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Greece in 2015

Greeks defy Europe with overwhelming referendum ‘No’ (Reuters) First indications were that any joint European political response may take a couple of days. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande will meet in Paris […]

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Middle East & Arab World

Brookings Middle East and North Africa Dreams of Kurdistan — A journey through Kurdish identity. (Al Jazeera Magazine) Kurdistan is a kind of dream: an ancient one that floats across cities and valleys, through crumbling souks […]

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President Obama and the Supreme Court

Justice Ginsburg Deals a Blow to Partisan Gerrymandering Supreme Court conservatives attack RBG’s opinion as “outrageously wrong.” In a victory for opponents of partisan gerrymandering, the Supreme Court on Monday upheld the use of an independent […]

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U.K. in 2013 – 2015

Paul Krugman: The case for cuts was a lie. Why does Britain still believe it? The austerity delusion Is there some good reason why deficit obsession should still rule in Britain, even as it fades away […]

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Europe & EU 2015

The Eurozone Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Spain. Other EU states (except for Denmark and the United Kingdom) are obliged to […]

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Canada (Politics) in 2015
July 5, 2015  //  No Comments Canada: Anti-terror Bill C-51 Canada: Liberal Party and Justin Trudeau 2015 Bruce Anderson: If Tru ...
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Wednesday Night #1740 with Peter Berezin
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The deeper problem is that it is virtually impossible to have an effective monetary union without a functioning fiscal u ...
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Global Economy 2015
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Jeffrey Sachs on the Future of Economic Development (Mercatus Center) … looking back, I would put more weight on t ...
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Climate change, uncertainty & natural disasters 2015
June 28, 2015  //  No Comments
UN & Climate Change Weather is not climate, and anecdotes are not statistics. Politicians discussing global warming. ...