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The Benefits of Increasing the Minimum Wage for People of Color

The Benefits of Increasing the Minimum Wage for People of Color

By 22/04/2014 12:05

A family receives aid at a food pantry at Sacred Heart Community Service in San Jose, California. Silicon Valley is entering its fifth year of unfettered growth, but wages for low- and middle-skilled workers are stagnant and homelessness and racial disparities are on the rise.

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Dollar dying; multi-polar world in offing

Dollar dying; multi-polar world in offing

By Nate Beeler 22/04/2014 11:52

Washington’s decision to go for the military coup in Ukraine was intended to rupture the emerging cooperation between key Eurasian nations that ultimately would have isolated the power of US hegemony and opened the door for a genuine multi-polar world where peaceful cooperation replaced military threats and sole Superpower domination.

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Self-appointed guardians of faith

Self-appointed guardians of faith

By 21/04/2014 16:43

Rejectionists and their hardline interpretations are giving way to a more tolerant Saudi society as the barriers against the exclusion of women are falling slowly.

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The Geneva Respite

The Geneva Respite

By Vboqorad 21/04/2014 16:26

The agreement on Ukraine that Russia, the European Union, U.S. and Ukraine reached in Geneva on Thursday is the first document in which all four parties expressed at least some degree of common interest. It provided a glimmer of hope that the Ukrainian crisis might cool down somewhat. At the same time, however, it does not offer the de-escalation that would stave off the second round of sanctions that Washington is threatening to impose against Moscow.

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