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Quartz
Elon Musk’s dream of going to Mars is SpaceX’s biggest strength, and its biggest distractionSpaceX is a company built to go to Mars, but are those ambitions getting in the
Elon Musk’s dream of going to Mars is SpaceX’s biggest strength, and its biggest distraction
Quartz / Posted an hour ago
SpaceX is a company built to go to Mars, but are those ambitions getting in the way of its ability to achieve them? In a few days, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk will unveil his plans to explore Mars at a global space conference in Mexico. The event has been... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Change Beyond the Sloganshould have greeted the launch the other day of a critical segment of the promi
Change Beyond the Slogan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
should have greeted the launch the other day of a critical segment of the promise of 'change' by the Muhammadu Buhari's administration may have been adversely affected by a shocking discovery that part of the pitching speech by the president... Read more
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Mashable
In ballots we trust: E-voting, hacking and the 2016 electionA vote is an act of conscience and will. It's also an act of trust. You're not
In ballots we trust: E-voting, hacking and the 2016 election
Mashable / Posted 2 hours ago
A vote is an act of conscience and will. It's also an act of trust. You're not just marking a ballot for your candidate of choice, your signifying your belief in the system. Your mark will be counted. Your voice will be heard. However, as we prepare... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
A dream leads to new space raceElon Musk's rocket-building company SpaceX and Jeffrey Bezos' similar Blue Orig
A dream leads to new space race
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
Elon Musk's rocket-building company SpaceX and Jeffrey Bezos' similar Blue Origins have grabbed the headlines in the space race. But there is a fascinating back story about how the private space industry came into being. It is the tale of renegade... Read more
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iol.co.za
Luxury pig pens: China’s strategy in superbug warShen is in the vanguard of a new approach to livestock management in a country
Luxury pig pens: China’s strategy in superbug war
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Shen is in the vanguard of a new approach to livestock management in a country that consumes half the planet’s pork - and half its infection-fighting medicines. China’s over-reliance on antibiotics in food production places the country at heightened... Read more
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Inside Hoops
Pistons front office staff infoThe Pistons announced today several promotions and four new additions to the ba
Pistons front office staff info
Inside Hoops / Posted 2 days ago
The Pistons announced today several promotions and four new additions to the basketball operations staff. Pat Garrity (associate general manager), Adam Glessner (director, player personnel) and J.R. Holden (director, international scouting) have been... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
The Chinese space lab is about to crash and burn — and that's OK with ChinaThe rumors started this summer: China had lost control of its first space lab,
The Chinese space lab is about to crash and burn — and that's OK with China
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
The rumors started this summer: China had lost control of its first space lab, which would hurtle to Earth in a fiery ball of destruction. Chinese officials fed that speculation last week when they confirmed that the lab would return sometime next... Read more
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FOX Business
Mining Gold Stocks: Is Newmont Mining More Precious Than Its Competition?Image source: Getty Images. Newmont Mining Corp.(NYSE: NEM)is a leader among g
Mining Gold Stocks: Is Newmont Mining More Precious Than Its Competition?
FOX Business / Posted 3 days ago
Image source: Getty Images. Newmont Mining Corp.(NYSE: NEM)is a leader among gold-mining companies and one of the largest by market capitalization, but that's not reason enough to choose it as an investment. Let's look at some of its peers and... Read more
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FOX Business
Mining Gold Stocks: Is Newmont Mining More Precious Than Its Competition?Image source: Getty Images. Continue Reading Below Newmont Mining Corp.(NYSE:
Mining Gold Stocks: Is Newmont Mining More Precious Than Its Competition?
