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2013-03-10 12:29:27     Public libraries: 150 years of advance is being destroyed | That's How The Light Gets In

http://gerryco23.wordpress.com/...dvance-is-being-destroyed/

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2013-08-31 16:56:39     What justifies intervening if Syria uses chemical weapons? - CNN.com

http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/27/us/syria-int.../index.html

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2014-09-27 18:13:27     CEOs Get Paid Too Much, According to Pretty Much Everyone in the World - Gretchen Gavett - Harvard Business Review

http://blogs.hbr.org/...o-pretty-much-everyone-in-the-world/

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2014-09-29 14:53:43     The Price of Bread: Poverty, Purchasing Power, and The Victorian Laborer's Standard of Living

http://www.victorianweb.org/history/work/nelson1.html

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2014-11-23 12:36:19     Richest 1% of people own nearly half of global wealth, says report | Business | The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/...al-wealth-credit-suisse-report

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2015-02-21 19:17:48     Monopoly’s Inventor: The Progressive Who Didn’t Pass ‘Go’ - NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/...nventor-who-didnt-pass-go.html?...

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2015-08-11 19:36:40    

https://www.odmp.org/info/about-odmp

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2015-09-03 11:57:17     Ukraine crisis: what went wrong? | Reuniting Europe

http://reuniting-europe.blogactiv.eu/...sis-what-went-wrong/

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2015-09-07 15:38:41     BBC News - The untold story of the Maidan massacre

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-31359021

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2015-09-12 16:41:31     This map helps explain why some European countries reject refugees, and others love them - The Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/...-and-others-love-them/?...

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2015-09-12 16:44:08     The women taking on Isis: on the ground with Iraq's female fighters | Art and design | The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/...raq-yazidi-female-fighters?...

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2011-06-18 14:55:41     China military paper urges steps against U.S. cyber war threat | Reuters

http://www.reuters.com/...internet-idUSTRE75F2GS20110616?...

(Reuters) - China must boost its cyber-warfare strength ... Pentagon push, the country's top military newspaper said... weeks of friction over accusations that Beijing may have... of Internet hacking attacks.

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2014-03-27 08:12:37     Extra Food Banks Aren't Needed Because Restaurants Are Busy, Says Tory Councillor

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/...ll-ascough_n_5034541.html

A local Conservative councillor has said the fact he str... table in restaurants at the weekends proves there is no ...
Crawley councillor Liam Marshall-Ascough made the commen ...

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2016-12-09 17:45:23     Giving poor people cash gets them to spend more on good stuff and less on tobacco and alcohol — Quartz

http://qz.com/...people-buy-when-theyre-just-given-cash/?...

A recently published research paper (paywall) by David E... Bank and Anna Popova of Stanford University shows that g... poor has a negative effect on the consumption of tobacco... and Popova’s research is based on an examination of ni... assess the

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2013-11-29 18:53:29     Technology didn't kill middle class jobs, public policy did | Dean Baker | Comment is free | theguardian.com

http://www.theguardian.com/...ology-middle-class-jobs-policy

A widely held view in elite circles is that the rapid ri... the United States over the last three decades is an unfo...
These were jobs where people with limited education used ...
This story is comforting to elites, because it means tha ...
That's a ni

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2011-06-18 14:55:13     BBC News - African jitters over blogs and social media

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-13786143

African governments are turning to more sophisticated te... internet sites and bloggers who they perceive to be a th...
That is the conclusion of The Committee for the Protecti ...

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2010-12-27 10:35:24     Stephen Gill - Americans Are Horribly Misinformed About Who Has Money - Random things that I found interesting

http://sgill.me/americans-are-horribly-misinformed-about-who

Americans have a really distorted view of how wealth is ...
This chart is from a paper called "Building a Better Ame ...
The top row shows the actual distribution of wealth in A ...
Below that, the "Estimated" rows show how different grou ...
... g of ho

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2013-02-10 14:39:17     Ramesh Patel: Finally! Exposed! The Deficit Myth! So, David Cameron When Are You Going to Apologise?

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/...terity_b_2007552.html?...

