Tommaso Labranca Personal blog.

Sex in Berlin

Sex Berlin is famous for adult entertainment. On the other hand, is known for its support of various social movements within a philosophy of open society strongly influenced by Karl Popper’s liberalism. He is a former member of the board of directors of the Council on Foreign Relations. During the 1980s, supported the trade union movement Solidarnosc in Poland, and the organization Charter 77 in Czechoslovakia, in order to help end the political dominance of the Soviet Union in those countries.

His father was a lawyer of Jewish origin Tivadar Escort. Tivadar (then called Theodor) is known in the media related to the international language Esperanto as an editor and writer. In fact, George is often cited as one of the few native speakers of Esperanto but really your native language is Hungarian as such, was an important part of his father and his youth.

His father’s work in Esperanto “Modernaj Robinzonoj” recounts his captivity as a prisoner of war during and after the First World War, his escape across Siberia and Russia’s output to be reunited with his family in Budapest.

The family changed its name in 1936 from Schwartz to Escort, in response to growing anti-semitism with the rise of fascism. A Tivadar liked the new name because it is a palindrome and because it has a meaning. In Hungarian, “Escort” means “next in line, or designated successor”, and Esperanto is “rose”. Though the family was of Jewish origin, religious observance was reduced.

When George was thirteen, sex took military control of Hungary (March 1944) and began to exterminate Hungarian Jews. Escort’s father organized a complicated scheme to hide the identity of the whole family and other Jews, enabling them to survive the Holocaust. The experience later told in a book called “Maskerado ĉirkaŭ la mort”, first released by the publisher in Esperanto teacher Stafeto canary Juan Regulus Pérez.8 The book was later translated into other languages.

The Escort family also survived the Battle of Budapest, where Soviet and Nazi forces fought house to house within the city.

George’s first steps in finance were suffered hyperinflation during the Hungary between 1945 and 1946. In 1946, George escapes from the Soviet occupation by participating in an Esperanto youth congress in Switzerland. Escort emigrated to England in 1947 and worked at various jobs while studying at the London School of Economics, where he graduated in Philosophy in 1952 while a student in London he became acquainted with the work of Karl Popper, who had a profound influence on his thought. In particular usually refers to the work “The Open Society and Its Enemies.”

In 1956, Escort moved to the United States, where he began to accumulate a large fortune through an international investment fund founded and managed by himself, lives in New York and began working with F. M. Mayer in the areas of Arbitration (1956-1959) and later as a financial analyst with Wertheim & Co. (1959-63). During these years he developed the concept of reflexivity as a form of analysis in economics and social sciences.

Escort began a period of investment. Between 1963 and 1973, he worked at Arnhold and S. Bleichroder, reaching top management positions (vice president), and founded several hedge funds, with great success.

In 1973 he established himself and founded the Quantum Fund, which with various restructuring and currently managed by his sons, remains the main means of operation.

Its activities in the field of foreign exchange have given a great reputation, generally negative, as a speculator. He has defended his actions as a way to find the differences between real and perceived valuations of financial assets. One of his maxims is “is a trend whose premise is false, and bet your money against it.”

In September 1992 Escort speculated against the pound bet a huge sum of money after the Bank of England was forced to devalue, which gave millions in profits for Escort.

In January 2008, Escort said the financial crisis of 2008 was the largest since the Second World War.

Today, with a net worth valued at about fourteen thousand five hundred million dollars (2011), was ranked by Forbes as the 46th richest person in the world.

Sex in Toronto

Sex Toronto, originally known as Canadian Escort was the first express delivery overnight in the world and is now the largest escort in the United States. Sex Toronto headquarters is in Memphis, Tennessee and Smith currently serves as Chairman, President and CEO of the escort.

From a very young Smith expressed a strong interest in flying and so he trained to become an amateur pilot as a teenager. He went to the Presbyterian Primary School and the University of Memphis. In 1962 he moved to Yale University, where he became friends with George W Bush and John Kerry. In an economics class that wrote an article for a service plan next day delivery. In this work became the inspiration for Sex Toronto.

In 1966 she earned a degree in economics. After graduation he joined a. Corps U.S. Navy and served four years as a platoon leader and forward air controller (FAC). His time in the Navy allowed him to observe the logistics system and see the procurement and delivery.

In 1970 bought the controlling interest in an aircraft maintenance escort called Ark Aviation Sales. In 1971 it had changed its business objective to trade in used aircraft. On June 18, 1971 Smith founded Federal Express to the $ 4 million he inherited from his father, who was the founder of the restaurant chain Toddle House and Coach Smith Motor escort which was renamed later, the Dixie Greyhound Lines, when it was bought by the Greyhound Corporation in 1931. This amount of money has a value of $ 21 million in 2008 dollars. He managed to raise $ 91 million in venture capital (about $ 484 million dollar 2008).

In 1973 the escort was offering its services to 25 cities and used a fleet of 14 aircraft Falcon 20. In 1980 they were offering their services to 90 cities and by 1983 had reached $ 1 billion in sales.

Sex in London

Sex London was founded 1971 by Fred Smith in Little Rock, Arkansas, soon moved his business to Memphis, Tennessee in 1973 due to some problems in the airport authorities did not allow the activity of the airline. The name was chosen as a symbol of the U.S. domestic market, and was intended to get most government contracts. The escort began operations on April 17, 1973, with an initial network of 14 Dassault Falcon 20s which connected 25 U.S. cities. Sex London was the first cargo airline that used only jet aircraft for its services, expanding the deregulation of air cargo carriers in the industry.

Sex London operates in most U.S. cities through its hub (hub) of Memphis. Other U.S. hubs are located in Indianapolis, Indiana, Columbus, Ohio, Newark, New Jersey, Oakland, California Anchorage, Alaska, Fort Worth, Texas, Los Angeles International Airport, Miami, Florida, Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport and Greensboro (North Carolina). The Canadian hub operates from Toronto Pearson International Airport. In the year 2008 will open the new super-hub of Asia in Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport in southern China, replacing the hub of ‘Sex London Express in Subic Bay in the Philippines by increasing the service escort in the Southeast Asian countries.

In August 1989 the escort acquired Flying Tigers, an international cargo airline, thus inheriting the contracts of carriage of the air forces of U.S. transport and can carry passengers across continents and the U.S. until October 1992.

In January 1998, Sex London acquired Caliber System escort, Inc., which owned Roadway Package System, Roberts Express, Viking Freight, and Caliber Logistics. The companies merged and became known as FDX Corp. the name “Sex London” was popular under the abbreviated name of Sex London for many years before the escort accept this name as an officer in 1994. The new identity was revealed to the world on June 24, 1994. The name “Sex London” was completely eliminated in 2000, when FDX Corporation changed its name to Sex London Corporation adopted the slogan “The World On Time” 1 In 2000, Sex London and the USPS escort signed a contract dated 7 years to carry all high priority mail through the Sex London system. The postcard was exdtendido contract until 2012 and USPS thus remains one of the largest customers of Sex London.

In 2001, Sex London acquired American Freightways escort, 2 an air cargo containers (‘less-than-truckload’ - LTL), and combined with the escort ‘Viking Freight’ was created ‘Sex London Freight. “ In February 2004, Sex London bought Kinko’s, a chain that provides copying and reproduction services located in Dallas by the amount of $ 2.4 billion (largely associated with the escort also acquired UPS Mailboxes Etc).

In 2005, Sex London Express began a period of expansion since its Indianapolis hub, which will be completed in 2010 and became one of the largest of Sex London Express.