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"Rand Paul’s Fair-Weather Compassion": How An Ideology Can Cause Terrible Misery

If you haven’t seen the video or photos yet, trust me, you will. Rand Paul in blue scrubs and hiking boots, bringing sight to the blind in an operating room in Guatemala — could there be a more perfect visual for a White House hopeful? 761 more words


Lawrence Solomon: The UN’s refugee welfare racket

(August 21, 2014) In UNRWA’s books, a refugee can be just about anyone who wants to be one. 960 more words

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Japan ready to offer flu drug for Ebola treatment - By - Associated Press - Monday, August 25, 2014

TOKYO (AP) – Japan says it is ready to provide a Japanese-developed anti-influenza drug as potential treatment to fight the rapidly expanding Ebola outbreak.

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Monday that Japan can offer the anti-influenza tablet favipiravir, developed by a subsidiary of Fujifilm Holdings Corp., any time at the request of the World Health Organization. 72 more words


The West African Ebola Outbreak: Causes and Implications

The current outbreak in West Africa is estimated to have consisted of at least 2,400 cases so far, more than every other outbreak since the virus’s discovery combined. 1,000 more words


Over 500,000 Iraqi refugees in need of emergency aid, officials say | Al Bawaba

The refugees living in Iraq’s northern Kurdistan region are still in dire need of emergency help despite humanitarian aid efforts by the UN.

International Organizations in Kurdistan Region’s Dindar Zebari said that the UN aid for Iraqi refugees was far from enough. 131 more words


Lawrence Solomon: The UN’s refugee welfare racket

In UNRWA’s books, a refugee can be just about anyone who wants to be one

In the West, it’s known as welfare fraud. In the Palestinian Territories, it’s called refugee relief. 907 more words

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