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OregonLive.com
Low-income students awaiting Kate Brown's leadershipThe gnashing of many teeth accompanied last week's announcement that about $400
Low-income students awaiting Kate Brown's leadership
OregonLive.com / Posted 8 hours ago
The gnashing of many teeth accompanied last week's announcement that about $400 million in "kicker" revenue will be returned to taxpayers next year. The frustration responsible for so much dental damage is perfectly justified, as the public would be... Read more
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Business Insider
This man is 'breathing life' into Brazil's 'lame duck president'Renan Calheiros took an Air Force jet to get hair implants and was accused of l
This man is 'breathing life' into Brazil's 'lame duck president'
Business Insider / Posted 14 hours ago
Renan Calheiros took an Air Force jet to get hair implants and was accused of letting a lobbyist pay child support to a journalist he had an affair and a child with. Either episode would have derailed many politicians but corruption allegations have... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Brazil's crafty Senate boss helps keep Rousseff afloatBRASILIA: Renan Calheiros took an Air Force jet to get hair implants and was ac
Brazil's crafty Senate boss helps keep Rousseff afloat
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 hours ago
BRASILIA: Renan Calheiros took an Air Force jet to get hair implants and was accused of letting a lobbyist pay child support to a journalist he had an affair and a child with. Either episode would have derailed many politicians but corruption... Read more
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The Star
Brazil's crafty Senate boss helps keep Rousseff afloatBRASILIA (Reuters) - Renan Calheiros took an Air Force jet to get hair implants
Brazil's crafty Senate boss helps keep Rousseff afloat
The Star / Posted 16 hours ago
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Renan Calheiros took an Air Force jet to get hair implants and was accused of letting a lobbyist pay child support to a journalist he had an affair and a child with. Either episode would have derailed many politicians but... Read more
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Hartford Courant
New Milford Teen Inspires Fans to '#BeBrave'— There are 393 comments on Ally Del Monte's blog post "A Princess at Any Size"
New Milford Teen Inspires Fans to '#BeBrave'
Hartford Courant / Posted 16 hours ago
— There are 393 comments on Ally Del Monte's blog post "A Princess at Any Size" on the Huffington Post. Her readers have a lot to say. "You are so strong and I believe that you will inspire others to be brave as well," one fan gushes on Ally's... Read more
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Reuters
Brazil's crafty Senate boss helps keep Rousseff afloatBRASILIA Renan Calheiros took an Air Force jet to get hair implants and was acc
Brazil's crafty Senate boss helps keep Rousseff afloat
Reuters / Posted 16 hours ago
BRASILIA Renan Calheiros took an Air Force jet to get hair implants and was accused of letting a lobbyist pay child support to a journalist he had an affair and a child with. Either episode would have derailed many politicians but corruption... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Migration crisis: Germany, France and Britain demand urgent EU meetingGermany, France and Britain have issued a joint call for an urgent meeting of E
Migration crisis: Germany, France and Britain demand urgent EU meeting
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 16 hours ago
Germany, France and Britain have issued a joint call for an urgent meeting of EU ministers to find concrete measures to cope with the escalating migration crisis. A statement from the home affairs ministers of the three countries said they had... Read more
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Daily Record
Jeremy Corbyn: Keir Hardie's anti-war stance still resonates in the UK todaySix hundred other demonstrations took place all around the world, on every cont
Jeremy Corbyn: Keir Hardie's anti-war stance still resonates in the UK today
Daily Record / Posted 16 hours ago
Six hundred other demonstrations took place all around the world, on every continent. They all knew why they were marching and, by sheer force of numbers, turned media and popular opinion around from the Government’s intended story that somehow... Read more
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iol.co.za
Campus struggle necessary for new dawnINDEPENDENT MEDIAThe Wits University SRC, along with almost the entire student
Campus struggle necessary for new dawn
iol.co.za / Posted 18 hours ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAThe Wits University SRC, along with almost the entire student population, sings and dances during a mass meeting on the steps of the Great Hall. File picture: Motshwari Mofokeng South African universities must change course and show... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Vermont school consolidation battlesEureka Schoolhouse in Springfield is the state�s oldest one-room schoolhouse, b
Vermont school consolidation battles
Rutland Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
Eureka Schoolhouse in Springfield is the state�s oldest one-room schoolhouse, built in 1790. The new school governance law, Act 46, is simply the most recent wave in almost two centuries of contentious school consolidation debates.... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
