Author Archive: Johan Ramakers Ph.D
Refugee migrations have a history that is as old as the human race, sometimes caused by hunger and natural disasters, but most often by war.
In the News, Politics
Even if today was announced as a News day, The Federal Reserve just delivered once again, the invoice for our children and their children. News is just more of the same.
Blogs, Feature, Opinion
The organizational blueprint for Fernandina Beach’s prestigious designation as a Florida Main Street destination is well under way. Board is looking for committee volunteers.
Island Info, Latest News
Detente between Havana and Washington DC opens engagement opportunities that may ultimate correct a 50 year cold war policy mistake.
Public-policy disasters are what you get when you apply rational, small-scale problem-solving logic to an inappropriately broad situation.
Blogs, The Expat's Corner
As Greece submits a new austerity promise, the real financial anxiety moves to China and the collapsing Shanghai Composite Index
It was only a matter of time, but the moment has arrived that digital marketing through relevant content, gives final blow to flashy ads of the eighties.
Blogs, Feature, Internet Marketing
I wonder about the collapse of money when substandard paintings and rusted automobiles sell at record prices on auctions.
Blogs, Feature, Money and finance
Knowing the habits, preferences and whereabouts of more than 1.5 billion people and being able to manipulate their decision making processes, is way too much power to go away easily.
Feature, News, Technology
Five local Master chefs interpreting Modern Southern Cuisine turned into an evening of culinary grandstanding and fun presentations in a perfect upscale setting.
As vineyards are pressed to re-locate to better areas and art auctions are going insane, the proverbial canaries in the coal mine are starting to suffocate.
Voter turn out did not warrant a blanket mandate, but supplied strong tell tales of special interest motivation. One in Four votes came from over 60s, dead set to protect their interests.
More than 40 percent of American seniors have no retirement savings, wondering how to make ends meet in an uncertain economic future.
Blogs, Money and finance
What will I do and who will I choose to do it with and where will we do it? Three questions to answer without excuse or regret. It’s (almost) that simple.
Parental welfare is like lifting weights for your children… and thinking they’ll get stronger for it.