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Burger King is moving to Canada

I’m hearing a lot of commentary with Burger King moving to Canada. This isn’t news to me. Medtronic, based in my home state, recently announced they are moving their legal headquarters to Ireland. 72 more words

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Mian Sahab Jaan Diyo!

Before you start reading, I would like to alert you that this is a biased and a highly subjective piece, written less on the basis of argument and logic but more on the basis of emotions of millions of Pakistanis. 1,031 more words

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Cubs Game Ruined?

I’m no fan of Obamacare, but I think the Cubs are the reason Cubs games are ruined.

Culture And Politics

Truth and Memory, 1914-2014

In The Missing of the Somme, his 1994 meditation on the legacy of the First World War, Geoff Dyer suggested that ‘in terms of remembrance the years 2014-2018 will represent the temporal equivalent of a total eclipse. 2,115 more words

Culture And Politics

14th August 2014. What can happen?

Democracy. Martial Law. Qadri. Electoral fraud. Azadi March. Khan. Article 245. Mid-term polls.

The political air is brimming with these words; be it any television talk show, communal gathering, or social media. 657 more words

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What kind of people will we be? On Gaza, 2014

‘What kind of people will we be?’ This question from the diary of Fella Scheps, a young Polish Jew who died in 1945 shortly after her liberation from the concentration camps, has been running through my head lately as, along with the rest of the world, I’ve watched Operation Protective Edge burn its way through Gaza and into our living rooms, poisoning further any chances of a solution to the Arab-Israeli conflict that is short of apocalyptic. 1,103 more words

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ISRAEL and ISIS – The Only Similarity is the First Two Letters

It seems to me that the mainstream media have moved very quickly from the atrocities being committed by the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq to the bombardment of Gaza by the Israel Defence Force. 1,132 more words

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