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Reassessing Mahathir

September 28, 2016

COMMENT: We Malaysians must be a bunch of sentimental fools and free riders. It speaks volumes of who we are that we have to depend on a 92-year old politician to bring about change. 743 more words


Day 588: 27-Sep-16

Steps taken by AAP government in Delhi on 27-Sep-16:

  1. The Delhi government will provide Rs. 1 crore to the family of a school teacher stabbed to death by two of his students. 
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Daily Post

Information as a power broker in Mexico’s indigenous communities

“The right to information gives us freedom”

“Information is power for women”

“We’ve always been told we don’t have a voice, but that’s not true. 962 more words

Human Rights

The Wells Fargo Fraud and Connection

The following video features Senator Elizabeth Warren – who sits on the US Senate Banking Committee – questioning Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf. The BU household believes that it should be made mandatory viewing for our politicians, leaders at large, regulators et al. 272 more words


The resignation of Lord O'Neill reflects a lack of direction at the Centre of Government

Lord Jim O’Neill isn’t a household name: not unless your household have a unhealthy obsession with currency markets, but his resignation is as revealing as anything that has happened in the tenure of Theresa May so far. 484 more words


Allardyce- a fan's eye's view.

“Money corrupts and wads corrupt absolutely” – anonymous football fan – last night.

I heard about Sam Allardyce’s departure from the England Manager’s job while watching Cambridge United beat Yeovil Town in a Tuesday night league 2 fixture at the Abbey.

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Social Policies for a Changing Population in Southern Africa

Demography affects our daily lives. Consciously or not, we take into account the demographic context when making choices on employment, savings, health, and education. This report studies how demographic change is likely to affect demand for social services in Southern Africa and how today’s policies can be shaped to reap potential benefits from demographic dynamics and address the population’s evolving needs. 81 more words