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on September 8, 2015 in World News

Greek Island Turns Into War Zone as Syrian and Afghan Migrants Clash

Greek Island Turns Into War Zone as Syrian and Afghan Migrants Clash by Donna Rachel Edmunds The Greek island of Lesbos has been turned into a war zone by rioting migrants, leaving the island’s 85,000 residents in despair. Around 25,000 migrants are currently camped out on the island with hundreds more arriving daily, leading to frequent violent clashes and rioting despite their claim to be fleeing violence. Located just 6 miles from the Turkish shore, the migrants come over in inflatable boats which they cut up on arrival to prevent being turned back, expecting to be able to quickly travel… View Article

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on September 8, 2015 in World News

Muslim Refugees Chant “Allahu Akbar,” “F**k You,” Attack Citizens, Throw Feces

Muslim Refugees Chant “Allahu Akbar,” “F**k You,” Attack Citizens, Throw Feces The footage that TV networks don’t broadcast by Paul Joseph Watson Muslim “refugees” in Budapest chanted “Allahu Akbar” and “f**k you” while others in Italy attacked an old lady and threw feces at bystanders as Germany announced that it would be prepared to take 500,000 asylum seekers every year. Although mainstream media coverage of the migrant crisis has focused on happy families and children, footage not broadcast by TV networks shows a different side to some of those crossing into Europe. A video shot just outside Budapest’s Keleti railway… View Article

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on September 7, 2015 in World News

Canada’s Left Pressures Conservatives to Take In More Migrants

Canada’s Left Pressures Conservatives to Take In More Migrants by Robert Kraychik Following the viral spread of images depicting the bodies of drowned Syrians on a Turkish beach–including a three-year-old boy named Alan Kurdi–the Canadian left has sprung to attention to decry what they describe as the Conservative government’s inaction towards assisting migrants and war refugees. The image of the boy’s body has provided political fodder for those who wish to frame Canada’s Conservative government as unsympathetic and unresponsive to the plight of refugees the world over. Socialist opposition leader Thomas Mulcair said, “We’ve got to start doing our fair… View Article

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on September 7, 2015 in World News

Elections Could Bring a Change in Canada’s Ukraine Policy

Elections Could Bring a Change in Canada’s Ukraine Policy A win for the New Democratic Party, which currently leads in the polls, could result in a more cautious, less bellicose policy by Josh Vanhee Canada has federal elections scheduled mid October, and in spite of Prime Minister Harper’s attempt to use his party’s deep funding coffers to draw out the electoral campaign and drown it in conservative money, the wind seems to be at the back of the NDP’s Thomas Mulcair. Within Canadian politics, the NDP leans socialist and advocates for the lower and middle classes, while the Liberals straddle… View Article

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on September 7, 2015 in World News

Russia and the West Have Swapped Spiritual and Cultural Roles

Russia and the West Have Swapped Spiritual and Cultural Roles “Russians are returning to Christianity in a modern and contemporary context” “They are familiar with the bitter fruit of atheism and have no appetite for the bleak and barren wasteland it produced” “in Russia, Christianity is associated with being modern and progressive” “the young, the hip, the wise and the wealthy, express their Christianity as a completely natural and straightforward thing” “Today, the spirit of communism shows itself in western worship of human rights, freedom of speech and the elite’s utopian notions of so-called open societies. We are headed for… View Article

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on September 7, 2015 in World News

How many Syrian refugees have the Arab world’s six wealthiest nations resettled? Close to zero

How many Syrian refugees have the Arab world’s six wealthiest nations resettled? Close to zero by Ishaan Tharoor, Washington Post The world has been transfixed in recent weeks by the unfolding refugee crisis in Europe, an influx of migrants unprecedented since World War II. Their plight was chillingly highlighted in the image of a drowned Syrian toddler, his lifeless body lying alone on a Turkish beach. A fair amount of attention has fallen on the failure of many Western governments to adequately address the burden on Syria’s neighboring countries, which are struggling to host the brunt of the roughly 4… View Article

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on September 7, 2015 in World News

Russian officials propose bill to grant every citizen one hectare of farm and forest land to use for self-sufficiency

Russian officials propose bill to grant every citizen one hectare of farm and forest land to use for self-sufficiency by: Jonathan Benson The Pacific Rim of Russia could soon see a mass migration of young people if a government scheme to repopulate this largely uninhabited area is successful. In an effort to promote self-reliance and good land stewardship, the Russian government is planning to grant every Russian citizen who wants it one hectare of land for free as long as these landholders use their land for farming, self-sufficiency, and/or other legal uses. Russia’s vast Far East territory is currently home… View Article

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on September 7, 2015 in World News

After Canadian Court Ruling, Has Law ‘Finally Caught Up With Chevron’?

After Canadian Court Ruling, Has Law ‘Finally Caught Up With Chevron’? Decision is ‘the beginning of the end of Chevron’s abusive and obstructionist litigation strategy,’ says Ecuadorian activist by Deirdre Fulton, staff writer  In a unanimous ruling hailed as “a major victory for human rights and corporate accountability,” the Canadian Supreme Court declared on Friday that a group of Ecuadorian villagers can pursue a multi-billion pollution lawsuit against oil giant Chevron in the province of Ontario. “The law has finally caught up with Chevron,” the nonprofit Amazon Watch said in a press statement. As a result of the ruling, the… View Article

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on September 7, 2015 in World News

Detroit Carjacker Tells Black Bystander, ‘You Good, I only Rob White People’

Detroit Carjacker Tells Black Bystander, ‘You Good, I only Rob White People’ by Warner Todd Huston After beating a white victim and trying to steal his car, an armed African American car thief in Detroit reportedly told a black bystander that he didn’t have anything to worry about because, the thief proclaimed, he “only robs white people.” Detroit Police and federal authorities are charging Brandon Lamar Williams, 24, with a series of crimes including armed robbery for attacking two white men in a Ford Fusion last Tuesday. Police say that with a gun in each hand Williams accosted the men,… View Article

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on September 7, 2015 in World News

Hillary Clinton Campaign in Free Fall

Hillary Clinton Campaign in Free Fall by Mike Flynn Hillary Clinton’s primary campaign is crashing faster than even her toughest critics hoped. Two state polls from NBC/Marist, released Sunday, show Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT is now ahead of Hillary by 11 points in New Hampshire, the first primary state. In Iowa, Hillary is still ahead of Sanders, but she only earns 38 percent of the vote among Hawkeye Democrats. Moreover, Clinton hasn’t faced aggressive opposition from Sanders. He has made it a point of pride not to criticize Clinton on the campaign trail. He hasn’t run any negative advertising against… View Article

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