FOX Business / Posted 3 days ago
Image source: Getty Images. Continue Reading Below Newmont Mining Corp.(NYSE: NEM)is a leader among gold-mining companies and one of the largest by market capitalization, but that's not reason enough to choose it as an investment. Let's look at... Read more
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TechNewsWorld.com
Senate Leadership Rebuffs Cruz's Shutdown Threat Over Internet ControlIt appears that the Senate is poised to quash a government shutdown threat from
Senate Leadership Rebuffs Cruz's Shutdown Threat Over Internet Control
TechNewsWorld.com / Posted 3 days ago
It appears that the Senate is poised to quash a government shutdown threat from Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in spite of presidential candidate Donald Trump lending his support to his former primary opponent's cause. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Rody not worried about turning off investorsDAVAO CITY, Philippines – President Duterte said yesterday he is not worried ab
Rody not worried about turning off investors
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
DAVAO CITY, Philippines – President Duterte said yesterday he is not worried about turning off European and American investors with his foul mouth as he can always turn to China and Russia for investments. “They make an issue of my mouth. They... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kano Private Polytechnic to Award Diplomas in Medical SciencesinterviewBy Abubakar Haruna; Nakande Mubarak Jamilu and Kelvin Ndoma Abdullahi
Kano Private Polytechnic to Award Diplomas in Medical Sciences
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
interviewBy Abubakar Haruna; Nakande Mubarak Jamilu and Kelvin Ndoma Abdullahi Usman, the Chief Executive Officer of Usmaniyya Global Agency Limited, an educational consulting firm, says in this interview that the company has obtained government... Read more
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New Kerala
Turkey to host 2017 global innovation conference - newkerala.com #122256The Russian capital this year hosted the four-day IASP Conference for the first
Turkey to host 2017 global innovation conference - newkerala.com #122256
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
The Russian capital this year hosted the four-day IASP Conference for the first time, following its selection as the venue after a global competition. China hosted the conference in 2015. The IASP's mandate is to contribute to global economic... Read more
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The Hill
Trump enters the arena on ICANN | E&C talks robocalls | Zuckerberg goes big on health“The U.S. should not turn control of the Internet over to the United Nations an
Trump enters the arena on ICANN | E&C talks robocalls | Zuckerberg goes big on health
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
“The U.S. should not turn control of the Internet over to the United Nations and the international community,” Stephen Miller, Trump’s national policy director, said. “President Obama intends to do so on his own authority — just 10 days from now, on... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
#BuildFilipino: Developing local steel industry as a sure bet for changeIbon Foundation and patriotic scientists are pushing for the development of the
#BuildFilipino: Developing local steel industry as a sure bet for change
Bulatlat.com / Posted 5 days ago
Ibon Foundation and patriotic scientists are pushing for the development of the local steel industry, saying it is a basic industry that has a bearing on the development also of other industries, from construction to transportation to making machines... Read more
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Breitbart
Alex Jones Melts Globalists over Terror: Mind-Controlled Media Sacrificing the West for IslamSIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER Alex Jones of Infowars.com launched into an epic ra
Alex Jones Melts Globalists over Terror: Mind-Controlled Media Sacrificing the West for Islam
Breitbart / Posted 5 days ago
SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER Alex Jones of Infowars.com launched into an epic rant during his Monday show denouncing the media and global elites for sacrificing Western civilization to radical Islam. Jones opened his monologue by saying: SIGN UP FOR... Read more
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FOX News
Can A Voting Machine Be Hacked?It took a $4 computer chip, and an Ivy League Ph.D, to apparently hack a voting
Can A Voting Machine Be Hacked?
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
It took a $4 computer chip, and an Ivy League Ph.D, to apparently hack a voting machine. "If you replace the computer program in a voting machine, then it will add up the votes in a different way," said Princeton University Professor Andrew... Read more
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The Mercury News
Full text: Obama’s speech to United Nations, Sept. 20, 2016United Nations General Assembly The United Nations New York, New York 10:29
Full text: Obama’s speech to United Nations, Sept. 20, 2016
The Mercury News / Posted 5 days ago
