• A modest proposal for the retirement age debate

    May 31, 2010

    Saturday, Martine Aubry, head of France’s Socialist Party created a stir when she expressed her impression that « when Nicolas Sarkozy gives us lessons in budget control, it’s a bit like Mr. Madoff administering accountancy courses. »  Madame Aubry’s trenchant remark came in retort to the Head of State’s recent attacks on François Mitterand’s « legacy » of the […]

  • Majors: Are yuh ready fi dis ?

    May 25, 2010

    Trodding a new road in the Jamaican music scene, female dancehall reggae artist Tanya Stephens has decided to release her latest album, “Infallible”, completely free for download. For those who don’t know her, Tanya Stephens emerged as a hot new dancehall artist in 1997 with her hit single Yuh Nuh Ready Fi Dis Yet on […]

  • Triathlon St. Léger

    May 23, 2010

    Season kick-off at St. Léger yesterday for an easy sprint.

  • Mobile internet potential in Africa

    May 19, 2010

    Today’s Wall Street Journal Europe cites Google’s recent investments in sub-saharan Africa (Google’s keyword for Africa: growth). Google aims to encourage adoption of its search, mapping, and mobile phone technologies in the region, attracted by the high growth-potential in a continent  of 1 billion people. Broadband internet penetration in sub-Saharan Africa remains incredibly low today.  […]

  • Los Suns

    May 5, 2010

    I’ve written before about the entrepreneurial virtues of open immigration and its role in spurring innovation and ultimately job creation. Accordingly, I was pleasantly surprised to learn of yesterday’s decision by Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver, General Manager Steve Kerr, and the entire Phoenix Suns basketball team to wear « Los Suns » jerseys for […]

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