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Soldier arrested for allegedly leaking ‘Collateral Murder’ helicopter video to WikiLeaks

This must be all that “freedom” I have heard about from America. Monday, June 7th 2010, 9:56 AM Do you think someone who leaks classified documents should be considered a ‘national hero’? A soldier allegedly responsible for leaking classified video … Continue reading

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China cancels 80% of Iraq debt

BAGHDAD (AFP) – China has agreed to cancel 80 percent of the 8.5-billion-dollar debt it is owed by Iraq, the finance ministry in Baghdad said in an official statement on Tuesday. It said a bilateral agreement was signed in Beijing, … Continue reading

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CANADIAN RACISM

In March 1996, Max Yalden, former Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Human Rights Commission, in giving the Commissions’ annual report to Parliament described the position of Canada’s Natives: “our most serious human rights problem…they continue to be treated with paternalism, … Continue reading

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Korean war retold

Sept. 27, 1950 – The British intelligence learns of a Chinese military council decision to intervene in Korea. US ignores this information. Simultaneously Chou announces publicly that “China will send troops across the frontier to participate in defense o f … Continue reading

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Yuan has little to learn from the yeN

Like Japan in the early-to-mid 1980s, China is also a roaring economy with a continuous large trade surplus and foreign exchange reserves, a buoyant property sector and a currency under increasing pressure from the US. Back then, when the US … Continue reading

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How to crash a country

Stigler may well be right, however, that Smith “certainly convinced all subsequent economists.” If so, that is a comment on the dangers of illegitimate idealization that isolates some inquiry from factors that crucially affect its subject matter, a problem familiar … Continue reading

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Revaluation of Japanese Yen, a historical lesson to draw: analysis”

Under U.S. pressure, the Japanese government revalued the Japanese Yen 200% from end of 1985 through early 1988 to address the trade deficit U.S. had with Japan. Did it make any difference for the U.S.? What happened to the Japanese … Continue reading

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