I meant to get this up for Martin Luther King day but was not able to obtain permission from the author in time. Still worth listening to: mlk-1 The site where this piece and others were originally published is The Seanachai. Good site!
Archives for January, 2010
A new menu item, “Favorites,” has been added. It contains some of Monty’s favorite posts.
It looks like Al Gore has a new follower. Osama bin Laden is apparently modifying his image and adopting the role of elder statesman for the world. Here as reported in the NY Times is his recent advice: “Talk about climate change is not an ideological luxury but a reality,” Mr. bin Laden was quoted [...]
I sure would like to know the rationale behind this “deal” as reported in an article in the WSJ. The U.S. is going to lend billions of dollars to Brazil’s state-owned oil company, Petrobras, to finance exploration of the huge offshore discovery in Brazil’s Tupi oil field in the Santos Basin near Rio de Janeiro. [...]
For those who want to understand more about money and inflation, the following piece by Bill Bonner of the Daily Reckoning is good reading. The Descent of Money By Bill Bonner Paris, Fance Science and technology have produced many wondrous breakthroughs. But there are some things it cannot improve. A kiss from natural lips is [...]