Theme song of an African geothermal conference.
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Perhaps the most outrageous part of Romney’s deservedly-infamous speech to the $50,000-a-plate dinner was his assertion that he inherited nothing from his upbringing. After all, he was only the son of the CEO of American Motors and then the Governor of Michigan, who went to one of the country’s best prep schools and then to [...]
Nicholas Negroponte nears his objective of the $100 educational laptop. What does it mean?
From Laurie Garrett of the Council on Foreign Relations: Political pundits will now argue the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court decision and the likelihood that Republican opponents to the health reform law will be able to overturn it through legislation. But perhaps it will now be possible for an HIV-infected individual in Mississippi or [...]
…tens of thousands of children have died from the ongoing drought, and in fact, even though conditions have gotten worse, most of the international media has moved on to other things. One who has not is the New York Times’ Jeffrey Gettleman, whose report two days ago from the ground was horrifying. And westerners appear to [...]
A plea for integrating the reduction of medical costs in major medical research programmes.
A public health expert raises again the plan to divert Afghan opium into worlwide pain relief.
We have met Dr. Kissinger, and he is us.
High-speed trains for Tangier, not Milwaukee.
Jim DeMint thinks it’s so critical that you know how important he is that he doesn’t mind if a few thousand folks in Africa die over it.