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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on April 13, 2017 at 18:50
 
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Elections are coming up in France and where there used to be a division between left and right, there now is instead a division between populism and liberalism. What will France choose?

Source: The International New York Times

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on February 9, 2017 at 9:17
 
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"Suddenly, Muslims are America’s pariahs" Officers ‘just following orders’, confused children, fearful parents: with Trump’s vile ban, Islamophobia has finally burst its banks.

Source: The Guardian

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on January 19, 2017 at 8:19
 
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The relationship between the US and Cuba is historically seen as hostile. But there are actually many agreements made between the two countries. Agreements that the Trump administration will inherit once Trump gets to office.

Source: The International New York Times

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on December 23, 2016 at 10:08
 
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The seven deadly things we’re doing to trash the planet, including hyper-consumerism and (over) population.

Source: The Guardian

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on September 28, 2016 at 8:32
 
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It might not be fair and she might not like it, but Hillary Clinton should adopt a policy of radical transparency if she want to secure her future presidency.

Source: The Guardian

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on August 9, 2016 at 11:34
 
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Comic-Con, which takes place july every year and which showcases the latest movies and TV-shows, has gotten so big the last few years that TV networks now want to be there to bring the "Comic-Con" experience to viewers at home.

Source: Variety

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on August 3, 2016 at 8:33
 
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Pokemon Go might be a harbinger of the possibilites of augmented reality. But what happens when the real becomes mutable and the physical space is all that human beings share?

Source: The Guardian

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on June 18, 2016 at 7:34
 
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The Indian Hindu nationalist party considers the cow a holy animal, which is why cow urine is seen as an ancient medical cure. In a new policy the party calls for protecting these traditional remedies. Taken to its logical conclusion, this policy will open the door to many more exceptions, playing into the hands of patent-happy international pharmaceutical companies.

Source: The International New York Times

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on April 4, 2016 at 6:57
 
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US culture too often celebrates the swift, brutal justice embodied in the comic-book ideal, leaving a country divided and cinematic heroes at each other’s throats. Real life and politics are actually much more complicated than can be addressed within the two-dimensional moral universe the superheroes inhabit.

Source: The Guardian

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on February 19, 2016 at 9:09
 
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For Newsweek's 'Two Numbers' column. 388: The number of individuals with as much combined wealth as the poorest 3.5 billion people in 2010. 62: The number of individuals with as much combined wealth as the poorest 3.5 billion people in 2015.

Source: http://europe.newsweek.com/62-people-wealth-three-billion-oxfam-416338?rm=eu

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on December 18, 2015 at 9:26
 
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When we talk about innovation the "shoot for the moon" attitude of companies like Google might not always be the best way to go. Sometimes a more down to earth form of innovation, taking smaller steps, might be a better option, even though it might seem boring.

Source: Contagious Magazine

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on November 28, 2015 at 8:12
 
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Beware of China's Safety Record

Source: The International New York Times

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on November 12, 2015 at 13:54
 
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'How much domestic space do you need for a decent life?' About the drive for more living room contrasted with a decline in social housing and a decreased interest in housing standards.

Source: The Guardian

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on October 14, 2015 at 7:11
 
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The Nobel prize for economy implies that economy is not a social science, but an exact one. An attitude which has led to disaster in the past.

Source: The Guardian

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on August 31, 2015 at 8:05
 
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Even after the crash of July 4th, the Chinese seem to have blind faith in the stock market.

Source: The International New York Times

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on August 19, 2015 at 8:41
 
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British Labour party politician Jeremy Corbyn has been hailed by some as a messiah. He doesn't need to be, as long as he is ready to smash current economic principles like austerity and the current consensus on debt.

Source: http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/aug/16/jeremy-corbyn-corbynomics-cosy-consensus-debt-radical-fear

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on June 15, 2015 at 7:24
 
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Colin Trevorrow, director of Jurassic World, was offered to helm the latest installment of the franchise after only making a single movie. This marks a trend: young and talented but inexperienced directors are given the reigns of multimillion dollar franchises. And not all of them seem to be up to the task.

