Friday October 28 2011

 

Sharia law pronounced in Libya

Enslavement is Hilary Clinton's gift to Libyan women

By Tarek Fatah
Founder, Muslim Canadian Congress
 

27 October 2011 — If George Bush's adventures ended up handing Iraq on a silver platter to America's enemies in Iran, President Obama's softer and gentler imperialism has been the catalyst that stands to deliver North Africa into the hands of the anti-American Muslim Brotherhood. Dumb and Dumber could hardly ask for a better cast.

After more than 5,000 dead American soldiers and more than a trillion dollars spent fighting the "war on terrorism," what happened in Benghazi on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011 sums up the colossal failure of U.S. foreign policy vis-à-vis the Muslim world. — 1,805 words.
 

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Average Americans annually $1,000 richer because of trade with

Canada and Mexico but their voices have been neutred in Washington

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
 
20 October 2011 OTTAWA Canada — Despite their moderate size – taken together, Canada and Mexico would be the fifth largest of the world's economies – they are the major foreign source of the United States' wealth and security, says a report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) which is based on Stephen Clarkson (University of Toronto) and Matto Mildenberger (Yale University)'s pioneering book Dependent America? How Canada and Mexico Construct US Power.
 
According to the report, without its markets and its investment in Canada and Mexico, the U.S. economy would be markedly smaller and less competitive. The two countries accounted for almost 27 per cent of total U.S. exports in 2010 — more than the United States’ trade relationship with all 27 countries in the European Union and considerably more than its trading relationship with China. 408 words.
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China: U.S. embargo against Cuba unreasonable

Wang says sanctions violate UN Charter, inflicts enormous

economic losses, and impedes humanitarian improvement

ChinaDaily

26 October 2011 UNITED NATIONS — The international community is faced with multiple serious challenges, which makes the US sanctions and embargo against Cuba "all the more unreasonable", Wang Min, Chinese deputy representative to the UN said here Tuesday 25 October.

Wang made the remarks as he addressed the UN General Assembly on voting the resolution, which calls for an end of US embargo on Cuba. 294 words.

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No one better lay a finger on this butterfinger

Do candy bars ever go bad?

By Forrest Wickman
Slate
 
27 October 2011 — Millions of trick-or-treaters will ring doorbells across the United States this year and take home bags overflowing with candy. Assuming they don't finish it off in one night, how long will it take before these sweets go bad? Does a candy bar ever expire?

Yes, but it might last until next Halloween or beyond. Candy bars are high in sugar and low in moisture, both of which help to prevent microbial growth. Pure chocolate can last for two years or more without presenting any acute health risks, but it’s likely to change in texture and become less appetizing after about 12 months. — 480 words.

 
 
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True North Perspective
Vol. 6, No. 35 (295)
Friday, 28 October, 2011
 
 
'There'll be bluebirds over, the White Cliffs of Dover
                                  tomorrow, when the world is free'
 
'The wrath of the people shall thunder,
                                              relentless as time and the tide'

The World War 11 sentimental sound of English singer Vera Lynn and her White Cliffs of Dover, as set to music and film from the poem by Alice Duer Miller >http://movies.yahoo.com/movie/1800180008/info< and Russian Sergei Prokofiev's resounding United Nations march, reveal the breadth and depth and determination of human longing for peace and security.

Peace and security include an insistence on honesty in economics and government. It has long been concluded by people throughout the world that politicians, many say, all politicians, are dishonest. Liars they call them.

On the surface the majority are placid and accepting of abuse by those who own and control their countries. But there is a fire down below that erupts from time to time and from place to place with volcanic force. — 593 words.

"News is what (certain) people want to keep hidden. Everything else is just publicity."
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Mark well what I do say: Alex Binkley is a foremost political and econcomic analyst. Readers will be aware that his columns in True North Perspective have foreseen the political problems for the Harper government in shipbuilding contracts and, among other alerts, Lowell Murray's ideas on Senate reform. Today he brings to our attention critical developments in the Seaway-Great Lakes sytem. — Carl Dow, Editor.

New NY state law would shut the system down

Seaway-Great Lakes shipping invisible

But are of major economic importance

By Alex Binkley
True North Perspective

Largely unseen and seldom mentioned in the media, marine shipping through the St. Lawrence Seaway and Great Lakes plays a major role the economies of Ontario, Quebec and eight American states.

