Polycentric London - p5 London: a city in motion Chaired by Steve Norris, Former MP, Transport Minister Thoughts and Reccommendations of the Outer London Commission William McKee CBE, Chairman, Outer London Commission Future of Transport - travel patterns and the influence of transport and ITS solutions on them Michele Dix, Managing Director Transport for London Outer London Work Hubs and 'Distributed Working' Philip Ross, CEO Cordless Group
A Few More Words on a Free Market in Legal Systems There is no competition in governance without the commonly-recognized right to secede from one's own legal system. This is an example of a notion of individual freedom that must be "religiously" assumed for a free market to make any sense.
Anti-Statism at Light Speed Part 5: The "Impossibles" What Keeps us Safe: Of Meat and Myth: Terence Kealey: The Myth of Science as a Public Good History of the Internet: History of Computing: List of Vacuum Tube Computers: Private Air Traffic Control: www.cato-at- The Spectrum Should be Private Property: 100 Years of Medical Fascism: How Government Solved the Healthcare Crisis: Physicians per 1000:
Obama Is Black Bush What used to be called a conspiracy theory is now reality; the New World Order is being proudly announced with the election of Barack Obama and the convention of the G-20. Obama's logo is a sigil of the letters N, W, and O. Using this talisman and Obama himself as a tool, the poly-centric banking oligarchs are attempting to usher in the first-ever Global Government, where the science of tyranny is law. Obama's job in particular is to sucker the American people into standing down while the Banksters finish erecting their monumental cashless society control-grid prison-matrix.
Nagaoka SlimBus A new bus system for the poly-centric compact city of the 2050
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Polycentric London - p4 London: a city in motion Chaired by Steve Norris, Former MP, Transport Minister Thoughts and Reccommendations of the Outer London Commission William McKee CBE, Chairman, Outer London Commission Future of Transport - travel patterns and the influence of transport and ITS solutions on them Michele Dix, Managing Director Transport for London Outer London Work Hubs and 'Distributed Working' Philip Ross, CEO Cordless Group
Markets by Any Other Name (Anarchism Has its Place) This is a long story/rant about a conversation I had with an anarchist activist about semantics and where I feel anarchism does have a place, but that on a greater scale it will use some form of markets at it's ends. This also shows a bit of explination of why I jumped out of the anarchist activists groups that I was involved in.
Beyond Markets and States: Polycentric Governance of Complex Economic Systems Beyond Markets and States: Polycentric Governance of Complex Economic Systems and Launch of LKYSPP-IWP Asia Water Governance Index By: Prof. Elinor Ostrom Li Ka Shing Eminent Visitor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Distinguished Professor, Indiana University, Bloomington and Nobel Memorial Prize Laureate in 2009 (Economic Sciences) Date: Friday, 20 August 2010 Time: 5.15 pm - 6.30 pm Venue: Level 3, Auditorium Block B, Faculty of Law, NUS Bukit Timah Campus 469G Bukit Timah Road Singapore 259776 SYNOPSIS Contemporary research on the outcomes of diverse institutional arrangements for governing common-pool resources (CPRs) and public goods at multiple scales builds on classical economic theory while developing new theory to explain phenomena that do not fit in a dichotomous world of "the market" and "the state". Scholars are slowly shifting from positioning simple systems to using more complex frameworks, theories, and models to understand the diversity of puzzles and problems facing humans interacting in contemporary societies. The humans we study have complex motivational structures and establish diverse private-for-profit, governmental, and community institutional arrangements that operate at multiple scales to generate productive and innovative as well as destructive and perverse outcomes (Douglass C. North 1990, 2005). In this lecture, I will describe the intellectual journey that I have taken the last half century from when I began graduate studies in the late ...
Ivan Canas: Unipolar World Unacceptable;Please read the 'more info section. Georgia's actions ended its territorial integrity - Russian FM All talk about the territorial integrity of Georgia after its aggression against South Ossetia has become senseless, according to Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who's given a powerful address to the United Nations General Assembly in New York. "The bombings of sleeping Tskhinval and the killing of peaceful citizens and peacekeepers put an end to the territorial integrity of Georgia," said Lavrov. "Now this issue is closed. The future of the peoples of Abkhazia and South Ossetia is effectively protected by the agreements between Moscow and Sukhum and Tskhinval," he added. Lavrov also called for an ***yse of the Caucasus crisis in terms of its consequences not only for the region but for the whole world. "The existing security architecture in Europe did not pass the test of the latest events. Attempts to adjust this architecture to the laws of unipolarity made it unable to curb the aggressor and prevent supplies of offensive weapons to it despite the existing codes of conduct," he said. Sergey Lavrov urged the international community to confirm their commitment to the United Nations as the only legitimate international body. "The Cold War distorted the nature of international relations and turned them into an arena for ideological confrontation," said Lavrov. "Only now that it is over the UN, created on the basis of a polycentric vision of the world, can use its potential in full," he said. Tired of ...