As a Conservative I have no pleasure in exposing David C... claims. However, as long as the party continues to talk ... via the blame game, confidence will not be given an oppo... For it is an undeniable and inescapable economic fact: w...
Below are t

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2013-12-23 23:54:43     Ramesh Patel: Finally! Exposed! The Deficit Myth! So, David Cameron When Are You Going to Apologise?

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/...-austerity_b_2007552.html

As a Conservative I have no pleasure in exposing David C... claims. However, as long as the party continues to talk ... via the blame game, confidence will not be given an oppo... For it is an undeniable and inescapable economic fact: w...
Below are t

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2014-04-14 09:03:21     Ramesh Patel: Finally! Exposed! The Deficit Myth! So, David Cameron When Are You Going to Apologise?

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/...-austerity_b_2007552.html

As a Conservative I have no pleasure in exposing David C... claims. However, as long as the party continues to talk ... via the blame game, confidence will not be given an oppo... For it is an undeniable and inescapable economic fact: w...
Below are t

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2015-08-11 19:35:55     Investigation: Police shootings - Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/.../police-shootings/

At least 86 people have been shot and killed by police a... States within the past 30 days, according to Washington ... database is based on news reports, public records, Inter... original reporting.

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2014-02-15 09:28:23     What's that sucking sound? It's all the public money and private wealth being swallowed up by London | Aditya Chakrabortty | Comment is free | The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/...te-wealth-london-north-v-south

At the end of 2011, the IPPR North thinktank totted up a... spending on transport projects up till 2015. Londoners e... investment of £2,731 per head, far outstripping any oth... north-east received a measly £5 per head.

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2015-07-27 21:58:01     To us, it's an obscure shift of tax law. To the City, it's the heist of the century | George Monbiot | Comment is free | The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/comm.../tax-city-heist-of-century

At the moment tax law ensures that companies based here,... other countries, don't get taxed twice on the same money... only the difference between our rate and that of the oth... example, Dirty Oil plc pays 10% corporation tax on its p...
Foreign mea

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2014-12-31 10:54:14     This City Eliminated Poverty, And Nearly Everyone Forgot About It

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/...-mincome_n_6392126.html?...

Between 1974 and 1979, residents of a small Manitoba cit... be subjects in a project that ensured basic annual incom...
And for five years, poverty was completely eliminated.
The program was dubbed “Mincome” -- a neologism of ⠮..
The project’s o

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2010-06-15 08:54:07     Economics Essays: Unemployment in the UK

http://econ.economicshelp.org/200.../unemployment-in-uk.html

Brief History of Unemployment in UK
Source: Dept for Work and Transport
After the ravages of the Great Depression era where unem ...
It was in the manufacturing recession of 1981 when unemp ...
... ent was fairly close to full employment at just over 3%.

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2013-02-08 13:07:14     UK most unequal country in the West - News - The Independent

http://www.independent.co.uk/...try-in-the-west-1329614.html

Britain is now the most unequal country in the Western w... authoritative new United Nations report reveals. The gap... poor is as great as in Nigeria.
Detailed statistics in the Human Development Report publ ...

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2010-07-02 13:15:48     BBC News - UK borrowing hits record £163.4bn

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/8636701.stm

budget deficit
Total government debt now stands at £890bn - equivalent ...
The £163.4bn borrowed is equivalent to 11.6% of GDP.

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2011-05-21 21:30:59     BBC News - Hard to explain how bad economic crisis is, says Cable

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-13480971

Business Secretary Vince Cable says it has been a challe... government to explain to the public how bad a state the ...
He told the Guardian the country was poorer because of t ...
Britain is no longer one of the "price-setters" in world ...
"We have ha

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2015-04-26 20:31:33     Sunday Times Rich List: Britain's richest double their wealth in 10 years | Business | The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/...e-their-wealth-in-10-years?...

Crisis? What crisis? The 1,000 wealthiest people in the ... £547bn, not counting what’s in their bank accounts, a... latest Sunday Times Rich List

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2014-02-15 11:08:56     Boris Johnson: a pound spent in Croydon more value than a pound spent in Strathclyde

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CjFboRwGiqc#t=90

Current Mayor and Tory candidate Boris Johnson told us: "We're making the case now to central government for more funding. I'm making the argument to the Treasury that a pound spent in Croydon is far more of value to the country than a pound spent in Stra

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