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Monday, June 25, 2012
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25 June 2012
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"Contemporary American kids may represent the most indulged young people in the history of the world. This is a social experiment on a grand scale, and a growing number of adults fear that it isn't working out so well" Comments
Yanis Varoufakis | Yanis Varoufakis | 24 June 2012
"It is not that the members of our elites cannot see that Europe is like a train derailing in slow motion." They can see it, but they can't articulate a sensible policy response. So they hope for the best. And the lights go out Comments
Does the future of our cities lie underground? Many think so: "As cities are built up, they're getting congested, and going underground is the only way to build capacity." Perhaps not for houses, but for malls, stadia, power plants? Comments
Fascinating account of crime, drugs and politics in Mexico. "The power of organised crime now holds hostage large areas of the country, including major cities, and terrorises the rest with performances of stupefying violence" Comments
"Dorsey is trying to create magic in an industry where people have not previously sought wonder and delight. In short, he hopes to pull an Apple on the entire financial world." Here's what Twitter's co-founder is up to with Square Comments
Let's keep things in proportion. If you don't bowl, this isn't for you. But if you do bowl, take a seat, pour a drink—you're going to be here for a while. The story of how Bill Fong came agonisingly close to bowling perfection Comments