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Horse racing in Japan

You might think that horse racing is only popular in the UK or the US so it might surprise you to know that in Japan there are over 21,000 horse races held each year. Started properly in 1862 by a group of British residents on some marsh land just outside …

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Julian Assange’s case: the full story

Julian Assange case full story

Julian Assange has been vindicated because the Swedish case against him was corrupt. The prosecutor, Marianne Ny, obstructed justice and should be prosecuted. Her obsession with Assange not only embarrassed her colleagues and the judiciary but exposed the Swedish state’s collusion with the United States in its crimes of war …

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World’s top spy agencies hold secret Five Eyes meeting in New Zealand

New Zealand Five Eyes Queenstown spy agencies

Chiefs of the world’s top spy agencies are expected to gather in New Zealand for a secret meeting over the 22-23 April weekend. According to reports, 15 international intelligence agencies that comprise the Five Eyes spy network will attend the government hosted conference. The Five Eyes is an international intelligence alliance …

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Steve Keen: “Can we avoid another financial crisis?”

Steve Keen Can we avoid another financial crisis

Economic theory is like a layer cake: Explanations within one layer make sense, but once you move to another layer, they no longer apply. Economist Steve Keen‘s new book “Can We Avoid Another Financial Crisis?” is an illustrative example. The good news is that Keen accurately describes the current economic …

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Pope Francis reduces sentences for pedophile priests

Pope Francis pedophile priests

Pope Francis’ unshakeable belief in the power of mercy has been called into question after a previously-convicted pedophile priest struck again, around two years after the Pontiff reduced sanctions against child-abusing clergy, according to a report by AP. The case of Rev. Mauro Inzoli, an Italian priest who received church …

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The 5 Most Common Surnames in the USA

Common surnames

A surname is considered a part of a person’s full legal name at birth. This name can be passed from both parents, or just one parent. The format for surnames is usually based on the customs of the region where they originate. However, the format can and usually changes over …

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‘If trade stops, war starts,’ warns Alibaba founder Jack Ma

Alibaba Jack Ma trade war

Retreat from globalization will only result in trouble, warned China’s second richest man Jack Ma during a visit to Australia. “Everybody is concerned about trade wars. If trade stops, war starts,” he said in Melbourne, where the e-commerce giant Alibaba opened its Australia and New Zealand headquarters. “But worry doesn’t …

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Trump signs executive order to withdraw US from TPP

Trump signs executive order withdraw TPP

With a stroke of a pen, President Donald Trump has unravelled the Trans-Pacific Partnership, withdrawing the US from the controversial free-trade pact. Without Washington’s participation, the TPP would have to be renegotiated or scrapped altogether. The largest global trade agreement in 20 years, the TPP would have included the United …

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Rothschild family is worth more than the top 8 billionaires in the world

Rothschild family top 8 billionaires Lord Jacob Rothschild

A recent report by Oxfam International highlights the dramatic rise in income equality by noting that the combined wealth of the world’s top 8 individual billionaires is more than the lower half of the world’s population, some 3.6 billion people. The intention of the report was to bring awareness to the unfairness …

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