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issuemedia
April 16 | 7:56AM
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Global media thumbs down to Modi as PM (By: Marolas)
NEW DELHI: The international media has been largely unsparing http://hqq7.blogspot.com/2014/04/b.ning.com.html towards BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi. The most recent http://amm6.blogspot.com/2014/04/e.ning.com.html issue of The Economist had the PM hopeful on the cover, with a http://tqq5.blogspot.com/2014/04/b.ning.com.html... (read more)
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issuerights
April 16 | 7:54AM
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Human rights don't stop at the border (By: Marolas)
The United States recently had the chance to reverse its ill-considered position that human rights obligations stop at its border. http://kii8.blogspot.com/2014/04/b.ning.com.html Regrettably, it failed to do so at a meeting last month before the UN Human Rights Committee in Geneva, despite strong support for a more... (read more)
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issuehealth
April 16 | 7:53AM
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Census survey revisions mask health law effects (By: Marolas)
WASHINGTON The Census Bureau, the authoritative source of health insurance data for more than three decades, is changing its annual survey http://amm6.blogspot.com/2014/04/d.ning.com.html so thoroughly that it will be difficult to measure the effects of President Obamas health care law in the next report, due this fall, Census... (read more)
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issueglobal
April 16 | 7:51AM
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Beijing and Berlin winners of globalization (By: Marolas)
Germany's leadership role within Europe has grown since 2008, when its robust economy weathered the economic crisis while others faltered. Today, the EU faces the Ukrainian http://tqq5.blogspot.com/2014/04/c.ning.com.html crisis on its borders. Does this reflect the EU's declining strength, as some observers have claimed? And what are... (read more)
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issueeducation
April 16 | 7:49AM
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Stand Up and Be Counted (By: Marolas)
The Maryland Higher Education Commission is cracking down on instetutions that provide distance education to students in the state. But the commission has a problem: It doesnt know who those distance education providers http://zqq2.blogspot.com/2014/04/d.ning.com.html are. The commission last month fired off letters addressed to... (read more)
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TIGblog2014
April 15 | 4:19PM
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Visiting TIG for a week (By: kathli)
Having the opportunity to spend a week in the TIG office has been an experience that will not be forgotten anytime soon. Since I first got involved with TIG a year ago (March 15-16, 2013), I have been looking forward to and excited about visiting the TIG office to meet everyone. Visiting Toronto to be in office for a week has been absolutely... (read more)
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issuemedia
April 10 | 3:49AM
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Media ‘war’ drove Bob Carr to Kevin Rudd (By: Marolas)
THE ALPs disastrous and stupid media regulations were the catalyst for foreign minister Bob Carr to abandon support for Julia Gillard and back Kevin Rudds bed to reclaim the prime ministership. The media package, and how it was adopted, has destroyed any confidence I could have in http://g54j.blogspot.com/2014/04/d.ning.com.html her... (read more)
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issuerights
April 10 | 3:46AM
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The Central African Republic’s human rights crisis (By: Marolas)
Background The Seleka militia (meaning alliance in Sango, the national language) was responsible for widespread and systematic human rights abuses in the Central African Republic (CAR) over the course of 2013. After a murderous rampage that started in the north-east, the Seleka spread out across the country, seizing the capital... (read more)
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issuehealth
April 10 | 3:45AM
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NY health commissioner steps down for Calif. job (By: Marolas)
ALBANY, N.Y. New York Health Commissioner Dr. Nirav Shah will http://k5o2.blogspot.com/2014/04/d.ning.com.html step down in June to take an executive position with Kaiser Foundation http://q95j.blogspot.com/2014/04/b.ning.com.html Health Plan in California, the health department said Wednesday.... (read more)
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issueeducation
April 10 | 3:41AM
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OECD: Welsh government lacks education 'long-term vision' (By: Marolas)
A major review of the schools system in Wales says the Welsh government lacks a long-term vision for education and does not do enough to support teachers. The Welsh government asked the worldwide Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to conduct the review http://g54j.blogspot.com/2014/04/c.ning.com.html in 2012.... (read more)
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