Archive for October 9th, 2009

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Does President Obama deserve the Nobel Peace Prize ?

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The Nobel Committee said President Obama was awarded for “his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and co-operation between peoples”. Continue reading ‘Does President Obama deserve the Nobel Peace Prize ?’

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Golf ? an Olympic sport ? Really ?

It’s hard to belive this, but golf will be in the 2016 Olympics in Rio.¬†

tiger woodsSome of the richest men and women in world sport will get a chance to add an Olympic gold medal to their career stats.

Not everyone in the land of v-neck sweaters and check trousers is pleased. Darren Clarke thinks the Games are about amateur sports. Continue reading ‘Golf ? an Olympic sport ? Really ?’

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Do mothers really want to work?

woman&childWell…not really. At least not according to this report¬†titled ‘What Women Want and How They Can Get It’.The “overwhelming majority of women do not want to commit full-time to a job” says Cristina Odone the report’s author.

Ms. Odone also said notions of women’s progress over the past decade have been measured by the “wrong” things, such as more women in top jobs, a shrinking earnings gap and better state-funded childcare. Continue reading ‘Do mothers really want to work?’