Families Choose Homeschooling To Escape Draconian California Vaccination Mandates – OpEd

There is an “out” for Californian parents and children dreading the July 2016 implementation of the state’s recently adopted Senate Bill 277 — draconian legislation eliminating exemptions to child vaccination mandates. That out is homeschooling, and many Californian parents are spending this year exploring homeschooling and preparing for a homeschooling future. While children attending government … Continue reading Families Choose Homeschooling To Escape Draconian California Vaccination Mandates – OpEd

Sri Lanka: Sirisena Urges MPs To End Politics Of Conflict

Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena called on all political parties to end politics of conflict and extend a helping hand to strengthen the politics of consociation initiated by the government. Pointing out that one major national party ruled the country for 35 years and the other main party ruled for 32 years, Sirisena urged all … Continue reading Sri Lanka: Sirisena Urges MPs To End Politics Of Conflict

Turkey: Total Sells Retail Network Assets To Demirören For €325 Million

Total said Tuesday it has signed an agreement to sell its service station network and commercial sales, supply and logistics assets located in Turkey to Demirören for €325 million (around $356 million). The transaction is subject to the customary approvals. “The transaction is yet another illustration of the Group’s strategy of actively managing our asset … Continue reading Turkey: Total Sells Retail Network Assets To Demirören For €325 Million

OPEC Divorce And Self-Destruction Thanks To Saudi Oil Strategy? – Analysis

By Dalan McEndree “If you are the world’s leading energy economy, you produce energy, that’s what you do.” “A government can stay irrational longer than it can stay solvent.” “Even in the short term, you’re dead, if you commit suicide.” The first quote modifies a GEICO commercial describing a free-range chicken (If you’re a free … Continue reading OPEC Divorce And Self-Destruction Thanks To Saudi Oil Strategy? – Analysis

The State Of The Eurozone Monetary Union – Analysis

The Eurozone crisis continues to take centre stage. This column discusses how deep the EZ crisis is, how long it will last, and what should be the policy priorities. A number of findings emerge. First, the difference in labour market performance between the US and the Eurozone is one of degree but not of kind. … Continue reading The State Of The Eurozone Monetary Union – Analysis