Category: Human issues

ethical issues and human interest stories

High marriage, low divorce – where?

Divorce rate as percentage of marriages Country 54.9 Sweden 54.8 United States 52.9 Belarus 51.2 Finland 47.4 Luxembourg 46.7 Estonia 44.5 Denmark 44.0 Belgium 43.4 Austria 43.3 Czech Republic 42.6 United Kingdom 40.4 Norway 40.0 Ukraine 39.5 Iceland 39.4 Germany…

Confronting those demons

You might have your life all together, you might have planned well and made all the right decisions along the line, you might have found a solution after a series of disasters or even after one big one.  If you’ve…

Housing is the key

Still on the subject of Australia, two contrasting stories.  Firstly: In the May [2009] budget, the Australian government forecast an unemployment rate of 8.25 per cent by mid 2010, rising to 8.5 per cent 12 months later. It was 5.7…

Franck Cammas

Lovely earlier interview with Franck Cammas of Groupama 3 which broke the record yesterday on their third attempt, both previous attempts ending in disaster. “When I make up my crew, I search for competence, team spirit, an open mind, motivation,…