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Joseph Stiglitz on Why the Rich are Getting Richer -- and Why it Could Get Much Worse

Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz has been writing about America’s economically divided society since the 1960s. His recent book, The Price of Inequality, argues that this division is holding the country back, a topic he has also explored in recent research supported by the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) and others. Show More Summary

DailyDirt: Winning A Nobel Prize And Thinking Differently

yesterdayIndustries / Law : Techdirt

A fairly sizable list of Nobel laureates suffer from Nobel disease -- a phenomenon in which respected scientists publicly espouse somewhat crazy ideas. Perhaps just being famous also causes this affliction...? Or maybe there should be more research on this topic, worthy of an Ig Nobel award. Show More Summary

Moving the World to Reach Peace and Compassion

How do you learn courage in a society full of fear? This question was addressed at the 14th World Peace Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates. Peace makers who are changing the world. Peace makers who are leading the way by being the living example. Show More Summary

The Future Modiano

The Complete Review has the details of the future Englishing of our most recent Nobel laureate. And also, sales figures. For whatever reason, Modiano has proven one of the more commercially viable Laureates of the recent past: One of his most famous works, Missing Person, which is published by David R. Show More Summary

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai ‘heartbroken’ by Pakistani school massacre

3 days agoNews : BlogPost

Earlier this month in Oslo, Malala Yousafzai spoke with cautious hope about the future in her native Pakistan after accepting the Nobel Peace Prize.On Tuesday, the 17-year-old said she was “heartbroken” by the latest tragedy: Taliban...Show More Summary

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai 'Heartbroken', Condemns 'Cowardly Acts' by Taliban Against Pakistani Schoolchildren

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating girls' right to education, expressed heartbreak at the news of the Taliban's attack on a school in Pakistan where at least 130 people, most of them children, were killed.

Modiano in English

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt have apparently announced (though not yet at their 'media center', last I checked...) that they'll be publishing the English translation of Nobel laureate Patrick Modiano's latest in the US, the bestselling-in-France...Show More Summary

What Is Behind The Pope Declining To Meet The Dalai Lama

Pope Francis has been something of a renegade and unafraid of conflict, so it came as a disappointment to many that he refused to give the Dalai Lama an audience when the Buddhist monk and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate was in Rome this week. Show More Summary

Pope Francis Declines Meeting With Dalai Lama, Due To Possible ‘Inconveniences’

A meeting of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates in Rome on Friday was met with conflict when Pope Francis declined a meeting with the Dalai Lama, one on one. The tension arose due to a fear that the meeting might offend China, who has exiled the Tibetan spiritual icon. Show More Summary

Malala weeps at sight of bloodied school uniform

last weekArts : Artdaily

Pakistan's teen Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai burst into tears Thursday at the sight of the bloodied school uniform she was wearing the day the Taliban shot her. The uniform is on display in an exhibition dedicated to the 17-year-old...Show More Summary

Malala Stands With Mexican Nobel Crasher

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai today expressed sympathy for a Mexican asylum seeker who jumped onto the stage during the award ceremony yesterday in Oslo, and said the incident didn't frighten her. The 17-year-old laureate from Pakistan said young people the world over face problems. "As (he) was from...

Malala Yousafzai Dedicates Nobel Peace Prize To ‘Voiceless Children’

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai dedicated her award to the “voiceless children” of the world and continues the fight for an education for every child. She and Kailash Satyarthi were named joint winners and will split the $1.1 million award. Show More Summary

Malala, Satyarthi receive Nobel Peace Prize

last weekNews : The Newsroom

Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai received the Nobel Peace Prize on Wednesday as the youngest ever laureate, sharing her award with Indian child rights campaigner Kailash Satyarthi.

Malala, Satyarthi to receive Nobel Peace Prize

last weekNews : The Newsroom

Malala Yousafzai, the youngest ever Nobel laureate, receives the Peace Prize on Wednesday, sharing it with Indian child rights campaigner Kailash Satyarthi. The 17-year-old Pakistani girl, who will be given the prize in a ceremony in...Show More Summary

Book News: Doris Lessing's Personal Library Returns Home — To Zimbabwe

last weekNews : The Two-Way

More than 3,000 books from the British Nobel laureate's collection have been donated to a library in Zimbabwe, where Lessing lived for 25 years. Also: J.K. Rowling promises 12 days of Harry Potter.

Modiano's Nobel lecture

It's Nobel Prize ceremony-week, and literature Nobel laureate Patrick Modiano gave his Nobel lecture yesterday. You can watch the whole thing on video, or simply read it, in English translation or the French original. Pedantic note --...Show More Summary

Malala Yousafzai to Display Bloodstained School Uniform In Nobel Exhibit

This Thursday, the Nobel Peace Center will open the tenth annual Nobel Peace Prize Exhibition, dedicated to the 2014 laureates Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi. As per Malala's request, the exhibition will feature the school uniform she was wearing when a Taliban gunman shot her in the head. Read more...

The Wisdom of Nobel Laureates on the Streets of Ferguson, Cleveland, and NYC

In 1953, George Marshall was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in part for the visionary economic program to rebuild Europe after WWII that bears his name. In 2006, Muhammed Yunus was given the same honor for his work to fight against poverty through microlending. Show More Summary

Newswire: New novel from Toni Morrison coming in April

Knopf has announced that Toni Morrison’s 11th novel, God Help The Child, will be released on April 21, 2015. The 83-year-old Nobel Laureate is having a busy fall, having recently explained racism to Stephen Colbert, announced her personal...Show More Summary

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