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Guess what? American racism isn't about South

Guess what? American racism isn't about South

By Lisa Benson 01/07/2015 10:20

It's a little too easy for people who live outside the South to look smugly at the battles over race, violence, and the rebel flag that are raging in South Carolina and elsewhere below the Mason-Dixon Line and think: "Pull down that flag! It's time they stopped this racism in the South."

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Chris Christie Criticizes Supreme Court’s Chief Justice

Chris Christie Criticizes Supreme Court’s Chief Justice

By Jimmy Margulies 01/07/2015 10:17

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he is “incredibly disappointed” with Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts after his opinion last week on Affordable Care Act subsidies, suggesting the jurist acted inconsistently with his opinion the following day when he opposed legalizing same-sex marriages.

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The Casual, Idiotic Racism of Modern American Conservatism

The Casual, Idiotic Racism of Modern American Conservatism

By Clay Bennett 01/07/2015 10:14

Sometimes racism isn’t about vicious bigotry and hatred towards those with different skin color than your own, let alone a willingness to walk into a church and massacre nine of those others because you think they’re “taking over your country.” Sometimes, racism is manifested in the subtle way a person can dismiss the lived experiences of those racial others as if they were nothing, utterly erasing those experiences, consigning them to the ashbin of history like so much irrelevant refuse.

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Hardliners want Greece out of eurozone

Hardliners want Greece out of eurozone

By Kevin Siers 01/07/2015 10:12

The Syriza Greek government has made significant concessions since March 1 and the extension of this agreement. They’ve been met by refusals all long the way by the troika – that’s the ECB, the IMF and the European Commission – to make any counter-concessions in turn.

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US CEOs earn 300 times as average workers

US CEOs earn 300 times as average workers

By John R. Rose 01/07/2015 10:07

Amid growing concern over income inequality, the most senior corporate officers in the United States made over 300 times as much as the average worker last year, according to a new report released Monday.

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Greece bankruptcy looms amid deadlock

Greece bankruptcy looms amid deadlock

By Migdad Eldikhery 30/06/2015 11:07

PM Alexis Tsipras was meeting with Greece’s lenders Thursday amid an ultimatum given to Athens to come up with a new austerity plan to get bailout or go bankrupt.

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Giving female techies a chance

Giving female techies a chance

By 30/06/2015 10:58

A couple of months ago, I tried to analyze diversity reports on a number of social media platforms. It is admirable that management teams of these companies are still committed to the cause.

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Air planes, pollution and global warming

Air planes, pollution and global warming

By 30/06/2015 10:50

Summer is travel season. Most flights are already fully booked; many airlines have rented additional aircraft to deal with hordes of travellers wanting seats; airports are teeming with passengers. In July and August, more than five million planes will take off — that is more than 80,000 flights each day, more than 30 million this year. Last year, 3.1 billion passengers took flights somewhere on earth.

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