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U.K. in 2013 – 2014

Welcome relief from the serious pundits P.J. O’Rourke: A Free Scotland Would Be a Hilarious Disaster And independent Scotland would be a catastrophe as a country. But it would also be very entertaining for reporters like […]

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 //   //  September 12, 2014  //  2 Comments

Canada 2013-14: Politics

Andrew MacDougall: Sucking policy down the black hole of process (Ottawa Citizen) The press love speculation more than you and I like our summer vacation. They love elections even more; that’s why the press will now […]

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Europe & EU 2014

The European EU Observer New School of Athens (NSoA) Ukraine Watch as 1000 years of European borders change Europe’s Juncker Revolution (Project Syndicate) Before his appointment as EU Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker was pilloried as an […]

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Aftermath

The Gulf Is Still So Far From Recovering. Just Ask This Oyster Farmer. Gulf coast ecosystems were supposed to rebound after the BP oil spill. They haven’t. (Mother Jones) Official state data shows that while the […]

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 //   //  September 3, 2014  //  7 Comments

Ukraine 2014

The Guardian Ukraine BBC World News Ukraine crisis Reuters World News Russia CIA World Factbook: Ukraine See also Russia in 2014 David (Jones): Crisis in Ukraine: Splitting Ukraine could prove the best solution vs David Kilgour: […]

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September 15, 2014  //  No Comments
Harper’s Sneaky, Undemocratic, Terrible Deal with China Why the sudden ratification of FIPA is sparking startled o ...
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Wednesday Night #1697
September 10, 2014  //  1 Comment
Cleo Paskal is joining us and will be introducing Commodore (Ret’d) Chitrapu Uday Bhaskar, one of India’s le ...
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U.S. Economy 2013 – 2014
August 27, 2014  //  7 Comments
The Biggest Tax Scam Ever (RollingStone) Over the next decade, corporate inversions could cost the U.S. Treasury nearly ...
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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Aftermath
September 10, 2014  //  No Comments
The Gulf Is Still So Far From Recovering. Just Ask This Oyster Farmer. Gulf coast ecosystems were supposed to rebound af ...