Sunday, August 14, 2011

Listening ideas for 14 August 2011

To Err is Human
We all know that to err is human, but for some the fear of making a mistake can lead to a diminished experience of life. We'll talk to celebrated Canadian designer Bruce Mau about the importance of making friends with failure. And we'll hear from research professor Brene Brown, author of The Gifts of Imperfection. For the past decade she has been exploring the role of shame, empathy, vulnerability and authenticity, and it's brought her a unique understanding of imperfection.
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Veertien Achttien
Miguel Almereyda en het einde van de schoenveters (zondag 12 augustus 1917)
Links komt in Frankrijk onder vuur te liggen. In de nasleep van de Bonnet Rouge Affaire valt het kabinet-Ribot. Met de anarchistische krantenmaker Miguel Almereyda loopt het nog slechter af.
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The Economist
Looking at the ratings agencies
In the week after America's credit rating downgrade, our correspondents look at the agencies that make these decisions
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