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6 Castles That Cost Less Than An Apartment In NYC
World  (tags: NYC, castles, apartments, real estate, economy, money, ethics, world, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 308 days ago - buzzfeed.com
If you live in NYC, this link will ruin your day. If you don't live in NYC, you will think all the people who live in NYC are slightly crazy.
India's Coal Cycle Wallahs: 'People Have No Alternative But to Steal From Mines'
World  (tags: povety, India, world, economy, news, society, politics )

Cal
- 324 days ago - theguardian.com
Shorn of their livelihoods by industrial activity, India's rural poor have taken to gathering and transporting coal illegally
Woman President Shows Malawi the Way
World  (tags: africa, government, malawi, female president, Joyce Banda, women, women's empowerment, economy, humanrights )

Naoko
- 357 days ago - ipsnews.net
Since taking office she has implemented of a number of austerity measures, which included selling the country's presidential jet for 15 million dollars and taking a 30 percent cut in her salary.
Obama's Top Trade Official Nominee: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
World  (tags: ethics, economy, corporate, americans, abuse, business, consumers, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, finance, government, money, lies, politics, society, world, usa, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', conflict, freedoms, world, society )

JL
- 408 days ago - citizen.typepad.com
We've been a tad skeptical of Obama's pick of Froman, given his Wall Street roots and his role in crafting the much-maligned North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the deficit-plagued Korea FTA.
On Cairo Streets, Generators' Hum Sends Loud Message About Morsi's Failings
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, Egypt, Morsi, violence, society, news, interesting, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', death, humanrights, freedoms, economy, conflict, ethics )

Cal
- 410 days ago - csmonitor.com
Egyptians are furious with President Morsi, who they blame for widespread electricity cuts that are further disrupting businesses, shops, and restaurants at a time of economic hardship.
Foreign Corporations Launched Record Number of Investor-State Attacks on Public Policies in 2012
World  (tags: abuse, business, corporate, dishonesty, economy, ethics, society, money, law, usa, world, politics, UnitedNations, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms )

JL
- 468 days ago - citizen.typepad.com
A report released yesterday by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) reveals that foreign corporations are taking governments to court under the notorious investor-state system at an alarming and increasing rate
Why Food Riots Are Likely to Become the New Normal
World  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, energy, environment, globalwarming, habitat, habitatdestruction, greenhousegases, nature, politics, protection, Sustainabililty, government, water, weather, world, science, food, ethics, economy, 'HUMA )

JL
- 507 days ago - guardian.co.uk
The link between intensifying inequality, debt, climate change, fossil fuel dependency and the global food crisis is undeniable
Europe Frets Over Italy: 'Two Clowns Won the Election'
World  (tags: Italy, elections, Berlusconi, economy, EU, Euro, crisis )

Angelika
- 515 days ago - spiegel.de
Global investors have made it clear that the Italian election result is not to their liking, with Moody's even threatening a rating downgrade. European politicians are also unimpressed and fear the euro crisis may soon return. Undiplomatic comments made
EGYPT: Democracy Tastes Bitter as Poverty Bites
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, Egypt, Morsi, violence, society, news, interesting, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', death, humanrights, freedoms, economy, conflict, ethics )

Cal
- 519 days ago - ipsnews.net
In the two years since the uprising, Egypt's battered economy has taken hit after hit. Political turmoil and labour unrest have shuttered factories, forced layoffs, and scared away tourists and investors
Indian Investors Are Forcing Ethiopians Off Their Land
World  (tags: world, politics, development, economy, class warfare, environment, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', ethics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, politics, world )

Cal
- 536 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Thousands of Ethiopians are being relocated or have already fled as their land is sold off to foreign investors without their consent
For Congolese Women, A Trade Is The Path To Independence
World  (tags: world, politics, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', owmen's rights, economy, jobs, skills, news, interesting )

Cal
- 557 days ago - worldcrunch.com
Thanks to their jobs, these women are on the road to self-sufficiency. They can cover basic expenses such as rent, school fees, healthcare, food ... without any help from anyone else.
Evictions Become Focus of Spanish Crisis
World  (tags: europe, society, economy, foreclosures, politics, world, news )

Cal
- 573 days ago - spiegel.de
After a record number in 2012, evictions in Spain have become the symbol of a crisis that shows no signs of improving. Next year isn't likely to be any better, but with more attention now being paid to those losing their homes, relief in the form of legal
Forests, Farming, and Sprawl: The Struggle Over Land in An Amazonian Metropolis
World  (tags: world, politics, development, economy, class warfare, environment, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', ethics, government )

Cal
- 600 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Subsistence farmers often lose land to wealthy urbanites who are buying it up at skyrocketing prices for weekend homes, even though its been officially designated as agricultural land. Meanwhile the mining industry, the dominate players in Parauapebas, o
When Right-Wing Blather Killed
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', blog, conflict, economy, ethics, freedoms, government, Ireland, politics, society )

Kit
- 608 days ago - alternet.org
Irish Catholics peddling nonsense about "dependency on government" need to read a new history of the Great Famine

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