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'This American Life' Retracts Episode on Apple's Suppliers in China - New York Times (blog)

'This American Life' Retracts Episode on Apple's Suppliers in China - New York Times (blog) | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
New York Times (blog)'This American Life' Retracts Episode on Apple's Suppliers in ChinaNew York Times (blog)The weekly public radio program “This American Life” said on Friday that it was retracting a critical report about Apple's suppliers in...
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UK public spending since 1963

UK public spending since 1963 | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
Back when the Beatles were having their first number one, the government spent £12bn a year, now it's over £600bn.
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British royals plan to be heavily involved with Olympics - More Sports - SI.com

British royals plan to be heavily involved with Olympics - More Sports - SI.com | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
LONDON (AP) -- You can't hold the London Olympics without the British royals, now can you?
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Should tories and unions make peace?

Should tories and unions make peace? | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
The miners' strike of 1984-85 highlighted the divide between government and unions, as some say it is now time for them to build better links nearly 30 years on.
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Putin's Russia: What I saw as an election observer

Putin's Russia: What I saw as an election observer | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
A volunteer election observer for Russia's presidential election, which Putin won, shares her insights on ballot-stuffing, absentee ballots, and civic-minded citizens.
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What is civil society? | NCVO UK Civil Society Almanac

What is civil society? | NCVO UK Civil Society Almanac | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
What types of organisations are part of civil society?
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Iran slams HR rapporteur's account of ‘lies’

Iran slams HR rapporteur's account of ‘lies’ | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
Iran's Judiciary chief slams the UN special rapporteur on human rights in the Islamic Republic.
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Bo Bo, Black Sheep

Bo Bo, Black Sheep | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
IN A dramatic high-level political shake-up, China used the Ides of March to announce the removal of Bo Xilai from his post as the Communist Party boss of the south-western city of Chongqing.
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Why Iran wants to beef up Zimbabwe’s military

Why Iran wants to beef up Zimbabwe’s military | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
Iran has guns and expertise. Zimbabwe has uranium and diamonds. Both are international pariahs. It's a heaven-made match in a world of crushing international sanctions.
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Election map and swingometer

Election map and swingometer | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
Browse the 2010 constituencies to see how the country stands, and use the three-way swingometer to see how various scenarios would affect the outcome...
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The visible hand

The visible hand | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
The crisis of Western liberal capitalism has coincided with the rise of a powerful new form of state capitalism in emerging markets, says Adrian Wooldridge
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Cameron and Obama: No 'bromance' here - CNN.com

Cameron and Obama: No 'bromance' here - CNN.com | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
Tim Stanley says once cozy relationship between the U.S. and Britain has cooled as Obama has turned to domestic priorities, a fact not lost on Britons.
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Barack and David: Isn't it bromantic? - CNN.com Video

CNN's Jeanne Moos reports President Obama and Prime Minister Cameron go together "like hot dogs and mustard."...
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Another Tibetan Self-Immolates in China Protest - Voice of America

Another Tibetan Self-Immolates in China Protest - Voice of America | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
The EconomistAnother Tibetan Self-Immolates in China ProtestVoice of AmericaFriday, 16 March 2012 Another Tibetan Self-Immolates in China Protest VOA Tibetan A 20-year-old Tibetan monk set himself on fire on Friday around 5pm in Ngaba in eastern Tibet...
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Mexico prepares for Pope visit and millions of visitors

Mexico prepares for Pope visit and millions of visitors | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
It takes a lot to prepare for the coming of the pope and the 3 million people the host Archdiocese of Leon says he is expected to draw.
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Nigeria: Government Begins Indirect Dialogue with Boko Haram ...

Nigeria's government has in the last week held its first indirect peace talks with Islamist sect Boko Haram, meeting mediators to discuss a possible ceasefire, political and diplomatic sources told Reuters on Thursday.
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Do you know anything about Russia? A quiz.

Do you know anything about Russia? A quiz. | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
How much do you know about this vast land? Find out with our quiz.
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Nigeria Applies for $ 670 Million Interest-free Loan from Islamic Development Bank - Nigeria Business News

Nigeria Applies for $ 670 Million Interest-free Loan from Islamic Development Bank - Nigeria Business News | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
The Minister of State for Finance, Dr.Yerima Ngama, has confirmed Nigeria’s application for a $ 670 million interest-free loan from the Islamic Developm (RT @NigeriaNewsdesk: [BusinessNews] Nigeria Applies for $ 670 Million Interest-free Loan from...
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As radical sect attacks continue, Nigeria searches for intermediaries for possible negotiation

As radical sect attacks continue, Nigeria searches for intermediaries for possible negotiation | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
LAGOS, Nigeria — As a radical Islamist sect continues violent attacks across Nigeria’s north, the nation is searching for possible negotiators to serve as an indirect channel to a group whose very structure remains a mystery.
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Iran’s banks to be blocked from global banking system

Iran’s banks to be blocked from global banking system | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
Swift, the body that handles global banking transactions, says it will cut Iran's banks out of the system on Saturday to enforce sanctions.
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Bo Xilai: a stunning and highly public fall from grace in China

Bo Xilai: a stunning and highly public fall from grace in China | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
Bo Xilai, a senior Communist Party official, was abruptly dismissed amid scandal, ending his ambition of a top post. His removal could complicate a key year of political transition in China.
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China's leadership shakeup: Bo Xilai and 4 other names to watch

China's leadership shakeup: Bo Xilai and 4 other names to watch | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
Five names to keep an eye on as China prepares for a once-in-a-decade leadership change.
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The Problems with First Past the Post Voting Explained

From: http://blog.cgpgrey.com/the-problems-with-first-past-the-post-voting-explained/ Watch the full series of Politics in the Animal Kingdom here: http://bl...
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Iran’s Government Declares Huge Election Turnout

Iran’s Government Declares Huge Election Turnout | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
Iranians went to the polls in a parliamentary vote on Friday likely to reflect a struggle for influence and position among the country’s top leaders.
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The British Prime Minister Is Coming to America

The British Prime Minister Is Coming to America | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
He wants intervention in Syria and Somalia. Will he get his way?
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