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Brazil’s Corruption Crisis: You couldn’t make this stuff up. Next Sunday, President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil faces an impeachment vote in the lower house of Congress. The charge? That she manipulated government accounts to make the deficit look smaller than it really was before the last election. But that’s ridi...
Migrants, Euro, Brexit: The EU at Risk: A recent headline on the leading Franch newspaper Le Monde said it all: “Migrants, the Euro, Brexit: The European Union is mortal.” And it’s true, the EU could actually collapse, given one or two more years of really bad decisions by the 28 national governments that make up the membership. ...
An Impending Disaster in Fallujah: The ISIS controlled city is being attacked by government and allied fighters, with civilians caught in the middle.  “About 50,000 civilians are believed to remain in the city, which has been under Islamic State control since January 2014, living under the militants’ harsh and capricious rule. Con...
Venezuela is Collapsing. Here’s Why: Venezuela is on a rapid and precipitous decline. You might even say, as my guest today Francisco Toro wrote in a recent piece in The Atlantic, that Venezuela is falling apart. Between food, fuel, medicine and commodity shortages, corruption and rampant crime, this one-time middle income country ...
Teenager complaining of stomach pains has 'parasitic twin' removed : Mohd Zul Shahril Saidin, 15, had surgery to remove his unborn twin from his stomach
Mayka Kukucova: Model charged with murder says she wishes she had died instead of her ex-boyfriend : 'I was only defending myself. I was afraid because never in my life has anyone tried to kill me. I didn't know what to do'
Chicago granny faces 6 year mandatory sentence for kicking officer in shin: After kicking a deputy in the shin during a scuffle at her son’s trial, a Chicago woman is facing a trial of her own. Due to mandatory minimum sentencing laws, she may end up behind bars for at least six years and lose her social benefits. Read Full Article at RT.com
'Robot Rubio' brigade says they were roughed up by Rubio campaign staff: Demonstrators associated with progressive organizations dressed as robots and mocking presidential candidate Marco Rubio's recent debate performance, were not well received by the candidate's supporters and – allegedly – his staff in New Hampshire. Read Full Article at RT.com
President Obama's Apology to Hiroshima: I’m sorry for bookending my presidency with visits to historically significant cities — that’s Prague and Hiroshima, if you haven’t been paying attention — to exploit them as backdrops for lofty but ultimately inconsequential noises about the elimination of nuclear weapons.
Hammering for Peace: I wish that the testimony of my friends who literally beat guns into garden tools could be part of the courtroom proceeding. They urge us to make guns and other weapons unnecessary, using raw tools of compassion and service to heal the conflicts in which weapons are used. I wish my young Afghan f...
Playing Chicken at OPEC: The upcoming meeting of OPEC member states on June 2 will generate lots of discussion about the current slump in global oil prices. What it probably won’t do is yield any action to reverse it. For the time being, the animosity between Iran and Saudi Arabia seems to be too deep-seated to accommoda...
Lost in Space: As the race for president of the United States moves closer to Election Day, the candidates’ near silence on space-related issues becomes more conspicuous – and more unsettling. The space program, a key pillar of U.S. international prestige and soft power, is at a crossroads. What direction will ...
Contradictory Measures Towards Female Genital Cutting Eradication in Nigeria: On 5 May 2015, Nigeria took an important step towards ending the physically and psychologically harmful practice of female genital cutting (FGC) by passing a law prohibiting the procedure. While enacting the law that bans the practice is an important step towards supporting the reproductive and h...
The Rise of the Clean Energy Job: From Boom & Bust to Stability: On April 17th, oil producing nations including Russia and Saudi Arabia are scheduled to meet in Doha to discuss curbing production and resolving global oversupply. Hopes that such a resolution will be reached, however, have been all but dashed following recent comments from Saudi Arabia’s deputy ...
Action on climate change is cheaper than inaction: Many are afraid that tackling climate change is going to be too costly. But increasingly, studies are showing action will not just be cheaper than inaction, but could actually result in economic, environmental and even health benefits, while improving sustainability. This new page...

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