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Having Solved Mexico's Most Pressing Issues, Peña Nieto Moves on to Protect Marine Wildlife

Mexico might be on the brink of social unrest and political disaster — and it’s clear we will never know what happened to the 43 of Ayotzinapa… 134 more words

Latin America

Leonardo DiCaprio is stepping in to save a porpoise driven almost to extinction by bureaucracy

For two decades, the vaquita, the world’s smallest porpoise, has been on the verge of disappearing from Mexico’s Sea of Cortez, its only habitat.

The Mexican government has attempted to protect the animal, but its policies have utterly failed due to incompetence: the vaquita’s numbers have continued to dwindle in recent years, and are now… 500 more words

Mezcal Prose/5 Facts About Mexico

AGAVE

When I planned this article, I wanted to incorporate a mezcal-fueled rambling. I have two reasons for this. Firstly, I am incredibly and romantically inclined to mezcal. 744 more words

Travel

DEMOCRATS AND THE NEW YORK TIMES SHOCKED TO LEARN THAT LEGAL IMMIGRANTS OPPOSE ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION

Balladeer’s Blog has often covered former Democrats like myself who left the Democrat Party because of how out of touch they are with the real world. 480 more words

LIBERALS AND CONSERVATIVES

Equal Pay Billionaires

Forbes Brazil came out with a campaign to address pay inequality between men and women and it is brilliant. They used Photoshop to put the faces of three famous billionaires on women’s bodies, did the calculations to see what their net worth would be were they a women, and the placed them back into the list of top billionaires with their new net worth. 89 more words

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Ogilvy and Forbes Brazil customise the billionaire's list to raise an important point

Ogilvy Brazil’s latest work for Forbes Brazil shows how different its billionaire’s list would have looked if the top earners were women.

The pictures of Mark Zuckerberg, Carlos Slim and Bill Gates have been photoshopped to make them look like ladies. 180 more words

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The Richest People On The Planet 2017. -Forbes

It was a record year for the richest people on earth, as the number of billionaires jumped 13% to 2,043 from 1,810 last year, the first time ever that Forbes has pinned down more than 2,000 ten-figure-fortunes. 625 more words

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