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The Power of the Powerless

“The Power of the Powerless” (http://www.vaclavhavel.cz/index.php?sec=6&id=2&kat&from=6&setln=2) is an essay written in October 1978 by Vaclav Havel about the political situation of Czechoslovak. It is written in terms of the cold war rhetoric and compares the realities of soviet-style central controlled … Continue reading

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Milton Friedman

Hubris (/ˈhjuːbrɪs/, also hybris, from ancient Greek ὕβρις) means, in a modern context, supremely foolish[1] and irrationalpride. In its ancient Greek context, it typically describes violent behavior rather than an attitude. The adjectival form of the noun hubris is “hubristic”. … Continue reading

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into the middle of the Andes

On October 13th, 1972, a Uruguayan airplane carrying 45 passengers crashed into the middle of the Andes. Extensive search and rescue operations were launched and supported by authorities in Uruguay, Chile and Argentina, but after ten days with no results … Continue reading

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water and food from Africa

An Observer investigation reveals how rich countries faced by a global food shortage now farm an area double the size of the UK to guarantee supplies for their citizens. China, with its 1.3 billion people, consumes 20% of the world’s … Continue reading

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the place to be in the event of an economic collapse

Published on Jan 24, 2013 The Dollar Vigilante’s Jeff Berwick is back chatting about a myriad of economic and stock market-related issues with Cambridge House Live’s anchor, Bridgitte Anderson. Taped at Cambridge House International’s Vancouver Resource Investment Conference.

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Nicanor Parra

Nicanor Parra was born in 1914 in San Fabián de Alico, Chile, near Chillán, a city in southern Chile, the son of a schoolteacher.[2] He comes from the artistically prolific Chilean Parra family of performers, musicians, artists and writers. His … Continue reading

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Sillar

Entre las añoranzas de lo perdido tengo el dulce recuerdo de las casas del viejo Monterrey, con sus paredes de sillar y altísimos cielos, y sus puertas disfrazadas de ventanas. El olor a tierra húmeda y la sensación de frescor aún en los días más calientes. Continue reading

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Puedo escribir el poema mas triste

(Poema #20)

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