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Syriza and the Greek response to austerity

Increasingly, it is clear that globalisation has globalised wealth in the hands of a number of elites – from oligarchs in Russia, bankers in the UK and land speculators in Bombay. 312 more words

Politics

Farmers unearth incredible 50-foot 'dragon' dinosaur

HONG KONG — Paleontologists have discovered a 50-foot “dragon” dinosaur species in China that may have roamed the earth 160 million years ago during the Late Jurassic period. 345 more words

Offbeat

SERENA... THAT IS ALL!!

I mean honestly what more is there to say about the awesomeness that is Serena Williams?!

Last night, Sport’s Illustrated’s Female Athlete of the Decade, took home her 19th Grand Slam Title after defeating Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova at the 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park in Australia. 102 more words

Sports

Japan: 'We will never, never forgive' what ISIS did to journalist Kenji Goto

He ventured to Syria to tell the stories of lives torn apart by war.

But in doing so, Japanese journalist Kenji Goto suffered his own gruesome fate — apparently becoming the latest foreigner to be decapitated by ISIS. 903 more words

News

Egypt Releases Journalist Peter Greste

By Darren Smith, Weekend Contributor

We previously wrote HERE and HERE of the arrest, conviction, and sentencing to seven years Al Jazeera reporter Peter Greste for the dubious accusation of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood through their coverage of the “civil war” in Egypt. 330 more words

Society

ADVERTISERS PULL OUT SUPER BOWL ADS!

GLENDALE, Arizona (The Adobo Chronicles) – Super Bowl XLIX between the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks kicks off at 3:30 pm Pacific today, minus all the commercials. 175 more words

International

Charter Cities Ruled By Multinational Corporations?

Charter cities are not new. But a charter city governed by a multinational corporation makes me intuitively nervous. In any case, it is happening in Honduras, where there is much controversy over the issue. 308 more words

Government