Source: www.grantland.com

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on April 17, 2015 at 7:54
 
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Yarmouk, one of 12 Palestinian refugee camps in Syria, has been bombarded by both Assad's forces and ISIS militants. Water and electricity were cut off long ago and refugees face death and starvation. There is an urgent need for negotiations and humanitarian access.

Source: The Guardian

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on April 1, 2015 at 8:07
 
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The housing market in the UK is broken. More and more people can't afford to buy their own home and have to rent, with rents going up at an alarming rate. At one point in 2013 rents were going up five times faster than salaries. Are we reaching a tipping point?

Source: The Guardian

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on February 16, 2015 at 14:42
 
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British education secretary Nicky Morgan wants to implement more test for primary schools in her war on illiteracy and innumeracy. Her plan is flawed at the most elemental level. Testing young children doesn’t improve their reading, any more than taking the temperature will make it snow.

Source: The Guardian

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on January 26, 2015 at 6:43
 
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Pegida, a German organization opposed to what they say is the "islamization" of the Western world, has a growing number of supporters. What does this says about Germany?

Source: The International New York Times

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on January 2, 2015 at 9:50
 
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Ever since Edward Snowden's security leaks, comparisons have been made between the NSA and the Stasi, the infamous German security agency during the cold war. Yet there are some important differences.

Source: Wired

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on December 19, 2014 at 10:01
 
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This year a wide array of awards-contending films have recreated different time periods. Biblical times in Exodus: Gods and Kings, early 20th century in The Grand Budapest Hotel, the forties in The Imitation Game, the sixties in Selma, the eighties in Foxcatcher and even the near future in Interstellar.

Source: Variety

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on November 28, 2014 at 15:23
 
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In "Should I eat meat?" journalist Michael Mosley searches for an answer to the question "is meat healthy or unhealthy?"

Source: VPRO Gids

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on October 15, 2014 at 9:25
 
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'How to Quarantine Against Ebola.' There are three strategies to contain the entry and spread of Ebola in the United States, yet all these strategies have crucial flaws and we may need to rethink the concept of quarantine itself.

Source: The International New York Times

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on October 1, 2014 at 8:29
 
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Not that long ago, the united states promised themselves not to blindly get into another conflict in the middle east without a feasible 'exit strategy'. And yet it seems IS has forced them into that same exact scenario.

Source: De Volkskrant

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on September 1, 2014 at 8:50
 
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Despite an August thaw that saw “Guardians of the Galaxy” and “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” shatter expectations, the summer box office will likely finish at its lowest point in eight years. Ticket sales are running 15% below last summer’s.

Source: Variety

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on July 3, 2014 at 9:28
 
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The average compensation for CEOs is still sky high. This could be because the contribution of a senior executive is often assumed to be higher than average, even though operating a sustainable enterprise is inherently a team sport.

Source: The Washington Post

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on June 19, 2014 at 13:46
 
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How America became uncompetitive and unequal. The deregulation in the 1980's has made US industry more monopolistic, making it difficult for smaller businesses to compete. Because of this, the number of new small businesses that Americans start has fallen dramatically and diminished competition has increased inequality even more.

Source: The Washington Post

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on June 12, 2014 at 7:27
 
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The European Union Court of Justice has ruled, in what is now known as “the right to be forgotten case”, that Google must remove or amend certain search results if European users request it.

Source: De Volkskrant

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on April 15, 2014 at 9:00
 
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Are Iran and Israel Trading Places? Iranians are gradually liberalizing while increasingly orthodox Israelis are drifting towards theocracy.

Source: International New York Times

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on March 24, 2014 at 8:41
 
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Decades after the cold war, the ideas of American diplomat and critic of U.S. foreign policy George F. Kennan are still relevant.

Source: International New York Times

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on March 13, 2014 at 8:15
 
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In 2018, the FIFA world cup will be hosted by Russia. Has the moment come to discuss wether or not this is a good idea?

