Greece and eurozone
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Greece in 2015

Greek Debt Crisis 2015 Live updates from Reuters on the debt crisis in Greece The Guardian: Greece Project Syndicate: Greece and the Fate of the Euro The Conversation: Grexit Greeks apologise with huge horse THE nation […]

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Why did ‘Jihadi John’ flee Islamic State? British terrorist ‘Jihadi John,’ one of the most well-known members of ISIS, has reportedly fled the terrorist group, fearing for his life. (CSM) Jihadi John left because the terrorist […]

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 //   //  July 24, 2015  //  1 Comment

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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Firearms, gun control and politics

Bloomberg Topics: Gun Control The Guardian: US gun control Mother Jones: Guns Obama on Gun Control: I’m Frustrated by Lack of ‘Common Sense’ Laws (NBC) President Barack Obama highlighted that gun violence had killed far more […]

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 //   //  July 23, 2015  //  No Comments

Media Matters 2015

Ryerson Review of Journalism Report of the Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications Time for Change: The CBC/Radio-Canada in the Twenty-first Century (July 2015) “If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed. If you read […]

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Canada (Politics) in 2015
July 29, 2015  //  No Comments Canada: Anti-terror Bill C-51 Canada: Liberal Party and Justin Trudeau 2015 Conservatives likely t ...
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Wednesday Night #1743
July 29, 2015  //  No Comments
Following last Wednesday’s excellent SRO discussion of Greece and the EU with Kimon, plus the excitement of the wo ...
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Global Economy 2015
July 24, 2015  //  No Comments
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
July 25, 2015  //  No Comments
UN & Climate Change Weather is not climate, and anecdotes are not statistics. Politicians discussing global warming. ...