Daily Archives: 10/15/2013

Denial in the Face of Default – commentary



Denial in the Face of Default

William Boardman, Nation of Change – Op-Ed : Published: Tuesday 15 October 2013

Why is surrender so often the President’s first option?

Debt Ceiling? What Debt Ceiling? That’s a unicorn in Congress’s garden!
For all the talk about the United States approaching a catastrophic Debt Ceiling and subsequent unprecedented but exceptional default that would have unpredictable but probably dire impact on pretty much everybody, one thing you don’t hear much is that There is No Debt Ceiling.   Continue reading

Venezuela releases oil research ship arrested in Guyanese waters

Captured survey ship Teknik Perdana with Venezuelan warship

Captured survey ship Teknik Perdana with Venezuelan warship

Venezuela releases oil research ship arrested in Guyanese waters

Tuesday, 15 October 2013 – Demerara Waves

(BBC).-The owners of a US-contracted oil ship which was detained by the Venezuelan navy on Thursday say the vessel has been released.

The Venezuelan navy had boarded the Teknik Perdana on Thursday in disputed waters off the coast of Guyana and sailed it to Venezuela’s Margarita island.

Caracas accused the crew of operating illegally in Venezuelan waters.

Its owners said all 36 crew, among them five US citizens, had been released.    Continue reading

Malala Yousafzai – interviews, speeches and articles

Malala Yousafzai – Full interview on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart – Amazing Answers by Malala

Published on Oct 10, 2013  –  This is an excellent interview

Malala Yousafzai  – the youngest Girl who nominated for Nobel Peace Prize.  Taliban gunmen shot Malala on her school bus last October following her campaign for human rights since she was 12 . She is now 16 years old.

 Specially she raised her voice for girls’ education in Pakistan.  She has written a book and started a  Foundation focused on her work as a World Ambassador of Education . Check out  The Malala Fund: Supporting Girls Education

Malala Yousafzai speech at the UN  < video

12 July 2013 Last updated at 16:08 BST – BBC News     Continue reading

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