United Nations General Assembly The United Nations New York, New York 10:29 A.M. EDT From the depths of the greatest financial crisis of our time, we coordinated our response to avoid further catastrophe and return the global economy to... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Here is President Obama’s speech at the U.N. General Assembly"Mr. President; Mr. Secretary General; fellow delegates; ladies and gentlemen:
Here is President Obama’s speech at the U.N. General Assembly
Dayton Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
"Mr. President; Mr. Secretary General; fellow delegates; ladies and gentlemen: As I address this hall as President for the final time, let me recount the progress that we’ve made these last eight years. From the depths of the greatest financial... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Here is President Obama’s speech at the U.N. General Assembly"Mr. President; Mr. Secretary General; fellow delegates; ladies and gentlemen:
Here is President Obama’s speech at the U.N. General Assembly
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 5 days ago
"Mr. President; Mr. Secretary General; fellow delegates; ladies and gentlemen: As I address this hall as President for the final time, let me recount the progress that we’ve made these last eight years. From the depths of the greatest financial... Read more
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ajc.com
Here is President Obama’s speech at the U.N. General AssemblyAssembly on Tuesday. Here is his speech. PRESIDENT OBAMA: Mr. President; Mr. S
Here is President Obama’s speech at the U.N. General Assembly
ajc.com / Posted 6 days ago
Assembly on Tuesday. Here is his speech. PRESIDENT OBAMA: Mr. President; Mr. Secretary General; fellow delegates; ladies and gentlemen: As I address this hall as President for the final time, let me recount the progress that we’ve made these last... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Here is President Obama’s speech at the U.N. General AssemblyAssembly on Tuesday. Here is his speech. PRESIDENT OBAMA: Mr. President; Mr. S
Here is President Obama’s speech at the U.N. General Assembly
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 6 days ago
Assembly on Tuesday. Here is his speech. PRESIDENT OBAMA: Mr. President; Mr. Secretary General; fellow delegates; ladies and gentlemen: As I address this hall as President for the final time, let me recount the progress that we’ve made these last... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Here is President Obama’s speech at the U.N. General AssemblyPRESIDENT OBAMA: Mr. President; Mr. Secretary General; fellow delegates; ladies
Here is President Obama’s speech at the U.N. General Assembly
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 6 days ago
PRESIDENT OBAMA: Mr. President; Mr. Secretary General; fellow delegates; ladies and gentlemen: As I address this hall as President for the final time, let me recount the progress that we’ve made these last eight years. From the depths of the... Read more
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New Kerala
70 nations working in Russia on innovations: Russian PM - newkerala.com #121405Moscow, Sep 20 : Nearly 70 nations are working in Russia in the area of innovat
70 nations working in Russia on innovations: Russian PM - newkerala.com #121405
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
Moscow, Sep 20 : Nearly 70 nations are working in Russia in the area of innovation and scientific cooperation and it is important for the country to attract international investors in this sector, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Cyberattacks prompt questions on election security Ari Sen | Published 45 minutes ago Cybersecurity has become an increasingly i
Cyberattacks prompt questions on election security
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 6 days ago
Ari Sen | Published 45 minutes ago Cybersecurity has become an increasingly important concern in the 2016 election due to a cyberattack on the Democratic National Committee over the summer and the... Read more
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DW
Working together to save the Arctic: 20 years of Arctic Council |United States Senior Arctic Official Julia Gourley discussed with DW how the fa
Working together to save the Arctic: 20 years of Arctic Council |
DW / Posted 7 days ago
United States Senior Arctic Official Julia Gourley discussed with DW how the far north is changing in light of melting Arctic sea ice, and conflicts over newly-discovered resources and trade routes. Deutsche Welle: Why do we need an Arctic... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Phuket as start-up hub in Thailand 4.0Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha delivers a keynote speech during a meeting wit
Phuket as start-up hub in Thailand 4.0
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha delivers a keynote speech during a meeting with investors, traders and officials at Phuket Rajabhat University on Friday. (Government House photo); Inset: New logo of digital technology & society ministry; Sergey Brin... Read more
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The Hindu
Heading to the Red Planet“Mars”, National Geographic’s upcoming series, presents an interesting explorat
Heading to the Red Planet
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
“Mars”, National Geographic’s upcoming series, presents an interesting exploration of the planet through documentary footage and scripted drama Of all the planets in the solar system, the one which has always fascinated earthlings is Mars because of... Read more