LSE IDEAS: Philip Golub on American Empire - 'Power, Profit and Prestige' Philip Golub discusses his new book, 'Power, Profit and Prestige', which discusses the rise of the American empire and the growth of an 'imperial cosmology' among American foreign policy elites. He discusses the extent of American hegemony, the effect of George W. Bush's foreign policy, and speculates on the coming of a 'poly-centric' world.
swissnex Boston Sustainable Transportation.wmv Integrated transit schedules, polycentric networks and dense urban centers distinguish the Swiss transport system. Can its example benefit the Greater Boston area? Sustainable Transportation: A Challenge for the 21st. Century 05-21-2010. A panel discussion hosted by swissnex Boston and the City of Cambridge, in partnership with Think Swiss and the Cambridge Public Library.
Re: Stating the Oblivious Response to: I think this will be the last response to this guy. I thought there was some potential to him, which was why I was so polite, but his undue confidence and attempt to lecture the "anarchists" with what he thinks is his somber wisdom is too much to bear. TalkToZeHand blocked me recently, and I believe it was over my defending of EndDe after neon and spawk accused EndDe of accusing neon of rape. He believed my demand for evidence was unreasonable, since neon cited spawk (and others?) as witnesses. Anyone who understands the situation knows that spawk is not a third party. TalkToZeHand's presumptuousness is apparently not limited to politics.
Rudolf Giffinger - CHALLENGES OF POLYCENTRIC DEVELOPMENT IN THE DANUBE REGION SYMPOSIUM "SPATIAL PLANNING IN THE DANUBE REGION. A COMPARISON OF SERBIA AND AUSTRIA" www.academia-
Ground Zero - Obama = Black Bush What used to be called a conspiracy theory is now reality; the New World Order is being proudly announced with the election of Barack Obama and the convention of the G-20. Obama's logo is a sigil of the letters N, W, and O. Using this talisman and Obama himself as a tool, the poly-centric banking oligarchs are attempting to usher in the first-ever Global Government, where the science of tyranny is law. Obama's job in particular is to sucker the American people into standing down while the Banksters finish erecting their monumental cashless society control-grid prison-matrix.
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knee brace ( McDavid 429 Hinged knee support ) This knee brace is an exceptionally high quality hinged knee brace. A lightweight hinged knee brace with a long, thick neoprene sleeve and with geared polycentric hinges, hyperextension stops and condyle pads for enhanced fit and comfort. What injuries and conditions is the McDavid 429 knee brace suitable for? It gives strong lateral support to the sides of the knee. Suitable for moderate knee injuries particularly involving ligament damage to Anterior Cruciate Ligament and Medial Collateral Ligaments. This is certainly one of the best hinged knee braces we have been able to find. The geared hinged allows the brace to move smoothly as the knee moves, whilst still maintaining optimum support. Ideal for skiing Good level of lateral support, adjustable strapping for tightening and a slim support to fit under sallopettes. The McDavid 429 knee brace / knee support. For more information on knee braces and knee supports visit: www.return2
How to Secede in Business Without Really Leaving | Bruce L. Benson Lecture by Bruce L. Benson presented at the Ludwig von Mises Institute's summit, Secession, State and Economy held at the College of Charleston in South Carolina; 7-9 April 1995. Dr. Bruce L. Benson (born March 18, 1949) is an American academic economist who is widely recognized as an authority on law and economics and a major exponent on legal theory of anarcho-capitalism. He is DeVoe L. Moore Professor and Distinguished Research Professor at Florida State University, where he serves as Chairman of the Department of Economics and a Courtesy Professor of Law. He is the recipient of the 2006 Adam Smith Award, described the highest honor bestowed by The Association of Private Enterprise Education. He is a Senior Fellow at The Independent Institute. Professor Benson is the author of hundreds of articles published in peer-edited economics and libertarian journals, as well as many books. He has written some of the leading libertarian law and economics perspectives on regulation, criminalization, commercial law, and native American Law (see also: private law, polycentric law). His books include: American Antitrust Law in Theory and in Practice (1989), he Enterprise of Law: Justice Without the State (1990), The Economic Anatomy of a Drug War: Criminal Justice in the Commons (1994), To Serve and Protect: Privatization and Community in Criminal Justice (1998), and Self Determination: The Other Path for Native Americans (2006). Related links: garnet ...
