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Behind the Scenes of Antonio Ledezma’s Arrest in Venezuela

Political clashes in parts of Venezuela escalated this weekend with the arrest of the mayor of Caracas, Antonio Ledezma. Ledezma is accused of being part of a foreign plot to force the current administration from power. The arrest and the authorities’ allegations have provoked a lively debate online, where Internet users have traded words of support and […]

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The Alarming Rise Of Anti-semitism In The UK

During a February edition of the popular British TV programme ‘Question Time’ which sees members of the public pose questions to politicians, something quite remarkable took place. A Jewish contingent in the audience delivered a ferocious attack on panelist George Galloway, relentlessly heckling him for his alleged role in the rise of anti-semitism. Whilst George Galloway […]

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The Significance Of Jon Stewart

Earlier this month, Jon Stewart announced that he was leaving Comedy Central’s The Daily Show after 16 years as host.  For much of that time, The Daily Show set (and continues to) the gold standard for television satire in the United States and beyond.  Jon Stewart has had a material impact on the way that […]

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Regional Developments In The Battle For Syria

In an unfolding tragic tale of twists and turns, the Syrian conflict has transmuted from that of a solidarity show of support for the Arab Spring in 2011 to that of a continuous conflagrative self-destruction perpetrated by a cesspool of several armed opposition factions majorly under the umbrella of the Free Syrian Army (FSA), several […]

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Black Dolls ‘Queens Of Africa’ Outsells Barbie

Until now, most little girls have grown up playing with the infamous Barbie – the white, blonde, blue-eyed beauty, whose body was so perfect that it should have appeared to us as almost creepy. Instead, Barbie was idolised by little girls as the perfect woman worth aspiring to be. Since then the world has transformed, […]


 
 
 

 
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Behind the Scenes of Antonio Ledezma’s Arrest in Venezuela

Political clashes in parts of Venezuela escalated this weekend with the arrest of the mayor of Caracas, Antonio Ledezma. Ledezma is accused of being part of a foreign plot to force the current administration from power. The a...
by Laura Vidal
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The Alarming Rise Of Anti-semitism In The UK

During a February edition of the popular British TV programme ‘Question Time’ which sees members of the public pose questions to politicians, something quite remarkable took place. A Jewish contingent in the audience deliv...
by Vedantha Kumar
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The Significance Of Jon Stewart

Earlier this month, Jon Stewart announced that he was leaving Comedy Central’s The Daily Show after 16 years as host.  For much of that time, The Daily Show set (and continues to) the gold standard for television satire in t...
by Richard Scott-Jones
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Regional Developments In The Battle For Syria

In an unfolding tragic tale of twists and turns, the Syrian conflict has transmuted from that of a solidarity show of support for the Arab Spring in 2011 to that of a continuous conflagrative self-destruction perpetrated by a c...
by Samson Faboye
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Black Dolls ‘Queens Of Africa’ Outsells Barbie

Until now, most little girls have grown up playing with the infamous Barbie – the white, blonde, blue-eyed beauty, whose body was so perfect that it should have appeared to us as almost creepy. Instead, Barbie was idolised by...
by Priyanka Mogul
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Mexico’s Growing Human Trafficking Scene

In one Mexican farm alone, Bioparques de Occidente in Jalisco (BO), more than 250 workers were rescued from slavery circumstances.
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