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Recession: So Who's Fault is it Anyway?

Many of us are convinced the bankers are entirely to blame for our economic woes. If most of the med... As politicians and their PR advisers beaver away to claim the moral high ground in the economic melt...
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Adult Disneyland

It's not the old Apple, but I still love it.... The rip on NYC by some of the old timers is that it has turned into an Adult Disneyland. Kind of sad...
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A musing on student life...

A short thought pattern about my time as a uni student.... Empty bottles and old takeaway containers are what persist in my memory from my days as a student. E...
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Chris and Kate - The Queensland Elections

Chris and Kate are mother and daughter. Chris writes to Kate while she is visiting in the US and pon... Hi Katie, I miss you soooo much. Hope America is making more sense than it does here. How’s ...
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Soju a go go

Finding the answer to one of life's questions while waiting for a delayed flight.... Writers do not write well as they think the do when they are drunk, according to Professor Russ Robe...
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Lunch with Australian Federal Treasurer

Australian Federal Treasurer spoke about the global economic crisis, among other things, at a lunche... Australian Federal Treasurer, Wayne Swan, spoke at a fund-raising luncheon in Lismore on Thursday, 9...
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Buzz words, credibility and wordiness

The wordiness, credibility and confusing economic comments in the AFR... ”Buzz words”, acronyms, credibility and wordiness have given good cause for people to to...
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My, aren't we fascinating?

How many randoms are in your workplace? Are you one of them? We've all known a dangerous narcissist,... PEOPLE fascinate me. And the people who fascinate me the most are the ones I have worked with. I am ...
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Ikea, the Furniture Retail Giant

The history and mission of IKEA, the giant furniture chain. From its humble beginings to its push th... The History of IKEA The IKEA furniture chain was created by Ingvar Kamprad, a Swedish man who starte...
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