dinsdag 22 december 2009

The Economists' debate: Food Policy

This house believes that governments should play a stronger role in guiding food and nutrition choices. Follow the complete debate here.

Why the Senate Should Vote Yes on Health Care

Read Joe Biden's opinion piece in the NYTimes here.

Copenhagen, and Beyond

Read today's NYTimes editorial here.

Studying Young Minds, and How to Teach Them

For much of the last century, educators and many scientists believed that children could not learn math at all before the age of five, that their brains simply were not ready. But recent research has turned that assumption on its head — that, and a host of other conventional wisdom about geometry, reading, language and self-control in class. The findings, mostly from a branch of research called cognitive neuroscience, are helping to clarify when young brains are best able to grasp fundamental concepts. Read the complete article in the NYTimes here.

L’urgence d’un fonds "vert"

Il pourrait s’autofinancer, avec l’aide des pays développés, tout en engageant les réserves d’or du FMI. Une opinion de George Soros, Président du Soros Fund Management et de l'Open Society Institute.
Lisez l'article dans LLB ici.