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News.com.au
How Tetris broke out of the Soviet UnionThere’s a lot more to Tetris that you probably think. ON A cold February day i
How Tetris broke out of the Soviet Union
News.com.au / Posted 7 days ago
There’s a lot more to Tetris that you probably think. ON A cold February day in the 1970s, 15-year-old Alexey Pajitnov leapt over a pile of snow in Moscow. As he landed, his leg hit the pavement with “a sickening crack”. Soviet doctors put him in a... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australia's intelligence agencies to be reviewedCyber attack threats to be focus of Australia's intelligence agencies review T
Australia's intelligence agencies to be reviewed
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
Cyber attack threats to be focus of Australia's intelligence agencies review The rising threat posed by cyber attacks is set to be the focus of a review of Australia's intelligence agencies. Key points: The nation's six intelligence agencies will... Read more
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Daily Star
Seconds from Armageddon: Moments UK and world have been inches from WW3 nuclear doomsdaySECONDS AWAY: World War 3 has been moments from starting on a number of terrify
Seconds from Armageddon: Moments UK and world have been inches from WW3 nuclear doomsday
Daily Star / Posted 8 days ago
SECONDS AWAY: World War 3 has been moments from starting on a number of terrifying occasions The threat of World War 3 is looming between the biggest state superpowers as tensions flare between the US, Russia and China. But now Daily Star Online... Read more
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New York Post
How Tetris broke out of the Soviet UnionOn a cold February day in the 1970s, 15-year-old Alexey Pajitnov leapt over a p
How Tetris broke out of the Soviet Union
New York Post / Posted 8 days ago
On a cold February day in the 1970s, 15-year-old Alexey Pajitnov leapt over a pile of snow in Moscow. As he landed, his leg hit the pavement with “a sickening crack.” Soviet doctors put him in a full leg cast, requiring two to three months of... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Louis Proyect: SnowdenBy Louis Proyect, who has written for Sozialismus (Germany), Science and Societ
Louis Proyect: Snowden
Naked Capitalism / Posted 9 days ago
By Louis Proyect, who has written for Sozialismus (Germany), Science and Society, New Politics, Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Organization and Environment, Cultural Logic, Dark Night Field Notes, Revolutionary History (Great Britain),... Read more
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CNET
Why US internet controls became a political battlefield (FAQ)Screenshot by Stephen Shankland/CNET To hear the rhetoric, you'd think Russian
Why US internet controls became a political battlefield (FAQ)
CNET / Posted 10 days ago
Screenshot by Stephen Shankland/CNET To hear the rhetoric, you'd think Russian President Vladimir Putin is going to take over the internet on October 1. That's the date the US Commerce Department has said it will transfer a final aspect of internet... Read more
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CNBC
Defense Secretary: Killer robots have no place in US militaryHollywood may depict the next-generation battlefield as having fully autonomous
Defense Secretary: Killer robots have no place in US military
CNBC / Posted 10 days ago
Hollywood may depict the next-generation battlefield as having fully autonomous killer robots but Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said the U.S. military has no plans to ever use them. Carter, who this week made a trip to the tech cities of San... Read more
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The Seattle Times
New leader opens a new chapter for Library of CongressWASHINGTON — On the night in April 2015 that Baltimore went up in flames, Carl
New leader opens a new chapter for Library of Congress
The Seattle Times / Posted 11 days ago
WASHINGTON — On the night in April 2015 that Baltimore went up in flames, Carla Hayden, the city’s chief librarian, was under pressure to board up a neighborhood library branch and wait out the violence triggered by the death in a police van of... Read more
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Slate
The First Drone Strike: How a Cold War Idea Became the Dominant Weapon in the War on Terrorwill shape the future. The First Drone StrikeOn Nov. 14, 2001, a weapons syste
The First Drone Strike: How a Cold War Idea Became the Dominant Weapon in the War on Terror
Slate / Posted 12 days ago
will shape the future. The First Drone StrikeOn Nov. 14, 2001, a weapons system designed to defeat Soviets tanks on the plains of Europe appeared in the sky over Kabul, Afghanistan. On Nov. 14, 2001, five weeks into America’s war against al-Qaida,... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
John Helmer: Did Hillary Clinton Take Money From Russia Oligarch Oleg Deripaska for a Favor in the General Motors-Opel Deal?Yves here. This piece is a bit dense, but that goes with the territory of probi
John Helmer: Did Hillary Clinton Take Money From Russia Oligarch Oleg Deripaska for a Favor in the General Motors-Opel Deal?
