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The Greek Crisis: The people, profits and the social contract

The referendum in Greece on Sunday is not only about a decision on whether to exit or stay within the eurozone by a struggling European country; whether the majority of the Greeks decide to vote in the affirmative or not in Sunday’s referendum, the referendum itself will turn a page in history by laying the foundation for refashioning the democratic social contract between the citizen and his or her government in the 21st century. 1,645 more words

No, Same-Sex Marriage Isn’t The Biggest Issue By A Long Shot

By Andrew Bolt ~

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and the Employment Minister Eric Abetz have accused the media of pushing the same-sex marriage bandwagon. … 249 more words

Public Opinion

An Open Letter to Those Who Still Stand With Walker


Dear Walker Supporters,

I doubt we have much in common.  In fact, I’d bet money on it.  And I wish this were a dia-blog so that this could be a conversation, but given the medium, this will have to serve as a letter to you, to those who still, after every policy this governor has proposed, support him, his policies, and perhaps even see him as a frontrunner for the next Commander-in-Chief.  2,479 more words

Wars of the Future; Lethal Technology versus Life...... Nayyar Niaz Khan

Nayyar N Khan

Is the human race on the threshold of crucial and ominous change when it comes to wars of the future? Yes this very change is knocking at the doors. 1,432 more words

Democracy

Commitments and Betrayals; Trans Himalayan Trade.......Nayyar Niaz Khan

Nayyar N Khan

The hysteria surrounding the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), to be built through Gilgit Baltistan, appeared with the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Pakistan. 1,633 more words

Democracy

Debt, Greece, and Democracy

Joseph Stiglitz recently wrote in the Guardian how the European Union and International Monetary Fund’s treatment of Greece was anti-democratic.  I disagree, because the current ‘Grexit’ crisis is not a bug, but a feature of the political and democratic process of the European Union. 635 more words

Economics

The True History of Libertarianism in America: A Phony Ideology to Promote a Corporate Agenda | Alternet

This is an adapted version of an article that first appeared on NSFWCORP. Published daily online and monthly in print, NSFWCORP is The Future of Journalism (With Jokes).

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Canadian Politics