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Shots Fired Into Greek Governing Party Offices

Shots Fired Into Greek Governing Party Offices | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
Unidentified gunmen sprayed bullets into the headquarters of the New Democracy party in Athens, adding to a wave of politically motivated violence.
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Disabled Athletes Suit Up, Raising Questions of Logistics and Fairness

Disabled Athletes Suit Up, Raising Questions of Logistics and Fairness | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
Sports organizations are encountering more questions regarding inclusion of athletes with disabilities, but what is reasonable accommodation under the law has been debated.
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Resources: the coming crunch and some things that could be done about it | openDemocracy

Resources: the coming crunch and some things that could be done about it | openDemocracy | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
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From cliff to ceiling

From cliff to ceiling | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
AMERICA sidestepped one fiscal disaster at the turn of the year when Barack Obama and Congress agreed to keep most tax rates from rising. A much bigger one is as...
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Multimedia – Europe’s Debt Crisis: Five Years of Pain

Multimedia – Europe’s Debt Crisis: Five Years of Pain | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
European Union officials have struggled to turn things around — debating new treaties, shoring up banks, securing more funding. The people of Greece, Spain, Portugal, Ireland and Latvia have dealt with economic troubles in various ways.
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The bloodhounds of capitalism

The bloodhounds of capitalism | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
SHERLOCK HOLMES once remarked that: “It is my business to know what other people don’t know.” These days, detective work is a huge business. Thanks to...
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European disunion done right

European disunion done right | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
SUMMITS were more fun in those days. When Ferdinand III, the Habsburg monarch of the Holy Roman Empire, arrived in Regensburg, the Brussels of its time, in late...
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Spyfall | TIME.com

Spyfall | TIME.com | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
David Petraeus’ affair with his biographer ended his 37-year career. But the damage from this episode goes far wider
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Betting on Hunger: Is Financial Speculation to Blame for High Food Prices? | TIME.com

Betting on Hunger: Is Financial Speculation to Blame for High Food Prices? | TIME.com | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
Food prices have been on the rise since 2007, thanks in part to bad weather and increasing demand from biofuels and developing nations. But there's one cause that hasn't gotten much attention: financial speculation in crop markets.
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Are video games really the villains in our violent age?

Are video games really the villains in our violent age? | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
The Sandy Hook school massacre has revived concerns about the effects of first-person shooter games, but some of them are actually good for you, writes Vaughan Bell
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Ten highs and ten lows, circa 2012: my intensely biased list

Ten highs and ten lows, circa 2012: my intensely biased list | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
THE HIGHS The definitive discovery of the Higgs boson particle that confirms our capacity to grasp the ways of the universe first through logic and theory and later empirically; a triumph of human ...
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Syrian General Defects in a Public Broadcast

Syrian General Defects in a Public Broadcast | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
Maj. Gen. Abdul Azia Jassem al-Shallal, the military police chief, is the highest-ranking officer to abandon President Bashar al-Assad.
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Going nowhere fast

Going nowhere fast | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
WHEN it comes to brainboxes, the name “Nobel” has a certain ring. But news that the Nobel Foundation plans to increase its investment in hedge funds, because...
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France Seeks Arab Backing for Mali Campaign as Airstrikes Continue

France Seeks Arab Backing for Mali Campaign as Airstrikes Continue | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
French defense officials said the country’s force would be increased gradually to 2,500 soldiers and called for Arab support to bolster the forces fighting insurgents.
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European economic forecasts: why do they get it wrong? | openDemocracy

European economic forecasts: why do they get it wrong? | openDemocracy | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
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Home truths

Home truths | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
THE house-price boom that preceded the financial crisis was remarkable for its scope and scale. With a very few exceptions, there seemed only one way for prices to...
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Besides Gold, Economists Don't Agree On Much

Besides Gold, Economists Don't Agree On Much | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
Are economists 'deeply ideological'? Forty-one of them can't even agree on that

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Greece Tax Scandal Shifts Focus From Collection Problem

Greece Tax Scandal Shifts Focus From Collection Problem | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
Foreign lenders say Greece has fallen short of its tax collection targets and is still not moving hard enough to tackle widespread, long-tolerated tax evasion.
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Agenda 2013

Agenda 2013 | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
A blithe look at events that will shake, or gently rattle, the world in 2013.
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Ten highs and ten lows, circa 2012: my intensely biased list

Ten highs and ten lows, circa 2012: my intensely biased list | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
THE HIGHS The definitive discovery of the Higgs boson particle that confirms our capacity to grasp the ways of the universe first through logic and theory and later empirically; a triumph of human ...
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Must-Reads from Around the World | TIME.com

Must-Reads from Around the World | TIME.com | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
Bolivia's unconventional war on drugs yields results, Switzerland refines two-thirds of the world's gold and China plans to create a "Music Valley" outside of Beijing.
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In India, a Rape Sparks Violent Protests and Demands for Justice | TIME.com

In India, a Rape Sparks Violent Protests and Demands for Justice | TIME.com | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
An alleged gang rape in New Delhi has prompted calls for change by women's-rights groups and violent clashes between police and anti-rape protests in the nation's capital.
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Russia and the West need to rediscover each other in 2013 | openDemocracy

Russia and the West need to rediscover each other in 2013 | openDemocracy | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
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Will the real economy rebound, following Wall Street’s resuscitation? And what of Europe? – Interviewed by El Confidencial

Will the real economy rebound, following Wall Street’s resuscitation? And what of Europe?  – Interviewed by El Confidencial | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
Another Spanish newspaper, El Confidencial, were kind enough to interview me on the global and european crisis, on the occasion of the Global Minotaur‘s Spanish translation-edition. Here is t...
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The right side of the Styx?

The right side of the Styx? | Politics economics and society | Scoop.it
JEFF BEZOS founded Amazon in 1994. Apostolos Apostolakis and his mates started e-shop.gr, Greece’s biggest online retailer, just four years later. The comparisons...
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