French police hold ex-president Sarkozy over 'Gaddafi funding'
He is in custody for questioning over alleged campaign funding from late Libyan leader Gaddafi.
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb is a former trader and hedge fund manager, a best-selling author, and a groundbreaking theorist on risk and resilience. Taleb drew wide...
Slavoj Zizek: Political correctness solidifies hatred, it doesn't work
Revolutions are often initiated by idealists, carried out by fanatics and hijacked by scoundrels. These observations by philosopher Thomas Carlyle still ring...
How a West African shaman helped my schizophrenic son in a way Western medicine couldn’t
Schizophrenics, some believe, are simply a “modern manifestation of prehistoric tribal shamans.” After a wonderful summer of fishing and learning to surf, my son, then a 17-year-old junior at a Boston...
Jackie Kennedy's Letter To Krushchev Following JFK's Assassination
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OUTSIDE the polling station in the socially mixed part of the third arrondissement of Paris, people spoke of voting out of duty rather than hope.
Jean-Claude Pascal
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Christian Lacroix
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Jacques-Louis David
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French police hold ex-president Sarkozy over 'Gaddafi funding'
He is in custody for questioning over alleged campaign funding from late Libyan leader Gaddafi.
How a West African shaman helped my schizophrenic son in a way Western medicine couldn’t
Schizophrenics, some believe, are simply a “modern manifestation of prehistoric tribal shamans.” After a wonderful summer of fishing and learning to surf, my son, then a 17-year-old junior at a Boston...
Sidney Wadsworth
Sir Sidney Wadsworth (21 December 1888—2 March 1976) was a British judge who served in the Indian Civil Service.He was educated at Loughborough Grammar School; Sorbonne, Paris; Jesus College, Cambridg...
Irène Mélikoff
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Henri-Alexandre Deslandres
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Henri-Alexandre Deslandres - Wikipedia
Arne Odd Johnsen
Arne Odd Johnsen (3 December 1909 – 9 July 1985) was a Norwegian medieval and economic historian.
He was born in Asker as the son of historian Oscar Albert Johnsen (1876–1954) and Anna Evie Tollef...
Charles Bettelheim
Charles Bettelheim (November 20, 1913, Paris – July 20, 2006, Paris) was a French Marxian economist and historian, founder of the Center for the Study of Modes of Industrialization (CEMI : Centre...
Dawn-Michelle Baude
Dawn-Michelle Baude (born January 15, 1959) is an American poet, journalist and educator.
Born in southern Illinois, Moved to San Diego, Ca. with her first husband Angelo Kolokithas. Baude receive...