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2012-03-29 21:38:08

Western economists advocated the policy after Soviet Union's Fall A new analysis showing how the radical policies advocated by western economists helped to bankrupt Russia and other former Soviet countries after the Cold War has been released by researchers. Authored by sociologists at the University of Cambridge and Harvard University, the study, which appears in the April issue of the American Sociological Review, is the first to trace a direct link between the mass privatization...

2012-03-20 16:52:47

Could technology give us a more open and more secure government? There is an increasing need for stronger accountability of government and thus greater demands on transparency of the diplomatic and national security apparatus. However, despite the advent of WikiLeaks, which purports to expose cover-ups, exploitation and corruption by making the evidence publicly available, there are still many political and bureaucratic obstacles to overcome on the road to more open government. Writing...

2012-01-14 14:00:00

FreeBalance government customers to be recognized for governance accomplishments Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) January 14, 2012 FreeBalance, a leading vendor of Government Resource Planning (GRP) software, today announced the launch of the Public Financial Management Awards of Excellence for outstanding achievements in good governance. The first awards will be presented at the annual FreeBalance International Steering Committee (FISC) event taking place from January 16-18, 2012 in Istanbul,...

2011-10-05 19:29:12

The more collective feeling in a society, the more its members are likely to offer bribes, University of Toronto professors discover Why are some places more prone to bribery and corruption than others? Part of the answer seems to be the level of collective feeling in a society, according to research by Pankaj Aggarwal, University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) professor of marketing in the Department of Management, and Nina Mazar, University of Toronto professor of marketing. Aggarwal...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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