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When can donors ask for their money back?

I have been following the saga of the donation by Count Natale Labia to the Department of Public works and Iziko Museums of his father’s…

Starbucks, immigration and national identity

The news last week that Starbucks was to close 61 of its Australian stores with immediate effect — leaving just 23 stores in Melbourne, Sydney…

BEE is stifling entrepreneurial spirit

The dawn of the 19th Century marked the beginning of the process of continuous industrialisation in Europe, America and around the world. The Industrial Revolution…

Digital marketing: do your homework first

Ten years ago, digital marketing simply meant online marketing, by placing a banner on a website and very little else. Some banners didn’t even click…

Exploiting of new technologies for common good

Alan Greenspan observed that, “… New technologies that evolved from the cumulative innovations of the past half-century have now begun to bring about dramatic changes…

Of irrational apathy and exuberance!

In 1996 Alan Greenspan, then the chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank, when addressing the American Enterprise Institute enquired, “… But how do we know…

The 4-Hour Work Week

Sound like a dream? Nope, it’s a book by Timothy Ferriss. And a pretty inspiring one at that. “Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join…