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East Germany Remains A Powerful Example Of What Happens After We "Smash Capitalism"

East Germany Remains A Powerful Example Of What Happens After We "Smash Capitalism" Authored by Ryan McMaken via The Mises Institute, This week marks the thirtieth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wal.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 9th, 2019

Nonprofits pump $3 billion into the Western New York economy

With $3 billion in combined revenue, the Western New York’s largest nonprofit organizations remains a powerful economic force. That number represents contracts, program revenue, earned income, investments and grant dollars that flowed into 312.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 11th, 2019

30 Years After The Berlin Wall Came Down, East And West Germany Are Still Divided

30 Years After The Berlin Wall Came Down, East And West Germany Are Still Divided Authored by Nathan Stolzfus via The Conversation, Thirty years ago, on November 9, with a sense of momentous events palpable in Berlin’s famous air, East.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 11th, 2019

21 stunning photos from the night the Berlin Wall came tumbling down 30 years ago

Str Old The Berlin Wall came tumbling down on November 9, 1989, reuniting East and West Germany, and foreshadowing the fall of the Soviet Union. It stood for 28 years to separate the two sides of Be.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 8th, 2019

What wedding traditions look like in 7 countries around the world

Cultures all over the world celebrate weddings in unique ways. In Germany, couples invite their loved ones to smash porcelain dishes and wish them luck. In China, couples serve tea to their elders to show respect and gratitude.   The follow.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 25th, 2019

Long Island City will soon be home to New York’s biggest battery

New York regulators approved plans to build the state’s biggest battery system at an aging power plant along the East River in Queens. The 316-megawatt system will be powerful enough to provide... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 19th, 2019

Powerful Nor"easter About To Hammer East Coast

An autumn Nor'easter i.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaOct 15th, 2019

Secrets of the world"s richest company of all time

As powerful as a nation state, the Dutch East India Company sent almost a million Europeans to Asia on more than 4,700 ships.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 15th, 2019

I went to the New York City Oktoberfest said to be the best outside of Munich, and I was not disappointed

Ian Burke Oktoberfest is an annual beer festival held in Munich, Germany, that draws over six million attendees from around the world.  Munich on the East River, organized by the owners of the East Village biergarten Zum Schneider, is .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 11th, 2019

70 years ago, the Soviets tried to strangle Berlin — here"s how the West earned its first major victory of the Cold War

Associated Press In mid-1948, the Soviets blockaded Berlin in an attempt to squeeze the US, Britain, and France out of the enclave in Soviet-occupied East Germany. For the next 15 months, Western p.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 30th, 2019

17th-floor condo at The BreakWater still on the market for $1.29M: Open House

A three-bedroom, southwest-facing unit at The BreakWater Condominiums on Milwaukee's east side remains on the market at $1.29 million. Overlooking the downtown skyline and Lake Michigan, the eight-room condo is on the 17th floor of the 20-story bui.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 29th, 2019

City testing waters on East River pool concept

The tallest, most powerful ever made are coming to U.S. waters care of General Electric.  Denmark-based Orsted A/S plans to use 12-megawatt turbines made by GE for projects off the coast of... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 24th, 2019

Commodities Corner: ‘Tight quarters of the Persian Gulf’ help raise spare oil capacity concerns

The attacks on Saudi oil facilities may have only briefly sliced daily crude oil output from the kingdom by more than half, but the risk remains to supplies from one of the world’s biggest exporters and to the oil-rich Middle East......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 20th, 2019

ZEW investor sentiment poll in Germany climbs but is still negative

The ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment rose 21.6 points to a -22.5 reading in September. Economists polled by FactSet had forecast a reading of -37.9. "The outlook remains negative. However, the rather strong fears that financial experts had in .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 17th, 2019

In Stunning Upset, Germany"s Far-Right AfD Set To Defeat Merkel"s CDU In The Country"s East

In a stunning development for German politics, Germany’s anti-immigrant, nationalist party Alternative for Germany, or AfD, has taken the lead in the east of the country ahead of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s C.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 5th, 2019

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 vs iPad Pro: Specs, Price [Comparison]

Apple remains the most powerful play.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkAug 2nd, 2019

Merkel Ally Narrowly Elected To Top EU Post, Averting "Major Institutional Crisis"

Germany's Ursula von der Leyen, considered a key and close ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel, has been narrowly elected president of the EU Commission, becoming the first woman to fill Europe’s most powerful pol.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 17th, 2019

Meet 2019"s 40 Under 40: American Cancer Society leader remains calm amid simultaneous challenges

Annie Russell is one of Houston Business Journal's 2019 40 Under 40 honorees. All of the 40 honorees will be recognized at an event on June 13 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Chapman & Kirby in East Downtown as well as in a special section of HBJ’s June 14 we.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 12th, 2019

East Aurora is No. 1 (yet again) in school district rankings, with Williamsville close behind

The gap is slowly — very slowly — narrowing between the top two school districts in Western New York, yet this year’s outcome remains exactly the same. East Aurora is No. 1 in Business First’s 2019 academic rankings for Western New York, w.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 10th, 2019

Germany Votes To Define BDS Movement As Anti-Semitic

Via Middle East Monitor, Germany yesterday voted to de.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 18th, 2019

Less to lose: Germany"s poorer East embraces tech revolution

Tech hubs in poorer eastern Germany are aiming to close the economic gap with their neighbours. As Edward Baran reports, there's even hope they can use disruptive new technologies to overtake the West......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMay 1st, 2019