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SANTO SABA PILIANG HISTORICAL REVISIONISM History need not be so sacred that it cannot ever be revised. History is a continuous dialogue between past findings
With and Without, the Cum/Ex Story of Bank Fraud
El Gringo – Banks have been defrauding governments since the first day a banker decided to withhold his tax payment until the government forced him
Why Sarasota, Florida, Has Never Been in the Eye of a Hurricane
by Taistealai Sarasota has not been a bull’s-eye for a major hurricane since reliable records began in 1871. There are several theories out there to
It’s time for organizations to lean in to change
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/its-time-organizations-lean-in-change-melanie-fellay/?fbclid=IwAR3W90gQTCxbct4KHXD5-N_VFMSY148EYdB0ES1ip5Tg8kE2sDfwhU5A0wg In today’s rapidly changing and lucrative job environment, quitters are winners. At least that’s what the numbers suggest. Depending on the source, the
French city of Dunkirk tests out free transport – and it works
https://www.france24.com/en/20190831-france-dunkirk-free-transportation-bus-success-climate-cities?fbclid=IwAR3Mzk-mbm_FQ2MQcQLrwe3sjGYOJTmzAV10HioVZPYK7w7ZBFGLjJetMGw&ref=fb The city of Dunkirk in northern France launched a revamped bus system last year with a twist – it’s completely free. A new study
Is French healthcare the best in the world?
https://www.france24.com/en/20190830-french-connections-france-healthcare-system-doctor-affordable-hospital-social-security?fbclid=IwAR3PXqYEqj74xUE_V1_x0NumPAViJfzXpNlNHvdmJBsChKnzYY2a-CZHd90&ref=fb By Taistealaí When it comes to healthcare, the French are very proud of their system. It’s high quality, accessible and affordable. France’s “système de
La Tomatina Tomato Festival Buñol, Spain
Quick Facts About La Tomatina Festival https://www.tomatofestivalspain.com/ When: La Tomatina Festival happens annually during the last wednesday of August. Where: Takes place in Buñol, a little
Slangs and Colloquialisms
© Info-graphic courtesy of Statista by Martin Armstrong, Aug 20, 2019 Most people working in an office have come across at least one of
– by Agnostic It has been an interesting day…so far. The neighbor’s kid came running home at around 9.30 AM this morning and told me
The Definition of “Oh, bugger!”
Obviously, there’s a traitor in the group. This brings a new definition of “faceplant”! Don’t ya just hate when this happens? This is what happens
The Many Varied Faces of Europe in the Modern Era
Ollie Bye combines music and history to show the constant changes of Europe in the common era.