry, actor, comedian, journalist, author – YouTube

October 19th, 2017 No comments

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What Is CamperForce? Amazon’s Nomadic Retiree Army | WIRED

October 11th, 2017 No comments
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Neoliberalism – the ideology at the root of all our problems | Books | The Guardian

October 8th, 2017 No comments
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Canada open to seeking softwood deal in NAFTA if U.S. industry keeps stalling | The Chronicle Herald

September 28th, 2017 No comments

WASHINGTON — Canada is prepared to pursue a permanent settlement in softwood lumber within the North American Free Trade Agreement if the U.S. lumber industry keeps blocking a deal, Canada’s ambassador to the U.S. suggested Thursday.

Source: Canada open to seeking softwood deal in NAFTA if U.S. industry keeps stalling | The Chronicle Herald

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There Never Was a Real Tulip Fever | History | Smithsonian

September 22nd, 2017 No comments

A new movie sets its doomed entrepreneurs amidst 17th-century “tulipmania”—but historians of the phenomenon have their own bubble to burst

Source: There Never Was a Real Tulip Fever | History | Smithsonian

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U.S. factory orders tumble, but business spending firming

September 6th, 2017 No comments
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North Korea is sitting on $6 trillion-$10 trillion of untapped minerals (gold, iron, rare earth metals) the world wants — Quartz

September 5th, 2017 No comments

The $2.4 billion marijuana industry created over 18,000 new jobs in Colorado last year – Chicago Tribune

September 3rd, 2017 No comments

In 2015, Colorado’s legal marijuana industry created more than 18,000 new full-time jobs and generated $2.4 billion in economic activity, according to a study.

Source: The $2.4 billion marijuana industry created over 18,000 new jobs in Colorado last year – Chicago Tribune

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Don’t give money to the Red Cross. We need a new way.

September 1st, 2017 No comments

We need to prepare for these disasters in the first place. And our society needs to commit to far better care once they occur.

Source: Don’t give money to the Red Cross. We need a new way.

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Why You Shouldn’t Donate Physical Goods During A Disaster

September 1st, 2017 No comments
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