N.J.’s push for offshore wind farms loses steamA few years ago, New Jersey’s political leaders laid out a vision: acres of gia
N.J.’s push for offshore wind farms loses steam
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 23 hours ago
A few years ago, New Jersey’s political leaders laid out a vision: acres of giant wind turbines, rising like a modern flotilla in the Atlantic, their white blades spun by ocean gusts, generating clean renewable energy just beyond the horizon at the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Long Road to Genuine Peace in South SudanThe peace deal signed by President Salva Kiir and his rival Dr Riek Machar to e
Long Road to Genuine Peace in South Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The peace deal signed by President Salva Kiir and his rival Dr Riek Machar to end 20 months of fighting in South Sudan is a useful first step but many challenges remain for Africa's youngest country. First is the deal itself. President Kiir's... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Ayn Rand & Murray Rothbard: Diverse Champions Of LibertySubmitted by Tibor R. Machan via Acting-Man.com, Differences and Similarities
Ayn Rand & Murray Rothbard: Diverse Champions Of Liberty
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
Submitted by Tibor R. Machan via Acting-Man.com, Differences and Similarities No one should attempt to treat Ayn Rand and Murray N. Rothbard as uncomplicated and rather similar defenders of the free society although they have more in common than... Read more
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The News & Observer
U.S. lags behind Russia and other nations in the Arctic | News & Observer August 28, 2015 Obama is about to be the first sitting U
U.S. lags behind Russia and other nations in the Arctic
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
| News & Observer August 28, 2015 Obama is about to be the first sitting U.S. president to visit the Alaskan Arctic The U.S. lacks... Read more
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Salon.com
When his father had Alzheimer’s, Jonathan Kozol learned how bleak gerontological care can be: “Good god, what happens to people who don’t have the advantages we had?”I don’t think anyone who read “ Savage Inequalities: Children in America’s Sch
When his father had Alzheimer’s, Jonathan Kozol learned how bleak gerontological care can be: “Good god, what happens to people who don’t have the advantages we had?”
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
I don’t think anyone who read “ Savage Inequalities: Children in America’s Schools” by Jonathan Kozol would easily forget it. It took me, a child of the leafy suburbs of affluent North Dallas, to a place that was unimaginably cruel and dehumanizing,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Dem presidential contenders confident they'll dilute Clinton's supportDemocratic presidential contenders confident they can dilute enough of Clinton'
Dem presidential contenders confident they'll dilute Clinton's support
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
Democratic presidential contenders confident they can dilute enough of Clinton's support before voting begins to wrangle the nomination from her Clinton's primary opponents are running 20 points or more behind her Just one - U.S.Senator Bernie... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Poll Reforms Alone Inadequate in ZimWith three years to go before the 2018 elections in Zimbabwe, there are discuss
Poll Reforms Alone Inadequate in Zim
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
With three years to go before the 2018 elections in Zimbabwe, there are discussions on reforming the electoral management body, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec), the Electoral Act through the recently gazetted General Laws Amendment Bill, but... Read more
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The Hindu
Affairs of state: Pinching the baby and rocking the cradleWithin a short period of just about a year, the K. Chandrashekar Rao government
Affairs of state: Pinching the baby and rocking the cradle
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Within a short period of just about a year, the K. Chandrashekar Rao government of Telangana has been a disappointment on the prohibition issue: it has decided to make available liquor at cheaper rates. Already the poor are groaning under the... Read more
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Salon.com
The solace of street knowledge: Violence, black vulnerability and reading the lessons of Ta-Nehisi Coates in “Straight Outta Compton”aka, we’re told, Eazy-E, soon to be member of the iconic hip hop group N.W.A. A
The solace of street knowledge: Violence, black vulnerability and reading the lessons of Ta-Nehisi Coates in “Straight Outta Compton”
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
aka, we’re told, Eazy-E, soon to be member of the iconic hip hop group N.W.A. After delivering drugs to a dope house, blue bandanas donning its walls, he hurls invective toward an unnamed female who offers him a forty. “Why you gotta be so... Read more
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Swissinfo
Fed’s Fischer Speaks at Jackson Hole Symposium(Bloomberg) -- The following is a reformatted version of prepared remarks by Fe
Fed’s Fischer Speaks at Jackson Hole Symposium
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
