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Europe's Jews aren't just living in fear of another Toulouse-style attack. They're worried about politicians who want to turn them into pantomimes of the Middle East conflict.
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Nothing to do with the article above, but I just read your new piece on retributive justice and felt compelled to recommend this quick read. It's the strongest criticism of retribution I've ever read. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1451683405?ie=UTF8&tag=wwwsamharri02-20&linkCode=xm2&camp=1789&creativeASIN=1451683405
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The Washington presidential race we're really interested in -- I handicap the rock 'em sock 'em battle for Bretton Woods supremacy at the World Bank
Herewith, a look at the reputed contenders – and their chances – vying for the title of President of the World Bank
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James Dyson makes cultish vacuums and hand dryers that actually dry your hands. But can he make the West into a manufacturing heartland again? And do we want the post-Fordist economy that would entail?
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Leaders can win power by doling out free money and keeping their people out of absolute poverty. But once that's accomplished, as Putin has learned, the next card's very hard to play.
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Big, interesting articles about Arrival City in Germany's Der Spiegel and Belgium's Knack - - I've posted the PDFs so you can see how Europeans are arguing about immigrant neighbourhoods.
My book Arrival City was the subject of a generous double-page spread in Der Spiegel, Germany's leading newsweekly. The article's title, Ein Paradies aus Beton, means “A paradise in cement.” T...
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Want a quiet vacation someplace far away from the tourist trail? Try London, right now. It's emptier than it ever has been, thanks to the Olympics - - really.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/londons-tourism-sector-not-getting-gold/article4451677/
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Loaning money to very poor people at very high interest rates for profit: Are you ending poverty or are you Money Mart? You can be either, but don't write off high-risk lending to the poorest.
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Why French Children Don't Throw Food -- Unless They're Throwing It At a Gendarme And Their Dad Is the Law-And-Order Head Of State. It's a longer title, but more accurate.
The unruly actions of the president’s son makes the Sarkozy household look undisciplined and disorderly – exactly the message he doesn’t want to be sending voters
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The desire to "do something" behind the #stopkony and #kony2012 memes sounds admirable. Until you examine the something we're actually proposing to do.
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Today in London we'll learn just how similar Somalia is to Afghanistan - - both in its constellation of problems, and in its mutually contradictory slate of solutions.
As ministers from 55 countries gather in London for a summit on the troubled Horn of Africa country, they will be mindful of the mistakes made in another failed state
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While three countries enter election mode, the world's progress is put on hold. We saw that dramatically this weekend in the UNSC's Syria vote.
London. In a perfectly reasonable world, the entire economic future of Greece and Italy would not depend on provincial election outcomes in the northern German state of Schleswig-Holstein. Nor would t...
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