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Hit him hard

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THE grim spectacle of suffering in Syria—100,000 of whose people have died in its civil war—will haunt the world for a long time. Intervention has never looked...
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It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society
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Noam Chomsky (2014) "Can We Save Our Democracy and History?" - YouTube

Date - November 15th, 2014 On the occasion of Brooklyn for Peace's 30th Anniversary Gala honoring Noam Chomsky, recipient of the Pathmakers to Peace Award. I...
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‘Hell is never far away’ - female medic risking her life for Aleppo

‘Hell is never far away’ - female medic risking her life for Aleppo | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
Umm Abdu has lost her husband and a son to the war in Syria, but the pistol-wearing woman refuses to abandon her embattled city, writes Martin Chulov
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The lion that miaowed

The lion that miaowed | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
HANDING out presents is always nicer than issuing homework. “Christmas has come early,” said Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, on...
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A wounded economy

A wounded economy | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
VLADIMIR PUTIN is not short of problems, many of his own creation. There is the carnage in eastern Ukraine, where he is continuing to stir things up. There are his...
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A QE proposal for Europe’s crisis - OpEd in The Economist

A QE proposal for Europe’s crisis - OpEd in The Economist | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
The Economist kindly invited me to contribute an op-ed to a 'roundtable' on what form Quantitative Easing should take place in Europe.  For The Economist's site click here. Or read on... A QE propo...
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A trillion here, a trillion there...

A trillion here, a trillion there... | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
IF THE markets were suffering from withdrawal symptoms after the Fed's halting of QE on Wednesday, they did not have to wait long for their next hit. This morning,...
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Kobane: the struggle of Kurdish women against Islamic State

Kobane: the struggle of Kurdish women against Islamic State | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
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international community should support a secular,
multi-religious and multi-ethnic Rojava with democratic ambitions, that is a
threat for IS and equally for the conservative Islamic government in Turkey. This is democracy in action in the Middle East.
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The antiblackness of 'modern-day slavery' abolitionism

The antiblackness of 'modern-day slavery' abolitionism | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
Antiblack racism underwrites the contemporary movement against
“modern-day slavery.”  The
anti-slavery movement is haunted by the specter of racial slavery even while it
feeds off it parasitically. 
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The toll of a tragedy

The toll of a tragedy | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
THE first reported case in the Ebola outbreak ravaging west Africa dates back to December 2013, in Guéckédou, a forested area of Guinea near the border with...
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The new trinity: Janet, Mario and Mark

The new trinity: Janet, Mario and Mark | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
EQUITY markets are showing initial disappointment at the latest announcement by the European Central Bank that purchases of covered bonds and asset-backed securities...
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I give you Narendra Modi

I give you Narendra Modi | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
“YEAH, go that way,” yells a frazzled cop guarding a security cordon outside Penn Station. Which pain-in-the-ass sports star or musician is snarling traffic...
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Russia and Ukraine ministers to meet in Berlin for ceasefire talks

Russia and Ukraine ministers to meet in Berlin for ceasefire talks | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
Pavlo Klimkin and Sergei Lavrov will be joined by German counterparts in latest attempt to negotiate an end to fighting
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Russia intervenes as crumbling rouble echoes 1998 debt crisis

Russia intervenes as crumbling rouble echoes 1998 debt crisis | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
Collapse in Russian currency, which has been badly buffeted by a plunge of almost 40% in oil prices, prompts central bank action
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The fury of Ferguson

The fury of Ferguson | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
RIOTS are rarely so widely anticipated. By 8pm on November 24th, when the prosecutor in Ferguson, Missouri, announced the grand jury’s decision not to charge a...
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Does money grow on trees?

Does money grow on trees? | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
The debate about the banks' power to create money is becoming much more mainstream. After the recent event, Does Money Grow on Trees?, parliament is scheduled to debate the issue for the first time in 170 years.
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Germany can deny benefits to jobless EU migrants, court rules

Germany can deny benefits to jobless EU migrants, court rules | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
David Cameron’s office says European court of justice ruling vindicates his moves to restrict benefits to EU migrants
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Eurozone inflation edges up – but not enough to ease concerns about deflation

Eurozone inflation edges up – but not enough to ease concerns about deflation | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
European Central Bank remains under pressure as economists expect renewed downward pressure on inflation
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Back to reality

Back to reality | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
EARLIER this year it all looked so rosy. In April, just two years after Greece imposed the biggest sovereign-debt restructuring in history on its private creditors,...
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Centralisation-Without-Representation: A reply to Frances Coppola, Simon Wren-Lewis and Niall Ferguson

Centralisation-Without-Representation: A reply to Frances Coppola, Simon Wren-Lewis and Niall Ferguson | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
[This post was later published by Open Democracy] Behind the European Union’s official ‘line’ that the worst of the Euro Crisis is behind us, a flurry of proposals for institutional changes reveal ...
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Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi win 2014 Nobel peace prize

Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi win 2014 Nobel peace prize | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
Pakistani teenager and Indian children’s rights activist beat Edward Snowden, Chelsea Manning, the Pope and Vladimir Putin to the prestigious prize
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Breaking the camel’s back

Breaking the camel’s back | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
ANGUS MADDISON, who died in 2010, was among the most influential of economic historians; his book on the world economy over the past 2,000 years is a classic. Now,...
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Isis defies coalition air strikes in battle for town on Syria-Turkey border

Isis defies coalition air strikes in battle for town on Syria-Turkey border | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
Pressure piles on Ankara as US-led onslaught drives extremists towards predominantly Kurdish town of Kobani
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A brief intermission

A brief intermission | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
Time for a cigarette break, at least THE war in eastern Ukraine has quietened, for now. Its disparate factions have as much reason to keep fighting as to put away...
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In Iraq, captured Yazidi women fear the Islamic State will force them to wed

In Iraq, captured Yazidi women fear the Islamic State will force them to wed | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
The choice: Convert and marry or be imprisoned, say witnesses, relatives and some of the women captured.
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