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26 сентября, 02:50

German Politics Is Giving Rise to a New Tide of Populism

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Doug Bandow Politics, Europe Europe’s most populous and prosperous nation is starting to look slightly less stable.  German Chancellor Angela Merkel won an overwhelming victory yesterday and is destined to serve a fourth term as Germany’s head of government. However, her victory looks Pyrrhic, as the two traditional ruling parties continue to hemorrhage voters. Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union/Christian Social Union combination (they are sister parties, with the latter running only in Bavaria) had its worst result since the Federal Republic of Germany’s first poll in 1949, receiving 33.0 percent (according to preliminary returns). Moreover, the CDU/CSU sustained the largest drop of any party from the election four years ago, when it received 41.5 percent and almost gained a majority in the Bundestag on its own. No wonder Merkel said she hoped to win back voters from the Alternative for Germany, which attacked her government from the right. However, while the SPD lost less in absolute terms, dropping from 25.7 percent to 20.5 percent, it also suffered its worst result since 1949. One of the country’s two major governing parties, it won the allegiance of barely one-fifth of voters. In what once was East Germany the SPD of Germany, heir to the Marxist-oriented working class movement, which famously arose in authoritarian Prussia, came in third, after the AfD. Four years ago the two main parties accounted for almost two-thirds of the votes. This time they barely gained half. Four other parties will be represented in the Bundestag. Die Linke, the former East German communists, rose from 8.6 percent to 9.2 percent, and the Greens edged up from 8.4 to 8.9 percent. Moreover, the two parties that failed to meet the five percent threshold for entering parliament in 2013 did substantially better this time. The Free Democratic Party and the AfD together collected nearly a quarter of the vote, meaning nearly one-out-of-four parliamentarians will represent viewpoints absent over the last four years. The FDP, representing European liberalism (generally free market and pro-enterprise), rebounded from its shocking collapse with 10.7 percent of the vote to return to the Bundestag. The Free Democratic Party had been Merkel’s coalition partner from 2009 to 2013. Read full article

22 сентября, 21:44

Nu Skin or Inter Parfums: Which Cosmetic Stock Looks Better?

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The cosmetic industry is in huge demand currently. In this backdrop, which of these two key cosmetics giants -- Nu Skin (NUS) and Inter Parfums (IPAR) -- will perform better?

22 сентября, 17:00

Should Value Investors Consider Centene Corporation (CNC) Stock?

Let's put Centene Corporation (CNC) stock into this equation and find out if it is a good choice for value-oriented investors right now.

22 сентября, 16:50

Is AMN Healthcare Services (AMN) a Suitable Value Stock?

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Let's put AMN Healthcare Services Inc (AMN) stock into this equation and find out if it is a good choice for value-oriented investors right now

22 сентября, 16:40

Should Value Investors Consider Anthem (ANTM) Stock Now?

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Is Anthem (ANTM) a great pick from the value investor's perspective right now? Read on to know more.

22 сентября, 16:30

Is Aetna Inc. (AET) a Great Stock for Value Investors?

Is Aetna Inc. (AET) a great pick from the value investor's perspective right now? Read on to know more.

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22 сентября, 14:49

First UN expert on gender identity resigns

A spokesman for the U.N.’s Human Rights Council has confirmed that its first independent expert on sexual orientation and gender identity has resigned for “personal reasons.”

22 сентября, 00:02

New York 2017 - Leading for Impact

http://www.weforum.org/ Leading for Impact Leadership on global issues increasingly appears fragmented or uninformed when considered in the context of sustainable development, inclusive growth and the Fourth Industrial Revolution. How can we create a shared narrative that is human-centred and value-oriented in a multipolar world? - Penny Abeywardena, Commissioner for International Affairs, Mayor's Office, City of New York, USA - Afsaneh Mashayekhi Beschloss, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Rock Creek, USA - Paul Polman, Chief Executive Officer, Unilever, United Kingdom - will.i.am, Founder, Chief Executive Officer, i.am+, USA Chaired by - Cheryl Martin, Head of Industries, Member of the Managing Board, World Economic Forum Closing Remarks by - Richard Samans, Head of the Centre for the Global Agenda; Member of the Managing Board, World Economic Forum

21 сентября, 19:00

Getting Lost in the Magic of Maps: Three Stories

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Real or fictional, maps don't just represent space -- they also make storytelling possible.

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21 сентября, 17:30

On Body and Soul review – bizarre and brutal tale of lovers in the slaughterhouse

In this strange, unsettling romance, a Hungarian abattoir provides the backdrop for an affair between two workers that exists only when they sleepOn Body and Soul is an urban pastoral. It’s a love story that unfolds both in a secret inner dreamscape and an outer world of ostensible normality – which is actually far more comically irrational. This duality could be the one hinted at in the title. But which is body and which soul? Where do we assume the spirituality and physicality are located? It’s not entirely clear.The Hungarian film-maker Ildikó Enyedi won the Golden Bear in Berlin this year for this film, perhaps her most notable success since winning the Camera d’Or at Cannes in 1989 for My Twentieth Century, about identical twin sisters heading for an appointment with destiny and modernity aboard the Orient Express. This movie has the same playfully unexpected sensuality that My Twentieth Century was praised for. Its eroticism has something of the Czech author Milan Kundera. Continue reading...

21 сентября, 16:55

Should Value Investors Consider Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX) Stock?

Valeant Pharmaceuticals is an inspired choice for value investors, as it is hard to beat its incredible lineup of statistics on this front.

21 сентября, 16:50

Is Shire plc (SHPG) a Suitable Value Stock?

Shire is an inspired choice for value investors, as it is hard to beat its incredible lineup of statistics on this front.

21 сентября, 16:45

Can Pfizer (PFE) Prove to be an Apt Value Investment?

Let's find out if Pfizer, Inc. (PFE) stock is a good choice for value-oriented investors right now

21 сентября, 16:40

Is Horizon Pharma (HZNP) A Suitable Pick for Value Investors?

Let's find out if Horizon Pharma Public Limited Company (HZNP) stock is a good choice for value-oriented investors right now

21 сентября, 16:35

Is United Therapeutics a Great Stock for Value Investors?

Let's see if United Therapeutics Corporation (UTHR) stock is a good choice for value-oriented investors right now from multiple angles.

21 сентября, 16:30

Is Sanofi (SNY) a Great Stock for Value Investors?

Let's see if Sanofi (SNY) stock is a good choice for value-oriented investors right now from multiple angles.

20 сентября, 20:28

What Mentorship Can Mean to Undocumented Immigrants

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Yosimar Reyes, a poet and artist, reflects on the guidance the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas has given him.

20 сентября, 16:45

Should Value Investors Consider PDL BioPharma, Inc. (PDLI) Stock?

PDL BioPharma is an inspired choice for value investors, as it is hard to beat its incredible lineup of statistics on this front.

20 сентября, 16:40

Is GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) a Suitable Value Stock?

GlaxoSmithKline is an inspired choice for value investors, as it is hard to beat its incredible lineup of statistics on this front.

20 сентября, 16:35

Is Medicure Inc. (MCUJF) a Great Stock for Value Investors?

Is Medicure Inc. (MCUJF) a great pick from the value investor's perspective right now? Read on to know more.