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Aspects of Abstraction: Group exhibition at Lisson Gallery features the work of American painters

1 hour agoArts : Artdaily

Lisson Gallery is presenting Aspects of Abstraction, a group exhibition which features the work of American painters Marina Adams, Paul Feeley, Joanna Pousette-Dart and Leon Polk Smith. On view are selections of paintings and drawings by the artists, each highlighting their innovative use of color and composition. Show More Summary

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2014As has often been the case, some of my writing in 2014 reflected the courses I was teaching--in the spring, a course on "Hobbes, Kant, and Pinker: War, Peace, and Declining Violence," and in the fall, a course on Adam Smith. Although...Show More Summary

FROM THE DAILY SIGNAL: “How Hip-Hop Is Teaching High Schoolers About the Free Market”. Hey, anything…

FROM THE DAILY SIGNAL: “How Hip-Hop Is Teaching High Schoolers About the Free Market“. Hey, anything that gets youngsters to read Adam Smith is OK by me. If this takes off, there are going to be far fewer BernieBots clamoring for “free” stuff. Caskey’s goal is to reach the urban student with the relevance of […]

SOME THOUGHTS FOR ADAM SMITH’S BIRTHDAY: From Fred Smith in Forbes Magazine. Self-interest enc…

SOME THOUGHTS FOR ADAM SMITH’S BIRTHDAY: From Fred Smith in Forbes Magazine. Self-interest encourages deal-making and empathy makes it more likely that such deals will be fair—and, thus, more likely to be repeated. Smith recognized that free markets were the result of the creative synthesis of these two traits. Too few capitalist defenders today realize […]

Judge Judy’s Son Wins $150K In Defamation Lawsuit

Judge Judy‘s son Adam Levy finally won $150,000 and a public apology in a nasty defamation lawsuit, has learned. Putman County Sheriff Don Smith claimed Levy, the county’s former District Attorney, housed and protected personal trainer Alexandru Hossu, an undocumented Romanian immigrant who was arrested and later acquitted for child rape in 2014. “These Read More

Technically Social Services, Toll Roads, and Adam Smith

Nina Shapiro presents a must read entitled the “Hidden Cost of Privatization”. I will not even attempt to do its excellent discussion beyond noting some conservatives what to pretend that the only public good is national security but she makes the case that roads are also a public good. Show More Summary

Judge Judy's Son Adam Levy Scores Huge Victory Over Sheriff in Defamation Lawsuit

Judge Judy's son ended a 4 year long ordeal to clear his name in a defamation lawsuit against Putnam County's Sheriff. Adam Levy, the former D.A. in Putnam County, NY, reached a settlement with Sheriff Don Smith that requires Smith to fork over…

Adam Savage, Will Smith, and Norman Chan Build a LEGO Model of the NASA Apollo Saturn V Rocket

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Adam Savage, Will Smith, and Norman Chan from Tested joined forces to build a LEGO Ideas model of the NASA Apollo Saturn V rocket that measures over 39 inches tall. The 1,969 piece LEGO Saturn V building kit is available to purchase from Amazon. Show More Summary

Tottenham target speaks out about rumours – ‘It’s nice to be talked about in a positive way’

2 weeks agoSports / Football : Soccerlens

Tottenham target speaks out about rumours – ‘It’s nice to be talked about in a positive way’ - originally posted on Reported Tottenham Hotspur target Adam Smith has admitted that it is flattering to be linked with the North London club but for the time being is focussing on Bournemouth. Show More Summary

A couple of things to try to wrap your head around

From the Moment of Happiness Daily Quotation: “Nothing is more graceful than habitual cheerfulness, which is always founded upon a peculiar relish for all the little pleasures which common occurrences afford.” -- Adam Smith, The Theory of Moral Sentiments All of the little pleasures... for example, I think I...

Chelsea set to rival Tottenham for Premier League ace this summer

Big fans Chelsea are keen on landing Bournemouth right back Adam Smith if reports are to be believed, as they think the player could slot in their defence with the system Antonio Conte uses. They won’t find it easy to land the 26-year-old however, as he is also sought after by rivals Tottenham Hotspur, who […]

International panhandling and vocabularies of motive

Flashback Friday. Adam Smith observed in his Lectures on Jurisprudence (1762) — a series of talks that he gave at the University of Glasgow — that national character plays a significant role in economic transactions: the Dutch, he said, are “more faithful to their word” and better at “performing agreements” than the English, and the […]

Adam Smith's pins

(April 23, 2017 07:02 AM, by Alberto Mingardi) Any book is the child of its own times, rather obviously. This means that sometimes parts of even great books do not necessarily age well. Examples the author uses to make his case may appear rather obvious to the contemporary... (0 COMMENTS)

Critically Acclaimed Author Zadie Smith Loves Desiigner, Bobby Shmurda

The ‘White Teeth’ author told Adam Buxton about her love for “party hip-hop” and said some cryptic stuff about Frank Ocean.

Rep. Smith: Assad is no longer a legitimate leader

Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., and Robert Ford, former Ambassador to Syria, discuss the aftermath of President Trump’s military strike on Syria.

New Video Shows the Simple Recipe for Poor Nations to Become Rich Nations--in Spite of Bad Advice from International Bureaucracies

The recipe for growth and prosperity isn’t very complicated. Adam Smith provided a very simple formula back in the 1700s. For folks who prefer a more quantitative approach, Economic Freedom of the World uses dozens of variables to rank...Show More Summary

John Terry’s classy gift & message to Jack Wilshere

Bournemouth 1 – Chelsea 3 Chelsea’s march towards the Premier League title continued on Saturday as they overcame a tricky fixture away at Bournemouth. An own goal from Adam Smith put the Blues ahead, before Eden Hazard continued his excellent recents coring run to double the advantage. Josh King pulled the Cherries into the game […]

LIVE BLOG Liam Smith vs Liam Williams

John Dennen is ringside at the Manchester Arena to see Liam Smith vs Liam Williams, Terry Flanagan, Nicola Adams and much, much more The post LIVE BLOG Liam Smith vs Liam Williams appeared first on Boxing News.

Chevron Corp., Private Prison Corporation Give Money to Super-PAC Running Islamophobic Ad Against Jon Ossoff

Good catch by Adam Smith. More here on the ad tying the Democratic candidate in the GA special election to Osama bin Laden. … Continue reading ?

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