Monthly Archives: June 2011

DARE-STRACTION- Blind Tiger

A localised phrase from the Dictionary of American Regional English (Harvard Uni Press) Blind Tiger n. A place that sells liquor illegally,, a speakeasy. (DARE, vol 1, 285) 1857 Spirit of the Times ‘I see a kinder pigeon-hole cut in … Continue reading

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Can’t Get There from Here: Globalization and (un)Employment

In the July 2011 edition of Foreign Affairs Nobel Prize Winning Economist and Ivy-league Professor Michael Spence sets out the grim statistics behind the inter-relation of US jobless figures and the WTO reforms to world trade. Globalization has helped many … Continue reading

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