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A Citizen’s Guide to Greece 2015

 
 

 
 

How do you learn?

Coursera has published this nifty learning map on their Facebook page. What does it represent? “Mindmaps, lecture notes, quiz cards are just a few ways that Courserians study and reinforce course material. Learn more abou...
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Democracy in Europe

By John Lloyd The rich are always with us, and we’ll have more of them soon. A report last week from Boston Consulting Group shows that the global millionaire population is some 13.8 million. That is twice the size of Switzer...
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Citizenville

  The story of one man’s quest — and a politician’s no less — to modernize the “most modern” of America’s cities… “Citizenville is the story of how ordinary citizens c...
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Saying of the day: 6/28/13

    “If history tells us anything, the fight against NSA secrecy is a winnable.” — Gregory Ferenstein, TechCrunch
 
 
 

Man of the hour: Beppe Grillo

By Krysta Kalachani A quick search online relative to the elections that took place in Italy earlier this week will return to even the most inexperienced internet user hits that include  words and phrases like “paralysis...
 
 
 

Social entrepreneurialism twisted

By Maria Patsarika Did you know about Bitcoin, the virtual currency? I didn’t. I found out this weekend reading the FT magazine. Bitcoin is one of the many entrepreneurial initiatives that feature all too often in the med...
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Ikea Swedish meatballs withdrawn from Greek shelves

From the pages of today’s Greek Reporter: “Swedish furniture retailing giant IKEA decided to withdraw its meatballs from its restaurants in Greece after the Czech State Veterinary Administration reported finding ...
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Pictures at an exhibition

“Would you vote for me? Exhibition of photographs State Museum of Contemporary Art — Warehouse B1, Port of Thessaloniki June 5-21 The Michael and Kitty Dukakis Center for Public and Humanitarian Service was launched...
 
 
 

Life lessons from Cyprus

By Edward Scicluna, Minister of Finance, Malta There is nothing more undignified than the sight of a bankrupt person begging for assistance. The contrasts between the cosy and sometimes sumptuous living before the event and the...
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Saying of the day: 3/15/13

    “Neither right nor left, but above (and beyond).” — Tiziana Ciprini (M5S MP)
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