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Birmingham City Council Webcasting

Just watching http://www.birmingham.public-i.tv/core/share/open/webcast/0/0/0/0//webcast/0/0/0 - Ladywood District Committee - 25 July 2014 - Fri, 25th Jul 2014 - 10:00 am - Birmingham City Council Webcasting on Birmingham City Council Webcasting [...] Read more ...

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25 Jul 2014

Ukraine: Unguided Rockets Killing Civilians

(Donetsk) – Unguided Grad rockets launched apparently by Ukrainian government forces and pro-government militias have killed at least 16 civilians and wounded many more in insurgent-controlled areas of Donetsk and its suburbs in at least four attacks between July 12 and 21, 2014, Human Rights Watch said today. Read more ...

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25 Jul 2014

A web of lies

IN 1991, when Soviet Communism collapsed, it seemed as if the Russian people might at last have the chance to become citizens of a normal Western democracy. Vladimir [...] Read more ...

via Economist
25 Jul 2014

Financial Times – 2014 interim statement

The FTâ��s total circulation is at an all time high – up 13 per cent year on year to more than 677,000 across print and online. Digital subscriptions have increased 33 per cent year-on-year to 455,000 and now make up two-thirds of our total paying audience. The FT now has more than 290,000 corporate users.We are seeing sustained mobile growt [...] Read more ...

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25 Jul 2014

Birmingham City Council Webcasting

Just watching http://www.birmingham.public-i.tv/core/share/open/webcast/0/0/0/0//webcast/0/0/0 - Northfield District Committee - 25 July 2014 - Fri, 25th Jul 2014 - 2:00 pm - Birmingham City Council Webcasting on Birmingham City Council Webcasting [...] Read more ...

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25 Jul 2014

Blue Crush

From 2000 to 2008, no one did more to unite the Democratic Party than George W. Bush. But Democrats haven’t fallen apart in the years since Bush exited the political stage. Instead, President Barack Obama has maintained their cohesion thanks in large part to his personal popularity with the base, unrelenting Republican opposition and strong Democ [...] Read more ...

via Politico
25 Jul 2014

Exclusive: Council tax rises hit Britain’s poor hardest

More than two million of the poorest people in England are facing rising council tax demands this year because of fresh Government cuts to the benefit system, new figures reveal today. War widows, carers and the disabled are among 2.31 million people who used to be entitled to council tax benefit but have now had their support substantially reduced [...] Read more ...

via Independent
25 Jul 2014

The 12 Best Shows on Cable News

Our new motto should probably be: We watch cable news so you don't have to. But while we have plenty of negative to say about the business and the goofy clown-shows it produces, there stand among the massive pile of non-stop shoutfests, a handful of shows give us a glimmer of hope [...] Read more ...

via Mediaite
25 Jul 2014

Demos

Demos is a think-tank focused on power and politics. Our work is driven by the goal of a society populated by free, capable, secure and powerful citizens. Read more ...

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25 Jul 2014