Source: De Volkskrant

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on February 6, 2014 at 13:15
 
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Are sports our new religion? Church attendance is down, while devoted fandom is up.

Source: Washington Post

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on January 16, 2014 at 9:10
 
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Ireland is often seen as a good-news story, a great example of the virtues of austerity. But the austerity program hasn't been nearly as successful and fair as many would have you believe.

Source: International New York Times

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on January 1, 2014 at 10:53
 
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Copywriter Gordon Comstock says drugs really can make you more creative. All you have to do is stop taking them.

Source: You Can Now Magazine

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on December 28, 2013 at 8:37
 
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A dangerous right-wing brand of populism is returning to Europe, many times accompanied by fascism and a desire to break up the European Union.

Source: International New York Times

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on December 10, 2013 at 8:25
 
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There is a lot of progress to be made, concerning topics like daycare, education and science, if the Dutch would look beyond their borders. What can we learn from our fellow European countries?

Source: Volkskrant

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on November 19, 2013 at 8:50
 
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Illustration for a story about thinning theater attendance in the US.

Source: Variety

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on October 2, 2013 at 9:10
 
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Poor students are unfairly disadvantaged because colleges are using scholarships to draw in richer students, even though those students do not need the extra money.

Source: The New York Times Magazine, September 29, 2013

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on September 22, 2013 at 9:11
 
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The less educated are in serious risk of losing their jobs and we are dealing with an ever-growing underclass. Will they be unable to take care of themselves or are we going to the american model, where people try to survive by taking on multiple small jobs? And even if the economy is recovering it could mean growth with a long-lasting reduction in employment.

Source: Volkskrant

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on September 14, 2013 at 11:05
 
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Bankers five years after the crash. Of all the large banks, not a single banker has been held accountable. How do bankers see their position and role in the financial crisis? Have they changed their ways?

Source: Volkskrant

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on September 5, 2013 at 12:35
 
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The summer months have for years been the time for Hollywood studios to release their big “tent-pole” films. But economically this does not make much sense: why do these studios all release their films in the same few months?

Source: The New York Times Magazine, September 8, 2013

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on August 14, 2013 at 8:52
 
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As the financial crisis nears its fifth anniversary, economists agree on one thing: banks would be less likely to fail if they didn’t borrow so much. Too bad nobody is really listening.

Source: The New York Times Magazine, August 11, 2013

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on July 10, 2013 at 8:46
 
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Depression often goes untreated or undiagnosed for some time and people are allowed to work under those circumstances. In turn, that causes a lack of production and a downturn in the economy. Comparative-effectiveness research is expensive but might have long-term economic benefits.

Source: The New York Times Magazine, July 7, 2013,

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on June 27, 2013 at 8:12
 
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While the court cannot determine who delivered the fatal blow to linesman Richard Nieuwenhuizen, all of the suspects have been convicted. Is this a new trend?

Source: Volkskrant, June 22, 2013

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on June 20, 2013 at 8:35
 
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Using a paintbrush factory in the Bronx as an example, columnist Adam Davidson argues that a good way for small businesses to compete with Chinese manufacturers is to not change at all and deliver high quality goods for a small niche market.

Source: The New York Times Magazine, June 23, 2013

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on May 30, 2013 at 19:32
 
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In his weekly column, economics reporter Adam Davidson argues that C.E.O.'s don't need to earn less, but they do need to work harder.

Source: The New York Times Magazine, 2-06-2013.

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on May 6, 2013 at 9:47
 
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The World Bank has announced its new goal of eradicating global poverty by 2030. Amazingly, this seems doable. A big part of their plan is an increase in urbanization.

Source: The New York Times Magazine, 05-05-2013.

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on April 10, 2013 at 8:58
 
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Greenwich, Connecticut is one of the most expensive towns in the US and it is mostly known as a place of massive estates for the super-super rich. And yet nearly 4 percent of its residents live below the poverty line. Why do they live there and how can they afford it?

