Links van 12 april 2016 tot 15 april 2016

Hillary wins! Named most corrupt politician of 2015She's in a dead heat with Trump, loses to several Republicans in the polls, and can't seem to shake that pesky Bernie Sanders, but nevermind the bad news, it's time to score a win for Hillary: The nonpartisan watchdog group Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust (FACT) named […]

Links van 15 april 2014 tot 20 april 2014

New Statesman | H G Wells: “It seems to me that I am more to the Left than you, Mr Stalin”In 1934, H G Wells arrived in Moscow to meet Soviet writers interested in joining the international PEN Club, of which he was then president. While there, Stalin granted him an interview. His deferential conversation […]

Links van 25 november 2013 tot 26 november 2013

‘Pasen, Hemelvaartsdag en Allerheiligen geen wettelijke feestdagen meer’ – Gva.be1 april viel laat in 2010: "Pasen, Hemelvaartsdag en Allerheiligen verdwijnen als wettelijk betaalde feestdag. In de plaats komen (…) drie nieuwe verplichte niet-religieuze feestdagen: de Internationale Vrouwendag (8 maart), de Internationale Dag tegen het Racisme (21 maart) en de Werelddag van de Culturele Diversiteit (21 […]

Links van 18 juli 2012 tot 26 juli 2012

Letters of Note: This is my son. He speaks Greek.In 1957, at 18 years of age, future billionaire and founder of CNN, Ted Turner, informed his father that he would be majoring in Classics after being inspired by a professor at Brown University. His father was furious to say the least, and responded to his son's […]