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What Now?

BBC Radio 4 Today programme allowed John Humphries to blatantly play the immigration card when interviewing Mark Carney BoE Governor about the poor productivity figures. Mark Carney refuted it with some figures but the damage was done, a UKIP message had been transmitted. 84 more words

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2001 Anthrax Scare: Vigilante Bioterrorist or Inside Job?

Real People

On Sunday October 28, 2001, Dave Cruz, a superintendent in a Bronx Apartment Complex was greeted by a worried tenant who asked him to quickly come to Kathy Nguyen’s apartment. 7,252 more words

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Case Study: The Russian Ruble Crisis of 1998

1991 marks the breakup of the former Soviet Union and be beginning of new financial difficulties for Russia. Throughout the 1990s, Russian government spending exceeded their tax revenues, resulting in an increasing federal deficit. 571 more words

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Insurrection Through the Eyes of Trotsky and Maccabeus

Background

The October Revolution of 1917 witnessed the politically violent overthrow of Czarist Russian government (Corney 2004). There were many key events, but among them were several abuses of power, including political use of force by the state to suppress basic human rights. 1,059 more words

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GE15 Election Myths and Misinformation

The main political parties are all in the business of frightening voters about the dire consequences in post election Britain which will result from a vote for another party. 418 more words

Food For Thought

Hitting Back (2): Why Recovering Austrians Are Wrong

Two: Government Is the Main Problem

An anti-Austrian economics blog, Recovering Austrians, authored a hit piece that covered ten coarse deconstructive statements that alleged fallacies of Austrian economic thought [1]. 1,528 more words

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Hawks and Doves: The Islamic State of Iran

Reprinted Article from 2008 By: Howard L. Salter

Multiple doves on Middle Eastern affairs have been arguing for a diplomatic solution against the rise of Iran as a regional nuclear power in the Middle East. 10,135 more words

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