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This is not the island you're looking for, Irish wildlife groups tell Star Wars

Far, far away at the western end of the Irish “universe” a battle has commenced between rebels determined to save a small corner of their planet and the all-powerful empire.<p>An Taisce, the National Trust for Ireland, has accused the Irish government of “going to the dark side” by handing over once …

Game of Thrones

8 Symptoms That May Require A Mental Health Evaluation

Photo by iWorksphotography (Pixabay)<p>Last week I wrote about 8 Symptoms that should not always be labeled a mental illness. Life is life. We are all …

US drone kills five militants at Taliban site in Pakistan, officials say

Missiles reportedly hit compound in North Waziristan tribal region Three Uzbeks and two Pakistanis said to be killed<p>Pakistani intelligence officials say missiles fired from a US drone struck a compound in the North Waziristan tribal region near the Afghan border, killing five militants.<p>The two …

Pakistan

The 'great unraveling' of globalization is here

It was meant to be a candid assessment of the instability in global markets. But rather than being the harbinger of danger, Cisco was just the latest victim of globalization, the tantalizing but perilous business principle that has — quietly — counted among its casualties some of the world's …

World Economy

"Racist" Cartoon Posted On Company Bathroom Causes Muslim Outrage

Redesigning Capitalism for The 21st Century

The financial crisis of 2008 raised questions about the sustainability of our pursuit of growth for growth's sake alone. Many are now re-examining deeply rooted values, beliefs and attitudes toward our financial system, as well as how to organize, lead and manage our society. As the Creative …

What Caused Capitalism?

Once upon a time, smart people thought the world was flat. As globalization took off, economists pointed to spreading market forces that allowed …

Julian Barnes: ‘Art doesn’t just capture the thrill of life ... sometimes it is that thrill’

When Julian Barnes was growing up, going to a gallery felt like an obligation. Then he discovered modernism, with its slicings, whirls and brainy grids. Later, realism seemed just as fascinating and truthful. He reflects on a life looking at art<p>Some years ago, a journalist friend, posted to Paris …

Literature

There May Be More Muslims Than Christians In The World By 2070, Pew Study Suggests

(RNS) Muslims will overtake Christians by the end of this century.<p>India, now mostly Hindu, will become the world’s largest Muslim country.<p>The numbers of people with no religious identity will soar in the United States and Europe, but the unaffiliated will lose worldwide market share as Christians …