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NATO

The Tragedy of NATO: Economic Problems Embedded in Collective Security Agreements

Source: http://mises.ca By Patrick Barron   The Tragedy of NATO: Economic Problems Embedded in Collective Security Agreements   The economic phenomenon known as the “Tragedy of the Commons” instructs us that commonly held resources that are insufficiently protected will be plundered to extinction. The phenomenon was recognized in the early nineteenth century to explain why […]


Rise of the Titan: ‘World’s fastest’ supercomputer goes live 1

Source: http://rt.com After falling behind Asia and Europe in the great race, where success is measured in FLOPS (floating-point operations per second), the US has struck back at the new high-tech Olympians with Titan: quite possibly the fastest supercomputer in the world. When Tennesseans hear the word Titan, their first thought is going to be […]


IMF unveils its blueprint to salvage the stricken euro

Source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk By Bruno Waterfield, in Luxembourg 11:55PM BST 21 Jun 2012 IMF unveils its blueprint to salvage the stricken euro The International Monetary Fund has directly confronted Germany by urging the eurozone to take a “determined and forceful move” to “complete economic and monetary union” by sharing government debt and underwriting failing banks. The […]


Mexican Presidential Elections: How Social Media Has Changed Politics

Source: http://www.policymic.com Mexican Presidential Elections: ‘I Am Number 132′ Movement Shows How Social Media Has Changed Politics At a time when the Mexican government is attempting to demonstrate that it has everything under control, the social movement “I am number 132” has sprung up without warning, calling attention to the numerous injustices prevalent in Mexican […]