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sound of the plants - part 1

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Russia remembers victims of Stalinist purges

Russia remembers victims of Stalinist purges | THE  SPOT | Scoop.it
Today Russia remembers people who fell victim to major repressions in the Soviet era. Memorials are taking place all over the country with the main event being held near the Solovetsky Stone monument in Moscow.
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Small town sends armored vehicle, 24 officers to collect debt from 75-year-old

Small town sends armored vehicle, 24 officers to collect debt from 75-year-old | THE  SPOT | Scoop.it
An armored military vehicle and 24 armed police officers: That’s what the sheriff’s department in a small Wisconsin town used to collect a civil judgement from a 75-year-old man, who has filed a $4.5 million lawsuit against the town over the incident.
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Freedom for Palestine: #GazaNames Project

Freedom for Palestine: #GazaNames Project | THE  SPOT | Scoop.it
Prominent Jews and Palestinians and others stand for Palestine in this heartbreaking video with Jonathan Demme, Gloria Steinem, Tony Kushner, Diana Buttu, Ch...
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Hungarians revolt against Internet tax (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Hungarians revolt against Internet tax (PHOTOS, VIDEO) | THE  SPOT | Scoop.it
Furious with the government plan to impose tax on Internet data traffic, thousands of Hungarians rallied in front of the Economy Ministry in Budapest to protect the freedom of the internet from the “anti-democratic” measure.
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‘Facebook a gift to intelligence agencies’ - Laura Poitras

‘Facebook a gift to intelligence agencies’ - Laura Poitras | THE  SPOT | Scoop.it
Investigative journalist Laura Poitras says she is worried about intelligence agencies using the all-too-easily-accessible data gathered from social networks - as people share their personal information voluntarily and governments only need to ask.
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90 percent of Americans are poorer today than in 1987

90 percent of Americans are poorer today than in 1987 | THE  SPOT | Scoop.it
The American Dream is slipping further away from the vast majority of Americans than it has in a quarter century. Now 90 percent of US households are poorer than they were in 1987, according to both a new study and the head of the Federal Reserve.
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51 countries declare banking secrecy ‘obsolete’, sign pact in Berlin

51 countries declare banking secrecy ‘obsolete’, sign pact in Berlin | THE  SPOT | Scoop.it
Finance ministers from over 51 countries signed an agreement in a step closer to ending the dark financial underworld of tax-evasion and money-laundering. Another 30 countries pledged to join by 2018.
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​Libyan torture victim wins right to sue British government in open court

​Libyan torture victim wins right to sue British government in open court | THE  SPOT | Scoop.it
A Libyan exile, who was allegedly tortured with the complicity of the British intelligence services, has won the right to have his case heard in open court, despite government attempts to prevent the case being heard in public.
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‘Failing drug laws’: UK ministers debate narcotics policy

‘Failing drug laws’: UK ministers debate narcotics policy | THE  SPOT | Scoop.it
MPs are set to debate a possible shift in the coalition’s policy on drugs in the House of Commons on Thursday. It comes as two Home Office reports suggest penalties for drug possession do not reduce the number of users.
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Take Back Your Power - Official Trailer (2014 Edition)

Take Back Your Power - Official Trailer (2014 Edition) | THE  SPOT | Scoop.it
Transparency advocate Josh del Sol digs beyond the 2013 NSA spy scandal, investigating current utility and government programs involving mass in-home surveil...
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​68 percent of Brits say Afghan war was futile – poll

​68 percent of Brits say Afghan war was futile – poll | THE  SPOT | Scoop.it
As Britain’s last remaining troops depart from Afghanistan, a poll indicates 68 percent of Britons think the UK’s military campaign in the region was not “worthwhile.” A further 42 percent thought Britain was “less safe” as a result of the war.
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[469] Blackwater’s Most Guilty, Two-State Solution Fallacy & Urban Planning Gone Awry - YouTube

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#OnTheRoofs: Russian daredevils climb world’s tallest skyscrapers, bridges (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

#OnTheRoofs: Russian daredevils climb world’s tallest skyscrapers, bridges (PHOTOS, VIDEO) | THE  SPOT | Scoop.it
Climbing the tallest bridges and skyscrapers are tasks not for the faint of heart. But Russian daredevils addicted to extreme urban climbing have done just that, scaling most surfaces without safety equipment. The brave souls also hacked a billboard.
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Hundreds of thousands rally in Rome in protest over ‘anti-job’ reforms (PHOTOS)

Hundreds of thousands rally in Rome in protest over ‘anti-job’ reforms (PHOTOS) | THE  SPOT | Scoop.it
Protesters from all over Italy have packed the streets of Rome to express their anger at labor market reforms, one of the main building blocks of the government of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s policy.
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South Sudan women suggest sex strike to stop civil war

South Sudan women suggest sex strike to stop civil war | THE  SPOT | Scoop.it
South Sudanese women peace activists have come up with a solution to stop the ongoing bloody civil war: men should be denied sex until they cease fighting, they say.
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‘Nothing was broken here - until police came’: Busker on NYPD subway arrest

‘Nothing was broken here - until police came’: Busker on NYPD subway arrest | THE  SPOT | Scoop.it
After Andrew Kalleen was arrested for playing guitar in the NYC subway, fellow musicians joined him in a musical protest of the incident. The musician asserts that he was not violating any laws: “Nothing was broken here until police came,” he told RT.
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