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  • Dic 12 2017

    Sky is the Limit for Lebanese Entrepreneurs

    here is a consensus that Lebanon is a great location to pilot an idea, test it and then transition to an international market for growth. [Listen to the podcast below.] For a country that has defined and redefined itself through politics, religion, immigration, emigrations and decades of war, you may wonder what it’s like starting a company in Lebanon. “Surprisingly peaceful...

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  • Dic 12 2017

    When Bad Money Supports Good Foreign Policy

    The anti-war movement needs money, and the Koch brothers have it. But it comes with strings attached. In November, the Charles Koch Foundation announced that it would provide nearly $4 million in grants to Harvard University and MIT to train the next generation of foreign policy professionals. It’s part of the foundation’s effort to steer US foreign policy away from i...

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  • Feb 02 2018
  • Dic 09 2017

    An Exemplar of Motherhood: Sister Nivedita

    “England has sent us another gift in Miss Margaret Noble” said the great Swami Vivekananda in his speech he introduced a lady of Scottish-Irish descent by birth and an Indian by choice, little did the crowd gathered there knew that the kind words said by the great philosopher turned out to be a gospel truth where the latter would go on to be one of India’s indomitable voice of na...

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  • Dic 08 2017

    Donald Trump: Our UnFounding Father

    Donald Trump isn’t an aberration. He’s the zeitgeist. Don’t look away. I mean it! Keep on staring just like you’ve been doing, just like we’ve all been doing since he rode down that escalator into the presidential race in June 2015 and, while you have your eyes on him, I’ll tell you exactly why you shouldn’t stop. To begin with, i...

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  • Dic 08 2017

    Marketing Tricks to Promote Mass Consumption

      Companies have the manipulative talent of getting customers to buy more than they intend to, and they do it through three simple tactics. The first marketing trick that is increasingly used by businesses is offering products and services as “free.” Retail stores have found a way to convince people they’re getting something for free when they’re actually being p...

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  • Dic 08 2017

    Why AI Is Tipping the Scales in the Development of Self-Driving Cars

    Globally, the US and China are ahead in the race to develop driverless cars. One key reason: advancements in both countries in artificial intelligence. When people think of self-driving cars, the image that usually comes to mind is a fully autonomous vehicle with no human drivers involved. The reality is more complicated. Not only are there different levels of automation for vehicles — cr...

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Midterm Elections 2018: The War for America’s Soul

Even as pundits predict and pontificate, the midterm elections are only yet another battle for the commanding heights of America’s torn soul. In Silicon Valley, the sun is shining and it does...

The Student Debt Crisis: Could It Slow the US Economy?

rowing student loan debt is “changing the culture of America,” says one expert, and it impacts the economic choices we make all the way through retirement. That rising student debt is o...

Europe Is Caught in a Wheel of Xenophobia

The assimilation policy of integration, actively practiced across Europe, is one of the main prerequisites of xenophobia. The latest measurements in Europe show that after a sharp spike in xenophob...