NEW PLATEAUS Give and Take
In this season of giving, here are two counter-intuitive truths about how Internet music piracy and product knock-offs benefit the original creators.
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A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Dipping My Toes
They say the four stages of living abroad are as follows: Honeymoonits aaaall good! Hostilitythis place stinks with all its corruption and pollution and no English TV! Humorsettling in allows you to l... Posted on 2/25/12 at 9:19 AM
THE NEW FORTY Now that is a blue light special!
I am old enough to remember the days of K-mart blue light specials. Those were the specials that they announced over the store speaker while you were shopping that lasted for a short period of time (m... Posted on 12/22/11 at 8:05 AM
HAVANA (AP) — Cuba announced Monday it will cast off at least half a million state workers by early next year and reduce restrictions on private enterprise to help them find new jobs — the most dramatic step yet in President Raul Castro’s push to radically remake employment on the communist-run island.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Breathtaking in its scope and ambition, President Barack Obama’s agenda for the economy, health care and energy now goes to a Congress unaccustomed to resolving knotty issues and buffeted by powerful interests that oppose parts of his plan.
Perhaps the only things as high as Obama’s goals are the hurdles they must clear.
North Dakota has one of the strongest economies in the 50 states.
That was part of the message given by Congressman Earl Pomeroy (D-N.D.), during an address to an economics class at Dickinson State University Friday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Barack Obama is scoring a monster victory three weeks into his presidency with the economic stimulus deal. But he’s taken some hits along the way and ultimately will be judged on whether he is able to cure an economy that is mired in recession.
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