Category Archives: News and Politics

The Free Market (and all that) did not bring down the Berlin Wall

Originally posted on Mostly Economics:
There are certain narratives which are never questioned. One such narrative is rise of free market thinking in the last 30 years or so. Now, this itself was not new as before great depression we had…

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This Week Twenty-Five Years Ago: The Velvet Revolution Succeeds, December 1989

Originally posted on hungarywolf:
In Prague on 17 November, 1989, a student rally in Wenceslas Square turned into an anti-government protest and was fired on by nervous policemen. Inspired by events in Germany and infuriated by the attempted crackdown, protesters…

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Left behind for economical emigration

Few years ago parents fled the Ceaușescu regime in Romania. Teodora Ana Mihai spends several months in the life of one such family where the kids are being left behind because of economic migration, as hundreds of thousands of citizens … Continue reading

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Did the picture change for Working dads

On Monday, June 9th, 2014 The White House send me a message with the title “It’s 2014, and the Picture Has Changed for Working Dads. Here’s How:” the message told: It’s not 1960: Being a dad looks different now It … Continue reading

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Capitalism

Originally posted on Muhammad Haykal :
99% of population have only 1% of country’s property,while 1% of population get 99% of country’s property. In my opinion, Capitalism is an institutionalized system that started in Europe in the 16th century to the…

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Climate change guilty of doing too little

The past decade was America‘s hottest on record. They are seeing more droughts, floods, and wildfires than ever before and these days low temperatures have many blocked.  Though still lots of Americans are not convinced they too should try to … Continue reading

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Too much food is being wasted

It is very good the Belgian government at last thinks “Too much food is being wasted” Our so called civilised world should be full of shame for producing so much waste and for throwing away such good food. When we … Continue reading

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The truth about the creation of the Greek state in the 19th century

Originally posted on Rove Monteux:
The following is a documentary named 1821, in full as broadcasted by Greece’s television station SKAI, with added subtitles in English; 1821 refers to the Revolution of 1821, the Greek War of Independence (Ελληνική Επανάσταση) against the…

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To freeze the fighting in Aleppo

Uprootedpalestinians’s Blog writes: The Turks supported most armed groups in northern Syria, but gave Turkmen groups special treatment. According to an opposition source on the ground, “the weapons supplied to these groups were from the beginning advanced weapons that are … Continue reading

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RIA Novosti: The West’s Turkey Problem

Originally posted on 2012: What's the 'real' truth?:
Since the news seems to be a bit slow today, I’ve taken the time to focus on the situation in Turkey, and this article seems to give us some perspective. Turkey’s role…

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