QUOTATION: The world moves on indifferent to our noble acts and intentions. Being good and doing good can contribute to making the world a little bit better and give us an earned and gratifying sense of worthiness, but it provides no exemption from…

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QUOTATION: The world moves on indifferent to our noble acts and intentions. Being good and doing good can contribute to making the world a little bit better and give us an earned and gratifying sense of worthiness, but it provides no exemption from…

Analysts See Dynamic Mix of New Economic Policy Makers

A reshuffle of Russia’s top economic officials has been designed to stave off looming stagnation, with a new minister likely to try and break with the policies of his predecessor despite possible opposition from the Kremlin, analysts said.

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Actor Poitier publishes first novel

Oscar-winning actor Sidney Poitier's first novel, “Montaro Caine,” is a corporate thriller that veers into science fiction as it follows a beleaguered New York CEO on an unexpected quest to secure two mysterious coins that may hold significant scientific and commercial value. There's a formality to Poitier's writing that reads like the screenplay of a cable movie about a CEO who learns to …

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Occupy Wall Street — America’s own Arab Spring?

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Occupy Wall Street protester speaks out

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Govt setting the right platform for economic growth

PSA members, clad in black and green, had gathered on the Brian Lara Promenade to protest the 0-0-1 per cent increase Government offered them. Winston Dookeran can be criticised for acting too cool in the face of open contempt for his Government’s offer.

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Some Datapoints on Global Political Risk

By lambert strether of Corrente . Here’s another quote dump of protests* by country; and yes, there are still rather a lot of them. I’ve got more blogs on my list now, but most of this material comes from official media, and I’m not making any representations as to accuracy of the report of the justification of the protest. There’s no method behind the selection, beyond crowd size, interesting …

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Some Datapoints on Global Political Risk

Executive pay soars in Colorado in 2012

Like a hot-air balloon breaking loose from its tether, executive compensation at Colorado’s largest public companies soared nearly 50 percent last year.

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Executive pay soars in Colorado in 2012

SNP millionaire’s conversion to Common Weal cause

THE millionaire credited with making the SNP acceptable to the business community has become a surprise convert to a big-state, high-tax vision of Scotland after independence.

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SNP millionaire’s conversion to Common Weal cause

£85m prize for media chief

THE new owner of Virgin Media has given its chief executive a bonus package potentially worth $130m (£85m). Liberty Global, the American cable giant founded by John Malone, has overhauled its executive pay plan following its £15.5bn acquisition of the British business.

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