9/11 Memorial Adds Next-to-Last Photo of Victims to Museum Exhibit

Egypt Demands Return of ‘Stolen’ Artifacts

The Egyptian authorities are trying their very best to recover the ancient Egyptian artefacts from museum’s around the world. Egyptian authorities demand that the museums around the world must return the ‘stolen’ antiquities back to Egypt. Zawi Hawass, the head of Egypt’s supreme council of antiquities has been the most instrumental in this quest of recovering the country’s lost heritage.

African Nation Oil Republics – Reality Check on Inflation

Let me ask you, no let me ask the rogue nation-states in Africa which have oil, or have recently found oil reserves a simple question; What are you going to do when that oil runs dry? Yes, selling your oil today will give you power, money, wealth, and keep you in control. Thus, allowing you to give out a few gifts to your subjects to appease the restless masses; for now.

What is the International Monetary Fund?

The Great Depression occurred in the 1930s, where countries tried to give a boost to their own economies by raising barriers to international trade. Countries devalued their currencies to compete on the international arena, limiting the purchasing power of their people in order to be able to hold foreign exchange.

Why Not Just Stop Buying Venezuelan Oil?

Hugo Chavez has been one royal socialist pain in the rear for the US, and his boisterous rhetoric is a severe danger to all in his region. His actions and angry moves against the US are quite problematic indeed. Not long ago, an acquaintance and I were discussing the issues of Venezuela nationalizing oil assets and Chavez’s threats.

Culture Shock – How Shocking is it Really?

You thought you knew all there is to know about Culture Shock? Think again. This articles provides an innovative way to look at this old phenomenon and offers fun and effective tools to manage it.

What If Democrats Like Obama Or Carter Had Been President Roosevelt? A German Europe Or World?

It is common knowledge that the Democrats as a party proudly proclaim themselves as the party of peace, abhorring military conflict, asserting a virtue of constant reliance and promotion of diplomacy, no-precondition conferences, etc. And it seems continually established by the harsh lessons of history that rogue nations continually take advantage of this never-ending diplomatic process of pointless talk or toothless sanctions – until their own interests dictate action (e.g. Chamberlain and Hitler).

Diwali Festival – Diyas, Sweets and Gifts

Diwali is the most popular and most widely celebrated festival of India. The festival marks the victory of good over evil, and uplifting of spiritual darkness. Symbolically it marks the homecoming of goodwill and faith after an absence, as suggested by the story of Ramayana.

Beauty and the Beasts

Lazaro Cardenas Street in Mexico City is the unofficial dividing line that separates the Historic Center from the extending modern part. If you travel to the west, you soon arrive in the broad and beautiful expanse of Reforma, Mexico City’s Champs d’Elysees.

Myths and Realities About India

While illiteracy and poverty are the disturbing reality, there is hope for India because of the economic opportunities for the young and a thriving democracy. In the recent past, several old myths about India have been shattered. Change and optimism is in the air as India has emerged as one of the fastest growing global economies.

Celtic Tiger – Dead, Sleeping Or Getting Ready to Pounce?

For the first time since 1983 Ireland saw a decline in GDP in 2008. That is nothing new but the way to recovery for Ireland needs to be seen through the eyes of the past. It is not that a recovery for the Celtic Tiger needs to occur along the same path as past successes, but past successes point to current problems and in reviewing that Ireland may find the way ahead.

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