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Why Care About American Economics?

November 1, 2013 12:00 pm1 comment
Why Care About American Economics?

Economics, economics, economics. That’s what the 2010 UK election was about, and it seems to be the main thrust of the American one. Unemployment and job figures are the battlefield. Gross Domestic Product and AA+ credit ratings are the weapons. The Federal Reserve might be a potential ally, and the […]

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Syria: Business as Usual

August 19, 2013 11:15 am2 comments
Syria: Business as Usual

As helicopters fall from the sky and cities are levelled by bombings, President Obama sits cosily in the oval office conducting business as usual. Apparently Libyan lives are more valuable than Syrian lives. You may argue that NATO invaded Libya, not the US, but NATO is primarily an American run […]

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Where in the world is Edward Snowden?

July 12, 2013 6:37 pm3 comments
Where in the world is Edward Snowden?

“Where is Edward Snowden?” That is the question on everybody’s mind. It is commonly believed he is in a small hotel room in the transit area of Sheremetyevo Airport in Moscow, very similar to the Tom Hanks film The Terminal, apart from the fact Snowden isn’t an Eastern European whose […]

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On Trial: Private First Class Bradley Manning

June 6, 2013 1:06 pm4 comments
On Trial: Private First Class Bradley Manning

The court-martial of PFC Bradley Manning began on Monday the 3rd of June, three years after his initial arrest. Manning, who is responsible for one of the biggest leaks of classified documents in history has already pleaded guilty to 10 of 22 charges. Bradley Manning, Whistle-blowing hero or law-breaking traitor? […]

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Sticking it to the man only works when you win.

February 18, 2013 11:29 am0 comments
Sticking it to the man only works when you win.

August 17th 2012. Today was a sad day for anyone who doesn’t believe in the Loch Ness monster. George Edwards, a local Loch Ness tour guide, has taken what he believes to be “the best picture ever taken” of the fabled creature supposedly lurking in the dark murky depths of […]

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