(Bloomberg) -- The following is a reformatted version of prepared remarks by Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer at the Kansas City Fed’s annual retreat in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. U.S. Inflation Developments I am delighted to be here in... Read more
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Pilipino Star
BayanKo and the KatipunanThe leaders of federations and groups of marginalized sectors have signed the c
BayanKo and the Katipunan
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
The leaders of federations and groups of marginalized sectors have signed the charter and by-laws of a new political party, Katipunan ng mga Manggagawa at Magsasaka ng Pilipinas or Union of Workers and Farmers of the Philippines. It will be... Read more
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Business Standard India
The Patel rhetoric is nowhere close to the Mandal agitation: Suryakant WaghmoreInterview with Associate professor at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai
The Patel rhetoric is nowhere close to the Mandal agitation: Suryakant Waghmore
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
Interview with Associate professor at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, MumbaiInterview with Associate professor at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, MumbaiThe Patidars... Read more
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International Business Times
Migrant crisis: A reminder of Britain's long history of welcoming refugees [Photo report] Europe is in the grips of its biggest movement of people since the Second World
Migrant crisis: A reminder of Britain's long history of welcoming refugees [Photo report]
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
Europe is in the grips of its biggest movement of people since the Second World War. European leaders tend to refer to the situation as a migrant crisis, rather than a refugee crisis. Legally, there is a crucial distinction. The UN refugee agency... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Malaysians jam capital to demand reform, Najib’s ouster Published: 29 August 2015 9:17 PM Malaysians swarm Kuala Lumpur to call for
Malaysians jam capital to demand reform, Najib’s ouster
The Malaysian Insider / Posted yesterday
Published: 29 August 2015 9:17 PM Malaysians swarm Kuala Lumpur to call for Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak's ouster over corruption allegations and demand broader reforms, defying... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Thousands take part in anti-government rally in Kuala LumpurThe revelation, brought to light by the Wall Street Journal last month, has ang
Thousands take part in anti-government rally in Kuala Lumpur
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
The revelation, brought to light by the Wall Street Journal last month, has angered many Malaysians, including members of Najib's ruling party, already fed up with recurring government graft scandals. "I have a six month old baby. I want her to grow... Read more
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Rappler
Malaysians swarm capital to demand reform, PM's ousterProtestors gather during a demonstration demanding Prime Minister Najib Razak’s
Malaysians swarm capital to demand reform, PM's ouster
Rappler / Posted yesterday
Protestors gather during a demonstration demanding Prime Minister Najib Razak’s resignation and electoral reforms in Kuala Lumpur on August 29, 2015. Photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Tens of thousands of Malaysians streamed into... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Science and spiritHumanity can no longer ignore the response of the Earth. That�s the message la
Science and spirit
Rutland Herald / Posted yesterday
Humanity can no longer ignore the response of the Earth. That�s the message laid out by scientists around the globe, including Alan Betts, of Atmospheric Research in Pittsford. Betts, a regular contributor to the Herald, is considered Vermont�s... Read more
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TribLIVE
Democratic presidential hopefuls Sanders, O'Malley fire away at ClintonMINNEAPOLIS — Hillary Rodham Clinton sought to cement her standing as the futur
Democratic presidential hopefuls Sanders, O'Malley fire away at Clinton
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
MINNEAPOLIS — Hillary Rodham Clinton sought to cement her standing as the future leader of the Democratic Party here Friday, but two of her challengers initiated a fierce counterattack against her and a party establishment they think is trying to... Read more
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Washington Post
Democratic challengers launch attacks against Clinton, party leadershipFormer Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley criticized limits on presidential debates
Democratic challengers launch attacks against Clinton, party leadership
Washington Post / Posted 2 days ago
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley criticized limits on presidential debates during an address to the Democratic National Committee Friday in Minneapolis. (Jim Mone/AP) MINNEAPOLIS — Hillary Rodham Clinton sought to cement her standing as the... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Bersih 4 takes off worldwide in solidarity with rallies in Malaysia Published: 29 August 2015 7:00 AM While thousands of Malaysians in some 70 c
