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Netflix’s Making a Murderer: Guilty until Proven Innocent

A True Crime Documentary Series We all love a good courtroom drama. TV justice is always the best kind of justice and, almost always, bad guys are punished and good guys exonerated. That equation changes, however, when TV and real life intersect.Making a Murderer, a new Netflix true crime documentary …

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NBA Africa Game, Team Africa v Team World

On August 1st, 2015, the Ellis Park Arena (Johannesburg) will host the first ever NBA Africa Game between Team Africa and Team World. NBA Africa Game, Team Africa Team Africa will be captained by Heat’s SF Luol Deng, who was born in South Sudan. He will be supported by Al-Farouq Aminu …

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EuropeFront PagePolitics

Greece Debt Crisis: Where did the money go?

Only 10% of money sent by Europe went to the Greek population. And the rest? Greece debt crisis: Where did the money go? The biggest part of this money went to private creditors and to save the banks. Between 2010 and 2012, the rescue fund of 24 billion euros was used only in …

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The Military Balance 2015: The Weapons of Today, the Wars of Tomorrow

The Military Balance, provided by the IISS (International Institute for Strategic Studies), is considered an authoritative assessment of global military capabilities and defence economics. The recently released 2015 edition offers a deep insight on complex geopolitical changes that have lately affected international relationships.  The most important fact underlined by the …

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EconomicsEuropeFront Page

American SMEs:Too Strong for Europe?

American and European differences in SMEs that should alter our approach to TTIP Domestic markets have a substantial impact on how nations approach international trade. Some countries, like Germany or Japan, cannot rely on internal demand to fire growth. China on the other hand has taken advantage of external interest in …

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Education
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Education USA: Keep Calm and Let Me Study

President Obama recently announced that he will call Congress to pass a legislation to make the first two years of education in Community College free for everyone who meets some academic credentials. Before analyzing the details of Obama’s proposal, it is important to explain what Community Colleges are. In the …

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EconomicsFront PagePoliticsWorld

Raising wages: how much?

The public debate around labour market institutions in the US is currently focused on the minimum wage. President Barack Obama has repeatedly proposed a raise in the minimum wage (now at $7.25/hour) at federal level from the beginning of his second term, but no wide consensus has been reached upon …

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Trade
EconomicsEuropeFront Page

USA & EU Free Trade Agreement

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP for short) is a free trade agreement proposal that is currently being negotiated between the European Union and the United States. While there are few actual restrictions currently hampering trade between the two entities, proponents of the agreement claim that further loosening of …

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