EXCERPTS/QUOTES(paraphrased); CSPAN Book tv, Interview on Adam Smith's "The Wealth of Nations" Book; Authors Samuel Fleischacker & Russell Robert:
"The invisible hand of the market", the term economists use to describe the self-regulating nature of the market place, is a metaphor first used by Adam Smith in "The Theory of Moral Sentiments" (1759).
The Wealth of Nations (1776): "By…Continue
Added by Al LeBlanc on December 16, 2015 at 1:47pm — No Comments
Originally published in The Huffington Post World Section on 15 July 2015, see: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jesica-l-santos/welcoming-a-hybrid-attemp_b_7794052.html
On 22 April 2015, the Transitional Council in the Central African Republic (CAR) adopted a…Continue
Added by Jesica L Santos on September 23, 2015 at 5:03pm — No Comments
Education is the key to thriving families, communities and countries. Let's give our children and our future the opportunity to learn and achieve their potential, so we're asking world leaders to ACT and break down the barriers preventing millions of girls and boys around the world from going to school and receiving a quality education.
A World At School is an initiative to raise awareness and advocate for the 59 million children who are out of school. As a Global Youth Ambassador for…Continue
Published originally in the World Post Section of the Huffington Post on 19 June 2015:
This past week the South African government showed utter disregard for its international legal obligations and rule of law when it reportedly assisted the escape from its territory of Sudanese President Omar…Continue