Why Can't We All Just Get Along?


Written by Frank Li

First Paris (Paris Was Attacked, Again!) and now Mali (Terror in Mali), why are there so many terror attacks around the world?

First the Iraq War and then Syria at war, why are there so many wars?

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What We Read Today 24 November 2015

Econintersect: Every day our editors collect the most interesting things they find from around the internet and present a summary 'reading list' which will include very brief summaries (and sometimes longer ones) of why each item has gotten our attention. Suggestions from readers for 'reading list' items are gratefully reviewed, although sometimes space limits the number included.

This feature is published every day late afternoon New York time. For early morning review of headlines see "The Early Bird" published every day in the early am at GEI News (membership not required for access to "The Early Bird".).


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Early Headlines: Asian Stocks Down Again, Brazil Corruption Spreads, German Business Confidence Rises, China Moves To Improve Accounting Rules And More

Written by Econintersect

Early Bird Headlines 25 November 2015

Econintersect: Here are some of the headlines we found to help you start your day. For more headlines see our afternoon feature for GEI members, What We Read Today, which has many more headlines and a number of article discussions to keep you abreast of what we have found interesting.


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Infographic Of The Day: Making Your Cat A Better Life

Cats can be demanding. They want something to scratch, toys to play with and sometimes a nice perch to sit on. So we have decided to look at some of the ways you can make your cat's, and to a degree your, lives a little more interesting with your own DIY skills. 

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Video of the Day:

A rocket ship owned by Jeff Bezos' company, Blue Origin, made history on Monday by traveling 329,839 feet into outer space and then landing upright upon its return to Earth.

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Why The Tesla Motors Stock Price Dropped 2 Today, And Why We're Still Bullish

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We Must Prepare For A 30-year War In The Middle East

from The Conversation

-- tis post authored by Paul Rogers, University of Bradford

Twelve years ago, George W Bush gave his 'Mission Accomplished' speech from the flight deck of the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier, confident that the Saddam Hussein regime had been consigned to the dustbin of history, the Taliban regime had been terminated, al-Qaeda was dispersed, if not destroyed, and the desperately needed New American Century was back on track.

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November 2015 Conference Board Consumer Confidence Declines And Now At 15 Month Low

Written by Doug Short and Steven Hansen

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index declined to 90.4 in November from the September final reading of 99.1, an upward revision of September's initial 97.6. The market expected (from Bloomberg) this index to come in between 100.0 to 106.0 (consensus 102.5).

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