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Gongol.com Archives: October 2004
Hong Kong Bank Wants to Take Savings Accounts to Mainland China
China remains a massive source of potential future trouble. What happens when rapidly increasing wealth comes into conflict with political oppression?
Ironic Lecture on Media Bias
Korean news story on former BBC chief, who thinks American news media do too much cheerleading. Because it's much more independent to work for a government-funded news agency? Just because the BBC generally does good work doesn't exempt it from the philosophical conflict between freedom of the press and government ownership of media.
Israeli Settlers Moving Out of Gaza
Protests planned in 100 Israeli cities
McDonald's to Drop Golden Arches Temporarily in UK
Profits way down in Britain. Things much better for McDonald's in the US.
EU to Germany: You Can't Protect Volkswagen
The conflicts among protectionism, government intervention, and socialism are enough to make the head hurt