Happy National Dog Day
Friday is National Dog Day, an annual observance with the goal of honoring your pups and spreading awareness about rescue dogs. Started by pet expert Colleen Paige, National Dog Day is held every year on Aug. 26 — the anniversary of the day she ...
Latin America's Debts to the British Empire: Simón Bolívar in the Debt Labyrinth
Center for Research on Globalization
Simón Bolívar, pushed to the wall by the creditors, was prepared to cede public commodities to them. In 1825, he offered to repay the debt by transferring a part of Peru's mines, which had been abandoned during the war of independence (see Britto p.
Boeing job cuts this year could reach 10 percent
The Seattle Times
Even in the market for bigger twin-aisle aircraft, Conner said, “We've ceded ground to Airbus.” He cited another sales campaign last year, when longtime all-Boeing customer EVA Air of Taiwan bought 18 of the largest 787-10 Dreamliners, despite intense ...
Bonus “Fear the Walking Dead” grumble thread: Would the military be wiped out during a zombie apocalypse?
There are two Wrath of God: Jack Higgins and Robert Gleason, neither fits the genre. Time to break out the old Investigator's ... of raising crops, etc., after such an event. James Burke covered some of the major problems in Chapter 1 of his book and ...