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World debt comparison: The global debt clock. The clock is ticking.

World debt comparison: The global debt clock

Every second, it seems, someone in the world takes on more debt. The idea of a debt clock for an individual nation is familiar to anyone who has been to Times Square in New York, where the American public shortfall is revealed. Our clock (updated September 2012) shows the global figure for almost all government debts in dollar terms. Does it matter? After all, world governments owe the money to their own citizens, not to the Martians. Notes: This interactive graphic displays gross government debt for the globe.

THIS DAY. What differentiates Europeans from Americans (Europe and USA) The cultural gap across the Atlantic The Western world (i.e.

What differentiates Europeans from Americans (Europe and USA)

Europe, the Americas, Australia and New Zealand) could be considered as a single “Western civilisation”. ‘Westernness’ could be defined by people who are ethnically or culturally European, in other words people of European descent or speaking a European language as their mother-tongue. Europe itself has the greatest linguistic and cultural diversity of the Western world. However, the common history, geography and socio-political evolution of the European continent, as well as the cultural divergences that have occured in former colonies, have resulted in the creation of a common basis for European culture that contrast (sometimes sharply) with the USA or the rest of the Western world. Here is a summary of my observations on the differences between Europeans and Americans (USA). Feeling of time & distances Perception is shaped by our environment.

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[October 2010] Iraqi war logs. Assange vs. Zuckerberg. So, Why is WikiLeaks a Good Thing Again? Politics Explained. FEUDALISM: You have two cows.

Politics Explained

Your lord takes some of the milk. PURE SOCIALISM: You have two cows. The government takes them and puts them in a barn with everyone else's cows. You have to take care of all of the cows. The government gives you as much milk as you need. BUREAUCRATIC SOCIALISM: You have two cows. FASCISM: You have two cows. PURE COMMUNISM: You have two cows. RUSSIAN COMMUNISM: You have two cows. CAMBODIAN COMMUNISM: You have two cows. DICTATORSHIP: You have two cows. The Communist Manifesto illustrated by Cartoons. Marxist Internet Subject Archive. Famous Quotes Famous quotes from Hegel, Marx, Engels, Lenin, Trotsky, Mao and other communists with links to the context on the Marxists Internet Archive.

Marxist Internet Subject Archive

The only source on the internet of genuine, sourced Marxist quotations. In addition, you get a randomly selected “Quote-of-the-Day” from one of the collections, for you to ponder. Selected Marxist Writers The works of 18 pre-World War Marxists, who together provide a broad base of Marxist thinking shared across most of the differing currents of communism of the present time: Karl Marx, Frederick Engels, Paul Lafargue, Karl Kautsky, George Plekhanov, Clara Zetkin, Daniel De Leon, Vladimir Lenin, Nikolai Bukharin, Leon Trotsky, Alexandra Kollontai, James Connolly, Rosa Luxemburg, José Carlos Mariátegui, Antonio Gramsci, M.

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Forbes Magazine's List of The World's Most Powerful People

The list has one slot for every 100 million people on Earth, meaning in 2009 there were 67 people on the list, in 2010 there were 68, in 2011 there were 70, and in 2012 there were 71. Slots are allocated based on the amount of human and financial resources that they have sway over, as well as their influence on world events.[1] Forbes' Most Powerful People, 2013 (top 10)[2] 2012 list (top 10)[3][edit] 2011 list (top 10)[4][edit] 2010 list (top 10)[edit] 2009 list (top 10 selection)[edit] See also[edit] References[edit] External links[edit] Vision of Humanity. Printable Exhibition.