Naked Capitalism / Posted 12 days ago
Yves here. This piece is a bit dense, but that goes with the territory of probing connections between Clinton Foundation dealings and Hillary Clinton’s actions as Secretary of State. So I trust you’ll get a cup of coffee. Some of the issues Helmer... Read more
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Daily Mail
Stunning photos reveal the natural beauty in scienceA set of stunning photographs that reveal the natural beauty in science are set
Stunning photos reveal the natural beauty in science
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
A set of stunning photographs that reveal the natural beauty in science are set to go on show to the public, as part of a major competition. The 100 incredible images are the shortlisted entries for the Royal Photographic Society's International... Read more
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The Hill
House looking into election hacks | FTC seeks input on data safeguardsWelcome to OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY, your daily rundown of the biggest news in t
House looking into election hacks | FTC seeks input on data safeguards
The Hill / Posted 13 days ago
Welcome to OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY, your daily rundown of the biggest news in the world of hacking and data privacy. We're here to connect the dots as leaders in government, policy and industry try to counter the rise in cyber threats. What lies... Read more
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Raw Story
How the wealthy captured the machinery of democracy and what that means for the rest of usSixty-six years ago this summer, on my 16th birthday, I went to work for the da
How the wealthy captured the machinery of democracy and what that means for the rest of us
Raw Story / Posted 13 days ago
Sixty-six years ago this summer, on my 16th birthday, I went to work for the daily newspaper in the small East Texas town of Marshall where I grew up. It was a good place to be a cub reporter — small enough to navigate but big enough to keep me busy... Read more
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The Space Review
An interview with Jean-Yves Le Gall, president of CNESJean-Yves Le Gall, the current president of the French space agency CNES, will
An interview with Jean-Yves Le Gall, president of CNES
The Space Review / Posted 14 days ago
Jean-Yves Le Gall, the current president of the French space agency CNES, will also become president of the International Astronautical Federation at the end of this month. (credit: L. Jeitler / ITU)An interview with Jean-Yves Le Gall, president of... Read more
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CBS News
How Russian hackers could disrupt the U.S. electionAs U.S. officials explore whether Russia is trying to tamper with the president
How Russian hackers could disrupt the U.S. election
CBS News / Posted 14 days ago
As U.S. officials explore whether Russia is trying to tamper with the presidential election, states are grappling with how to secure their systems and prevent cyberattacks between now and Election Day. Arizona and Illinois have already experienced... Read more
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The Hill
Focus turns to election hacking threatsThe House Science Committee in the coming week will hold a hearing on protectin
Focus turns to election hacking threats
The Hill / Posted 14 days ago
The House Science Committee in the coming week will hold a hearing on protecting the 2016 election from cyberattacks, amid growing concerns that Russia is attempting to interfere in U.S. politics. The committee will review current guidelines for... Read more
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Salon.com
We, the Plutocrats vs. We, the People: How to save democracy in AmericaWrong, Mr. President, just plain wrong. The people are way ahead of you on this
We, the Plutocrats vs. We, the People: How to save democracy in America
Salon.com / Posted 14 days ago
Wrong, Mr. President, just plain wrong. The people are way ahead of you on this. In a recent poll, 71 percent of Americans across lines of ethnicity, class, age and gender said they believe the U.S. economy is rigged. People reported that they are... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Bill Moyers: We, the Plutocrats vs. We, the People: Saving the Soul of DemocracyJerri-Lynn here: This magisterial essay describes how and why American politics
Bill Moyers: We, the Plutocrats vs. We, the People: Saving the Soul of Democracy
Naked Capitalism / Posted 14 days ago
Jerri-Lynn here: This magisterial essay describes how and why American politics has stopped reflecting the will and concerns of the people. It examines the rise of inequality and reflects the wisdom of someone who has been thinking carefully about... Read more
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asianage
Rajnath Singh heads for Russia, US visitsUnion Home Minister Rajnath Singh (Photo: PTI) In a fresh attempt to raise the
Rajnath Singh heads for Russia, US visits
asianage / Posted 14 days ago
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh (Photo: PTI) In a fresh attempt to raise the pressure on Pakistan in the international arena, India will take up the issue of cross-border terrorism with Russia and United States during the visit of home minister... Read more
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Daily News
Stepping into space with legal identityWith the Indian Prime Minister proposing a SAARC (South Asian Association for R
Stepping into space with legal identity
Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
With the Indian Prime Minister proposing a SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) satellite, the need to focus on space law in the region has become a necessity. Professor V. Balakista Reddy, Professor of International Law,... Read more
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New Kerala
Largest global innovation conference to kick off in Russia - newkerala.com #117410Moscow, Sep 11 : The announcement of the Russia-US ceasefire deal for Syria, pa
Largest global innovation conference to kick off in Russia - newkerala.com #117410
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
Moscow, Sep 11 : The announcement of the Russia-US ceasefire deal for Syria, paving the way for new negotiations on the latter's future, comes ahead of a major global conference here next week under the auspices of the International Association of... Read more
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dna
Rajnath Singh to visit Russia, US; Pak-sponsored terror in focusRatcheting up pressure on Pakistan, Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit Russ
Rajnath Singh to visit Russia, US; Pak-sponsored terror in focus
dna / Posted 15 days ago
Ratcheting up pressure on Pakistan, Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit Russia and the United States next week to highlight the issue of the neighbouring country sponsoring terrorism in India and discuss efforts to counter ISIS activities in the... Read more
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