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I Support Bernie Sanders Because He Supports Me

Michael Shammas | Posted 02.08.2016 | Politics
Michael Shammas

So you ask us: "How dare Bernie run?" You imply: "How dare you, a Democrat, support his run?" My answer, aside from pointing out that this is a democratic election rather than a Democratic coronation, is simple: I support Bernie Sanders because he supports me.

Distributing Growth for the Benefit of All

St. Gallen Symposium | Posted 07.24.2015 | Impact
St. Gallen Symposium

If you need proof of how the modern welfare state can miss the mark, just look at the rising level of social inequality in much of the developed world.

Taking a Disney Cruise to Norway - the Most Impressive Landscape on the Planet

Dave Parfitt | Posted 05.11.2015 | Travel
Dave Parfitt

"The fjordscapes of western Norway are so utterly unique and so profoundly beautiful that many people rate them as the most impressive landscapes on the planet" - Stuart Butler, Lonely Planet, April 16, 2015. Now THAT is high praise, worthy of attention, and perhaps sets unrealistic expectations.

PHOTOS: A Big Northern Lights Show For Norway

Posted 02.14.2012 | Green

On Tuesday night, a solar storm created an impressive showing of the northern lights, dazzling residents of the world's northern latitudes. The par...

Watching the Ice Thicken...

Denis Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Denis Campbell

While this is a country where one can hardly ignore the many beautiful landscape paintings of skaters on canals, due to global warming, the race has not been possible since 1997.