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Dear Maagdenhuis, can we please get our shit together?

Donya Alinejad, a member of the Dutch group Internationale Socialisten, reflects on the occupation at the University of Amsterdam. She argues that if the movement is to win, it must not just formulate answers, but also struggle for the power to implement them. 2,653 more words

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Binay’s pathetic metaphor of himself with Singapore’s legend

Pathetic is about one’s pitiful behavior, but then it can also mean a desperate and despicable demeanor.

It is very unfortunate, therefore, that Vice President Jejomar Binay made a barefaced comparison about how similar he was with the late venerable Singapore legend, Lee Kuan Yew, during his reign as Makati mayor, because it has only shown more than ever the utter disparity between the two of them. 286 more words

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Saudi Arabia and Iran Compete in Yemen - analysis

Saudi Arabia and Iran Compete in Yemen

Analysis   March 25, 2015 - Stratfor

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While the al-Houthi movement struggles to manage multiple regional challenges to its north, its rise to power in Yemen is a setback for Saudi Arabia on its southern flank. 263 more words

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Media Watch: Crime & More

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World leaders will gather in Singapore to pay respect country’s founding father and first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew.His body is lying in state at parliament house from March 25 to March 28 for the public to pay respect.A state funeral service will be held at 2 PM on Sunday ( March 29) at the University Cultural center,National University of Singapore.VOA Correspondent Steve Herman reports from their Southeast Asia bureau in Bangkok. 13 more words

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