sudanese music & Ethiopian performing 16 Sudan is very diverse, with five hundred plus ethnic groups spread across the country's territory, which is the largest in Africa. The country has been a crossroads between North, East and West Africa for hundreds of years, and is inhabited by a mixture of Sub-Saharan Arabs and Africans. The music and dances of northern Africa and the Sahara are generally more closely connected to those of the Near East. Also the dances of immigrants of European and Asian descent . African dance has to be viewed in close connection with African Music. A central trait of African dance is that it is polycentric. This means that - unlike many other regions of the world - the body is not treated as a "stiff" unit but is segmented into several centers of movement (shoulders, chest, pelvis, arms, legs etc.) that may be moved according to different rhythmical components of the music or even add rhythmical components of their own. This may result in very complex movements "inside" the body, as opposed to the movement through space of the whole body that plays the most important role in many European choreographies. Africans dance in all sorts of occasions to express their inner feelings, whether of joy or of sorrow. While the dancing is spontaneous and voluntary, the drumbeat provides the rhythm that holds the dancers together.Although the drums in more recent years have become ornaments for decorating the home as well as the popular souvenirs for tourists to Zimbabwe and other African countries ...
Bilateral AK Amputee Descending Stairs Without Using Railing, Beginning Method This shows a method for a bilateral above the knee amputee to descend stairs with no railings. He is using constant friction polycentric knees. With stance control knees he could descend facing forward. To see step by step instructions, go to .
2009.5_True Skool_POLYCENTRIC Performance of winning team of dance contest held in Osaka in Japan in May, 2009.
Reflections- Introduction A few polycentric clips of video uploads by people who identify/are identified as being inter***ed. This is an introductory reflection of one of the big curiosities in my thesis, ***yzing how embodiments are fractured but layered: reflecting both previously learned language and creating something distinct. These clips depict snippets of ongoing debates on what "to be inter***" means through disability, gender and ***. What does it mean for a group of people to so strongly diverge from one another and is it helpful or destructive to the common methods of categorizing difference? (Full thesis and notes available at
A Quick Word on a Free Market in Legal Systems A free market in legal systems doesn't make sense without a widely-shared, dogmatic, and meaningful presumption of individual sovereignty.
Laser 4000 - Marmoelettromeccanica ® Laser 4000 - portable electric cutter for curved and multidirectional cutting without using templates or other fixed guides. Laser 4000 machine is versatile and is used to make all kind of cuts up to 5 cm with only one cut. With this machine you can realize curved, round, elliptic or polycentric cuts, in addition to holes and cuts in all shapes. Its special and exclusive rotating plate makes it possible to orientate the cut in any direction with extreme ease and without need for templates or fixed guides. The sliding friction is almost completely eliminated obtaining the undouted advantage of an exceptional freedom in manoeuvring during a multidirectional cut, simply following the mark on the slab that you wish to cut, with a viewfinder arrow.
"Le Grand Paris" - 10 Principles for Paris Metropole (HD) rsh- On Wednesday 29 April, President Nicolas Sarkozy of France opened the exhibition of Grand Paris, a special commission involving 10 international architecture and masterplanning teams. The Presidents remit for the teams was to reflect on, and make propositions for, how to position Paris to face a post-Kyoto-Protocol-future, whilst exploring its further growth as a world metropolis. The president emphasised a positive and constructive approach to a twenty first century Paris, free from traditional planning constraints and with a view to creating a humane, ecologically sensitive city. Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, with the London School of Economics and Arup, ***ysed a number of world cities, establishing ten general principles which were then applied to the specific context of Paris. The team explored: issues of governance; the creation of a compact, polycentric city; the economic and social rebalancing of the suburbs with the heart of Paris, and proposals for a major expansion of the public transport network to create an effective full access network for the nine million inhabitants of the metropolitan area of the French capital. Sustainability was at the heart of the proposals, equipping Paris for the challenges of the future. The team proposed the creation of major new armatures throughout the metropolis, constructed over the divisive and publicly inaccessible urban canyons of the existing rail networks. These armatures are conceived to house new renewable ...