Bersih 4 takes off worldwide in solidarity with rallies in Malaysia
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 2 days ago
Published: 29 August 2015 7:00 AM While thousands of Malaysians in some 70 cities around the world hold rallies today in solidarity with Bersih 4, the organiser of Bersih in... Read more
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Tucson Weekly
Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel: U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva and Pima County Supervisor Ray CarrollOn this week's Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel: Congressman Raul Grijalva talks
Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel: U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva and Pima County Supervisor Ray Carroll
Tucson Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
On this week's Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel: Congressman Raul Grijalva talks about Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign, Wall Street's influence on financial regulation, the Black Lives Matter movement, his opposition to the Trans-Pacific... Read more
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Washington Post
Democratic challengers launch attacks against Clinton, party leadershipFormer Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley criticized limits on presidential debates
Democratic challengers launch attacks against Clinton, party leadership
Washington Post / Posted 2 days ago
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley criticized limits on presidential debates during an address to the Democratic National Committee Friday in Minneapolis. (Jim Mone/AP) MINNEAPOLIS — Hillary Rodham Clinton sought to cement her standing as the... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Bernie Sanders Explains To Democrats Why They Lose ElectionsWASHINGTON -- In his first-ever speech before the Democratic National Committee
Bernie Sanders Explains To Democrats Why They Lose Elections
The Huffington Post / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON -- In his first-ever speech before the Democratic National Committee on Friday, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) criticized the party's approach to elections, saying Democrats wouldn't win in 2016 if they failed to generate enthusiasm and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Enhancing Maritime SecurityChiemelie Ezeobi writes the recently held Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) confere
Enhancing Maritime Security
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Chiemelie Ezeobi writes the recently held Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) conference, which had about 20 countries in attendance, provided a forum to tackle the challenges facing the maritime sector and proffer workable solutions On a certain Tuesday,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Foiled European train attack adds to concerns over refugeesAfter three Americans thwarted a gun- and knife-wielding attacker on a French t
Foiled European train attack adds to concerns over refugees
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
After three Americans thwarted a gun- and knife-wielding attacker on a French train Aug. 21, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel said that it might be time for security checks at his nation’s borders with its European neighbors. “It might be time... Read more
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Red Herring
Lifting of sanctions will help Iran’s entrepreneurs, but changing military service is key — Red HerringA lot has been made of Iran’s fledgling startup community recently, and how the
Lifting of sanctions will help Iran’s entrepreneurs, but changing military service is key — Red Herring
Red Herring / Posted 2 days ago
A lot has been made of Iran’s fledgling startup community recently, and how the easing of western-imposed sanctions could herald an explosion in tech activity. That may be true, but some of the country’s young professionals say an overhaul of Iran’s... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Time for Region to Enhance Investments As EALA Mulls Over Regional Investment LegislationBy East African Legislative Assembly Arusha — The Assembly wants the region to
Time for Region to Enhance Investments As EALA Mulls Over Regional Investment Legislation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
By East African Legislative Assembly Arusha — The Assembly wants the region to prioritise harmonization of investment initiatives and incentives if the bloc is to be promoted as a single investment area. To this end, EALA is calling for the... Read more
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Slate
Iceland’s Abandoned Turf-Roofed Homes Are Making a ComebackStories from Roads & Kingdoms Each week, Roads & Kingdoms and Slate publish a
Iceland’s Abandoned Turf-Roofed Homes Are Making a Comeback
Slate / Posted 2 days ago
Stories from Roads & Kingdoms Each week, Roads & Kingdoms and Slate publish a new dispatch from around the globe. For more foreign correspondence mixed with food, war, travel, and photography, visit their online magazine or follow @roadskingdoms on... Read more
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Quartz
Does the global stock market turmoil signal the BRIC age is already over?- Quartz BRIC
Does the global stock market turmoil signal the BRIC age is already over?
