Daily Archives: October 26, 2014

The evolution of greed

greedFrom FDIC to bail-ins…

William Annett Global News Centre

(DAYTONA BEACH)   You’re not going to believe this, but there was a time – actually about 65 years ago – when the financial world, at least the securities-trading world, the world we call Wall Street, was actually dependent on a foundational principle of honesty and integrity. Now I’ll just pause for a moment and allow the laughter, whistling and foot-stomping to subside before continuing. There. Everybody finished now? Okay. I said foundational. If you think about it, it had to be that way and it was. Oh, I know all about the robber barons’ early financing, how Bernard Baruch and Joe Kennedy and a few others shorted the Dow in ’29 and even how Charlie Blyth was criticized for taking a $100,000 salary when he started what would be the biggest House on the Street. And I know that – De Caprio and The Wolf of Wall Street au contraire – after the SEC was created, bucket shops and dynamiters in black shirts and yellow ties pretty well disappeared, but that was penny ante stuff.

Ebola, like AIDS, can be brought under control

ebolaUnfortunately, past Ebola virus disease outbreaks occurred mostly in African countries. Thus, there was little economic incentive for the private sector to develop an Ebola vaccine.

Ebola, like AIDS, can be brought under control

Ralph E. Stone Global News Centre

(SAN FRANCISCO)  My 19-year old son died of AIDS back in the early days of the AIDS pandemic. The hysteria surrounding the Ebola crisis reminds me somewhat of the hysteria in the early days of the AIDS crisis. There was a plethora of misinformation, risky rumors, blaming of the victim, and lots of finger pointing. At one time an AIDS diagnosis was a virtual death sentence. But as AIDS hit the United States and Europe, money poured into research. Now AIDS is largely treatable as a chronic illness although medications are costly.

Global News Centre takes pride in welcoming Pla2Wen

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Agron Belica Global News Centre Special

Global News Centre takes pride in welcoming Pla2Wen to the team. He brings a lot of energy to everything he touches with his multi-faceted talents. A music producer, among other things, Pla2Wen excels in giving a positive and spiritual feeling to all he does.

He is always ready to share and work with others to make this world a better place for all of its peoples. A spiritual being himself, he believes that if we all come together and work at it, this positive energy can become an unstoppable force for good.

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