Д.Медведев.Встреча.Клуб «Валдай».12.09.08.Part 4 Meeting with the Participants in the International Club Valdai.Part 4 September 12, 2008 GUM Exhibition Centre, Moscow Встреча с участниками международного клуба «Валдай». 12 сентября 2008 года Москва, Выставочный зал ГУМа So I think it is very promising direction for our country, and we will of course continue to pursue it. Not at the expense of relations with Europe, not at the expense of relations with the western world. This must be the polycentric aspect of a multipolar world. This is not only a purely political concept: the world is more stable when there are a range of major, important political players. We understand perfectly that the economy too can only be stable if there are a number of different economic areas, when exchanges are actively working not only in Berlin, Paris, London and New York but also in Asia. And we understand that otherwise a lack of equilibrium develops. Of course in this regard we will do our utmost to resolve for our own sakes some major challenges, in particular to diversify energy in the direction of Asia, once again not to the detriment of our interests and the interests of our partners in Europe, but in order to ensure more stability. Im thinking about shipments of oil and gas and the development of atomic energy. I sometimes find it quite amusing when I read that there is not enough Russian gas to supply even the Europeans. As we all know perfectly well, this is not the case. Russia is the biggest exporter of gas in the world. And ...
Against Anti-Statism: Privatized Defense, Poly-centric Law, and War (Part One) Private defense, poly-centric law, and war!
Brand Names! A Christmas rant about semantics! Merry Christmas!
POLYCENTRIC / Grand Championship 2009 特別賞 POLYCENTRIC(PUNK) 2009.12.13 @ I to I TRUE SKOOL Grand Championship 2009 特別賞
Johannesburg - South Africa Johannesburg is the largest city in South Africa. Johannesburg is the provincial capital of Gauteng, the wealthiest province in South Africa, having the largest economy of any metropolitan region in Sub-Saharan Africa.The city is one of the 40 largest metropolitan areas in the world, and is also the world's largest city not situated on a river, lake, or coastline. While Johannesburg is not officially one of South Africa's three capital cities, it does house the Constitutional Court -- South Africa's highest court. Johannesburg is the source of a large-scale gold and diamond trade, due to its location on the mineral-rich Wi***ersrand range of hills. Johannesburg is served by OR Tambo International Airport, the largest and busiest airport in Africa and a gateway for international air travel to and from the rest of southern Africa. According to the 2007 Community Survey, the population of the municipal city was 3888180 and the population of the Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Area was 7151447. A broader definition of the Johannesburg metropolitan area, including Ekhuruleni, the West Rand, Soweto and Lenasia, has a population of 10267700. The municipal city's land area of 1645 km2 (635 sq mi) is very large when compared to other cities, resulting in a moderate population density of 2364 /km2 (6120 /sq mi). Johannesburg once again includes Soweto, which was a separate city from the late 1970s until the 1990s. Originally an acronym for ...
Polycentric London - p1 London: a city in motion Chaired by Steve Norris, Former MP, Transport Minister Thoughts and Reccommendations of the Outer London Commission William McKee CBE, Chairman, Outer London Commission Future of Transport - travel patterns and the influence of transport and ITS solutions on them Michele Dix, Managing Director Transport for London Outer London Work Hubs and 'Distributed Working' Philip Ross, CEO Cordless Group
POLYCENTRIC (2009 TRUE SKOOL グラチャン特別賞 ) 2009.12.13 TRUE SKOOL GRAND CHAMPIONSHIP
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Orientation to International Management - by Luke & Sanja Learn about 4 orientations that a multinational company may take: Ethnocentric, Polycentric, Regiocentric, and Geocentric.
Polycentric London - p2 London: a city in motion Chaired by Steve Norris, Former MP, Transport Minister Thoughts and Reccommendations of the Outer London Commission William McKee CBE, Chairman, Outer London Commission Future of Transport - travel patterns and the influence of transport and ITS solutions on them Michele Dix, Managing Director Transport for London Outer London Work Hubs and 'Distributed Working' Philip Ross, CEO Cordless Group
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Polycentric London - p3 London: a city in motion Chaired by Steve Norris, Former MP, Transport Minister Thoughts and Reccommendations of the Outer London Commission William McKee CBE, Chairman, Outer London Commission Future of Transport - travel patterns and the influence of transport and ITS solutions on them Michele Dix, Managing Director Transport for London Outer London Work Hubs and 'Distributed Working' Philip Ross, CEO Cordless Group