Source: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/14/magazine/who-knew-greenwich-conn-was-a-model-of-equality.html?ref=magazine

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on April 5, 2013 at 10:08
 
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“How Shared Diaper Duty Could Help the Economy” Article about creating incentives or finding ways to give men and women the same opportunities to succeed in their careers. One of those ways could involve more plans to encourage men to take paternity leave.

Source: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/07/magazine/how-shared-diaper-duty-could-stimulate-the-economy.html

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on March 29, 2013 at 8:48
 
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"Stalinist Parking Garage No Place to Keep U.S. Safe" The J. Edgar Hoover Building in Washington, headquarters of the FBI, has been falling apart for years. It’s time to tear it down.

Source: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-03-03/stalinist-parking-garage-no-place-to-keep-u-s-safe.html

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on February 9, 2013 at 9:52
 
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"Money Changes Everything" Article about how to measure happiness and how it relates to wealth.

Source: The New York Times Magazine

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on January 27, 2013 at 11:11
 
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Cover illustration for VPRO Gids 2, based on "Het Imperium", a new court drama series about white collar criminals and real estate fraud.

Source: VPRO Gids

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on January 16, 2013 at 10:49
 
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"The Smartphone Have-Nots" Article about the relation between advances in technology and the rise in income inequality.

Source: The New York Times Magazine

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on January 8, 2013 at 8:46
 
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'What's It Gonna Be, 2013?' Article about consumer trends in the U.S.

Source: The New York Times Magazine

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on December 12, 2012 at 11:08
 
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Welcome to Saudi Albany? About fracking, a process by which gas is extracted from rock, and why it might put certain US officials (state governors, etc.) into positions similar to a Middle Eastern state where the abundance of a resource can lead to dictator-like situations.

Source: The New York Times Magazine

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on November 28, 2012 at 9:17
 
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Modifications to unemployment benefit, changes in employment laws and other measures in the new Dutch coalition agreement.

Source: Elsevier nr. 46

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on October 29, 2012 at 8:34
 
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About Pussy Riot and the 90's Riot Grrrl movement.

Source: www.hardhoofd.com

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on October 22, 2012 at 12:50
 
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Nr 1 in a series of drawings about (shifting perspectives on) war and conflict regions.

Source: www.jasperrietman.com

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on August 30, 2012 at 15:50
 
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Jeugdhelden, over astronauten, André Kuipers en Nova College Tour.

Source: VPRO Gids 34

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on August 27, 2012 at 22:21
 
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5 portretten voor de VPRO Gids. Met de klok mee: kunstenaar Paulien Oltheten, dichter K. Michel, Regisseur Urszula Antoniak, actrice Elsie de Brauw en foto analyst Hans Aarsman

Source: VPRO Gids 30, 2012

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on August 21, 2012 at 0:05
 
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"Flying With Milton Friedman Is a Trip Unto Itself" Article by Caroline Baum about economist Milton Friedman's book "Capitalism and Freedom"

Source: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-08-08/flying-with-milton-friedman-is-a-trip-unto-itself.html

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on August 8, 2012 at 9:10
 
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Serie portretten voor VPRO Gids. Met de klok mee: choreograaf Anouk van Dijk, dichter Elly de Waard, schrijver Yves Petry, journalist Joris Luyendijk en theatermaker Eric de Vroedt.

Source: VPRO Gids 29, 2012

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on July 10, 2012 at 12:04
 
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Last Man Watching, de recordpoging TV kijken.

Source: VPRO Gids 39, 2011

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on June 24, 2012 at 18:36
 
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Adriaan van Dis in Indonesië.

Source: VPRO Gids 9, 2011

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on June 22, 2012 at 10:45
 
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Voor "Je kunt het niet meenemen", het nieuwe programma van Prem Radhakishun waarin hij erfgenamen helpt bij het verdelen van de erfenis.

Source: VPRO Gids 25, 2012

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Jasper Rietman
 
posted on June 21, 2012 at 9:36
 
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Aflossen van hypotheek is niet altijd wijs

Source: Elsevier magazine, 17 maart 2012



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