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indieWIRE
7 Great Movies About the Power of Political Animals Whether for comedy or drama, these seven titles reveal the manipulative behin
7 Great Movies About the Power of Political Animals
indieWIRE / Posted yesterday
Whether for comedy or drama, these seven titles reveal the manipulative behind-the-scenes truths of politics. [Editor's Note: This post is presented in partnership with Time Warner Cable Movies On... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Julian Assange accuses UK minister of insulting UN after detention findingJulian Assange has accused Britain’s foreign secretary, Philip Hammond, of insu
Julian Assange accuses UK minister of insulting UN after detention finding
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
Julian Assange has accused Britain’s foreign secretary, Philip Hammond, of insulting the United Nations in his response to a panel finding that Assange’s circumstances amount to “arbitrary detention”. Hammond called the panel’s finding “ridiculous”... Read more
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Salon.com
In debate, Hillary Clinton boasted that she is supported Henry Kissinger, accused war criminal who oversaw policies that led to millions of deathsHillary Clinton boasted in the fifth Democratic presidential debate Thursday ni
In debate, Hillary Clinton boasted that she is supported Henry Kissinger, accused war criminal who oversaw policies that led to millions of deaths
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
Hillary Clinton boasted in the fifth Democratic presidential debate Thursday night that she is supported by former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, an accused war criminal who oversaw policies that led to the deaths of millions of people. I was... Read more
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iafrica.com
Pinochet victims' families get $1.3mChile's Supreme Court ordered the state Tuesday to pay $1.3-million in damages
Pinochet victims' families get $1.3m
iafrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Chile's Supreme Court ordered the state Tuesday to pay $1.3-million in damages to the families of four people who disappeared in the 1970s during the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. The court awarded payments ranging from $16 000 to $1-million to... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Some government-sanctioned assassinations on foreign soilA British judge's report that Russian President Vladimir Putin probably approve
Some government-sanctioned assassinations on foreign soil
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 17 days ago
A British judge's report that Russian President Vladimir Putin probably approved the killing of a Kremlin critic at a London hotel in 2006 calls to mind other serious allegations of government-sanctioned assassinations on foreign soil. Some... Read more
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Asian journal
No moral authorityIF only SSS management had some moral authority, it should be easy to understan
No moral authority
Asian journal / Posted 19 days ago
IF only SSS management had some moral authority, it should be easy to understand why P-Noy had to veto that proposal to increase SSS pensions. The math is pretty straightforward. But there are valid issues about SSS management, the record earnings of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
No moral authorityIf only SSS management had some moral authority, it should be easy to understan
No moral authority
Pilipino Star / Posted 19 days ago
If only SSS management had some moral authority, it should be easy to understand why P-Noy had to veto that proposal to increase SSS pensions. The math is pretty straightforward. But there are valid issues about SSS management, the record earnings of... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena, 48, wins the Pritzker PrizeWhen Alejandro Aravena began studying architecture at Santiago's prestigious Ca
Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena, 48, wins the Pritzker Prize
Los Angeles Times / Posted 25 days ago
When Alejandro Aravena began studying architecture at Santiago's prestigious Catholic University in the 1980s, the strongman Augusto Pinochet was still clinging to power. “It was the last period of Pinochet’s dictatorship,” Aravena said.... Read more
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Slate
The “Boys” Who Completely Transformed Chile’s EconomyCommentary about business and finance. The Boys Who Got to Remake an EconomyTh
The “Boys” Who Completely Transformed Chile’s Economy
Slate / Posted 26 days ago
Commentary about business and finance. The Boys Who Got to Remake an EconomyThey embraced free-market economics in America. Then Chile’s dictator let them transform an entire society. “Chile was not a jewel in 1995, but it’s a jewel today,” the... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Liberal Democrats and the Depersonalization of EvilThe email was from someone who generally supports me. And it was generally supp
Liberal Democrats and the Depersonalization of Evil
Op-Ed News / Posted 27 days ago
The email was from someone who generally supports me. And it was generally supportive: "I'm glad you still have a platform." Me too! But the generally nice email contained a qualifier. "I do find a lot of your opinions repugnant." Whoa. Repugnant?... Read more
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Orange County Register
Antarctic life: No dogs, few vegetables and 'a little intense' in the winterVILLA LAS ESTRELLAS, Antarctica – Children at the schoolhouse here study under
Antarctic life: No dogs, few vegetables and 'a little intense' in the winter
Orange County Register / Posted a month ago
VILLA LAS ESTRELLAS, Antarctica – Children at the schoolhouse here study under a portrait of Bernardo O’Higgins, Chile’s independence leader. The bank manager welcomes deposits in Chilean pesos. The cellphone service from the Chilean phone company... Read more

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