Quartz / Posted 2 days ago
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AllAfrica.com
AU - 'Holistic Solution' Required for SudanAddis Ababa — The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AUPSC) has d
AU - 'Holistic Solution' Required for Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Addis Ababa — The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AUPSC) has demanded the various parties in Sudan concert their efforts to realise peace and a democratic transformation in the country. In the 539th AUPSC meeting held on 25 August,... Read more
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Salon.com
The pivotal climate-change challenge that America isn’t talking about nearly enoughIn the 2016 presidential election, we are approaching a singular and momentous
The pivotal climate-change challenge that America isn’t talking about nearly enough
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
In the 2016 presidential election, we are approaching a singular and momentous crossroads in our nation’s history. Will we, or will we not, make a serious effort to achieve a low-carbon future for our children and our planet? The fossil fuel magnates... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Have Feminists Lost Track of What Is Important?By Nasra Bishumba And Doreen Umutesi Feminism is no longer about equality I k
Have Feminists Lost Track of What Is Important?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
By Nasra Bishumba And Doreen Umutesi Feminism is no longer about equality I know that this is probably going to upset some people but someone has got to say it. Have feminists lost track of what is important? I must say yes, some of them really... Read more
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Quartz
Monsanto’s super-broccoli shouldn’t scare you, but its plans for global domination mightMonsanto’s super-broccoli shouldn’t scare you, but its plans for global vegetab
Monsanto’s super-broccoli shouldn’t scare you, but its plans for global domination might
Quartz / Posted 2 days ago
Monsanto’s super-broccoli shouldn’t scare you, but its plans for global vegetable domination might - Quartz Floret powerMonsanto’s super-broccoli shouldn’t scare you, but its plans for global vegetable domination might Broccoli, the original... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Youths Need More Attention in Buhari's Govt'did you receive the revolutionary trend of President Muhammadu Buhari's electio
'Youths Need More Attention in Buhari's Govt'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
did you receive the revolutionary trend of President Muhammadu Buhari's election? We are happy that we now have positive change in place. Nigerians are happy that the change is a positive one. This is glaring. People are beginning to have hope in... Read more
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Prospect Magazine
Why is high immigration a problem for the government?A migrant adjusts her scarf as she tries to access the train tracks which lead
Why is high immigration a problem for the government?
Prospect Magazine / Posted 2 days ago
A migrant adjusts her scarf as she tries to access the train tracks which lead to the Channel Tunnel in Calais © AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti Yesterday, net migration soared to its highest-ever level: 330,000 in a year. While driven partly by a small... Read more
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The New Statesman
Our treatment of today's refugees harks back to Europe's darkest hourIn the 1930s, thousands of persecuted people fled Europe. Our own press ignomin
Our treatment of today's refugees harks back to Europe's darkest hour
The New Statesman / Posted 2 days ago
In the 1930s, thousands of persecuted people fled Europe. Our own press ignominiously reported these as "Stateless Jews pouring into this country" and various records exist from that time of public officials reassuring readers that no such thing... Read more
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iol.co.za
Our transformation needs more womenREUTERSPolicymakers have constantly warned against the dangers of failures to t
Our transformation needs more women
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
REUTERSPolicymakers have constantly warned against the dangers of failures to transform our economic sectors so as to promote inclusive growth, create jobs and, through enterprise development, push back the frontiers of poverty, says the writer. File... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Bridges: Road Transport Forum 2015Friday, 28 August 2015, 5:19 pmSpeech: New Zealand GovernmentSimon Bridges28 AU
Bridges: Road Transport Forum 2015
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Friday, 28 August 2015, 5:19 pmSpeech: New Zealand GovernmentSimon Bridges28 AUGUST, 2015Road Transport Forum 2015Good afternoon and thank you for having me here - it is great to have the opportunity to speak to you... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Light-at-end-tunnelwas falling apart. The number of failed states grew, the region was crumbling,
Light-at-end-tunnel
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
was falling apart. The number of failed states grew, the region was crumbling, foreign interventions were increasing and regional warfare proliferated. We, the inhabitants of this region, found our place in the world declining. Asia had... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Yemen--hard-last-mileWith the horizons to a political settlement closed, the option of war prevails
Yemen--hard-last-mile
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
With the horizons to a political settlement closed, the option of war prevails uncontested and strengthened by the coalition forces’ success in extending their full control over the southern areas of Yemen. Accordingly, vows to “liberate Sanaa” have... Read more
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