Day: November 1, 2011

News

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou’s Call for a Referendum Plunges Greek Government, Markets Into Chaos.

Embattled Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou’s call for a referendum on the proposed Greek bailout package has sent his government teetering on the brink of collapse and left the global financial markets roiling in its wake. Indeed, it has almost become farcical that a nation, incapable of repaying its debts, is now holding the eurozone […]

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Life & Arts

Montague Grammar.

“Developed by the American logician R. Montague (1930-1970). Formal semantic description of meaning in natural language, drawing on concepts of formal and modal logic, as a principled basis for syntax. It has influenced both Generalized Phrase Structure Grammar¬†and Lexical-Functional Grammar.” R. Montague, Formal Philosophy, R H Thomason, ed. and introd. (New Haven, 1974).

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News

Millions Missing from MF Global Clients’ Money.

The bankruptcy of MF Global is revealing some interesting stories surrounding the collapse, namely, that the firm is guilty of using its clients’ money to finance its own trades, a big no-no according to the SEC. MF Global, the securities firm under the direction of former New Jersey Governor and Goldman Sachs executive Jon Corzine, […]

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Science & Technology

Saab Has Been Saved, Now for the New 9-3?

After being saved with an infusion of Chinese cash, Swedish car brand Saab will now be able to move on as an automotive concern and the first order of business is obviously new product. In a presentation given to the Swedish National Debt Office, Saab allegedly unveiled sketch designs of the new 9-3 model. Swedish […]

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News

The People’s Republic of China Cannot Bail Out the Eurozone.

Even as French President Nicolas Sarkozy advocated for an expansion of the European Financial Stability Facility to allow for the inclusion of sovereign wealth funds, he was getting the cold shoulder from Beijing which warned it could not play as large a role in the solution of the eurozone crisis like many had hoped. Klaus […]

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News

Chrysler Sales Up 27%.

The Big Three American car manufacturers reported October sales today, with Chrysler and Ford reporting gains while GM remained flat. Chrysler showed a 27% increase in sales over October of last year, likely owing to the relaunched Chrysler 300 full size sedan and Jeep Grand Cherokee. Hyundai also reported 20 something percent sales increases for […]

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Television

The Walking Dead: Season 2, Episode 3 – ‘Save the Last One’ Review and Synopsis

Please Note: Spoilers ahead.¬† From the ominous opening music and accompanying shots of Shane shaving his head frantically while a steaming shower fills up the bathroom to the episode’s ending explanation of said frenzy, episode 3 “Save the Last One” is filled to the brim with drama and tension. It is one of the better […]

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