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Venezuela: 11 drugstores raided in anti-hoarding operation

Video of a federal sting operation in Venezuela against some rather unusual, yet typical contraband dealers in the region. They’re not dealing in cocaine, marijuana, or other illegal drugs, but rather in basic necessities sold in pharmacies. They’re mafias of … Continue reading

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Ecuador: Panama Papers also reveal right-wing media bias

Gee, what were the odds? It’s not just Venezuela where the “investigative journalists” are only investigating persons with ties to a progressive, socialist government. The same is also happening in Ecuador, and the bias hasn’t escaped the bright green eyes … Continue reading

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Dear NYPost: Words mean things. Learn them.

Source: Merriam-Webster.com If you ever wondered why the US public has so much trouble discerning what’s what during an election year, perhaps a clue might lie with their media. In particular, this throwaway piece from the New York Post: Americans, … Continue reading

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Quotable: Sir David Attenborough on the folly of economics

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Whoa Canada!

A tale of environmental horror and police-state paranoia, set right here in the Great North. Pull up some frozen lasagna and watch this, folks. (Courtesy Shit Harper Did.)

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Majority of Germans oppose prostitution

FEMEN protesting Amnesty International (photo: EMMA). The feminist “sextremists” may not be so extreme after all; in Germany, it turns out, they speak for more people than one might think. A clear majority of Germans opposes pimping, and an additional … Continue reading

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Leading German mega-pimp plans his exit

I’ve often heard it said that of every ten women or girls in prostitution, eight or nine want out. Apparently, they’re not the only ones. Sometimes, mirabile dictu, a pimp also wants out of the game. Of course, in the … Continue reading

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Cops Behaving Badly: A foretaste of C-51?

Via Canadaland, a little whiff of what the cops have already got cooking for us lowly, democracy-loving peons: What an interesting* statement from the Mountie! “Attacking the Canadian economy”, just by PROTESTING the Harper government’s piss-poor handling of it? Shades … Continue reading

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Cristina’s pet gloat

Hey! Remember how Argentina defaulted on its debt in 2001? And how it kicked out the IMF a short time later? Well, looks like that was a smart decision. And the significance of yet another IMFer being in deep shit … Continue reading

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In Germany, fear is prostitution’s constant companion

Remember how, back in 2002, progressives from all over the world heralded Germany’s suddenly liberalized prostitution laws? Finally, they said — the “oldest profession” would become a job just like any other! Unionization! Freedom of sexual expression! Workers’ rights for … Continue reading

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