A study funded by the Canadian and American Seaway authorities says shipping on the Seaway-Great Lakes accounts for $34.6 billion of total economic activity annually and close to 227,000 jobs in the two countries. — 1,111 words.
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Canada's homicide rate at 44-year low

Harper Minister says facts do 'not change our approach'

CBC News

26 October 2011 — Canada's homicide rate last year fell to the lowest level since the mid-1960s, according to Statistics Canada, a decrease the agency says was driven largely by fewer incidents in major cities and the western provinces.
 
In 2010, police reported 554 homicides in Canada, 56 fewer than the year before, the agency reported Wednesday, following a decade of relative stability. The homicide rate fell to 1.62 for every 100,000 population, its lowest level since 1966, the agency says.
 
The data was released a day after the Conservative government launched its third attempt in the House of Commons to abolish the federal long-gun registry and destroy its records, arguing the program is wasteful and ineffective in preventing gun crime.911 words.
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From the Desk of Dennis Carr, Sustainable Development Editor

Giant Bicycles strikes back at stupid GM ad

By Jess Zimmerman
Grist.org
 
 
17 October 2011 — GM's ad about how embarrassing it is to ride a bike? Dumb. Giant Bicycles' parody response? Classy! Also pretty amusing.113 words.
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Corporations move to incorporate anti-corporation

Occupy Wall Street demonstrators with reality shows

26 October 2011 — Ready or not, MTV is coming to Wall Street. In the past two weeks, the network has announced that two separate programs based on the Occupy Wall Street protests are in the works—reality programs, naturally. First up: a search for “Sexy, Young Occupy Wall Streeters” for its long-running show “The Real World.”
 
The open casting call, sent out last week via Craigslist, immediately provoked ire from OWS allies on Twitter (@AziPayarah: “beginning of the end?) and from blogs (Mediaite’s take: “basically, a giant corporation needs a young person to exploit for money and so they’ve decided the best place to look is amongst that giant group of young people who are sick and tired of being exploited by corporations for money.”) The Onion brilliantly spoofed it, and theNew York Observer hypothesized that perhaps the Real World's production company had come up with the idea after seeing the “Hot Chicks of Occupy Wall Street” Tumblr. No one, it seemed, thought it was a good idea. 1,666 words.
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Is this what democracy looks like?

What we are witnessing is nothing less than the birth of a new, participatory stage of democracy where passive, electoral parties are obsolete. It’s a return to democracy’s 2500-year-old roots

By Stephen James Kerr
XRayMagazine.ca
 
27 October 2011 — When I was fifteen, I stopped going to church, and told my mother I was an atheist. Needless to say she didn’t understand right away.

In an effort to explain myself, I played her one of my favourite songs, Panic, by The Smiths. Readers of my vintage, those who were teens in the 80s, may remember the refrain: “Hang, the blessed DJ, because the music they constantly play, it says nothing to me about my life…hang the DJ hang the DJ hang the DJ ...” I felt that way about the church in 1986. Today millions feel that way, and then some, about all of society’s official institutions.

When it comes to our collective loss of faith in official politics and the occupation of Toronto’s St. James Park, that great affirmation of faith in ourselves, the Toronto Star’s Chantal Hebert and Thomas Walkom remind me of well-intentioned but bewildered parents wondering aloud why their charges won’t come to heel, and why they stay out all night. — 1,697 words.

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Bits and Bites of Everyday Life

Change and growth through the seasons of life

By Alberte Villeneuve-Sinclair
True North Perspective

Alberte Villeneuve-Sinclair is the author of The Neglected Garden and two French novels. Visit her website to learn more www.albertevilleneuve.ca.

28 October 2011 — I spent a beautiful weekend up at Carling Lake! There was still a lot of golden foliage on the deciduous trees and the larches were beautiful in their gold attire.
 
It was fresh but not cold and nature was ours to enjoy under a partly sunny, partly cloudy sky.
 
I have had the opportunity to visit Carling Lake through the seasons. And somehow, this weekend I was reminded of the seasons of life and how time flies. Eight years had passed since my last visit. 839 words.
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Spirit Quest
 
 
By The Rev. Dr. Hanns F. Skoutajan
True North Perspective

28 October 2011 — There are “blotches on our escutcheon,” as the saying goes. Perhaps you prefer “blots on our copy book.” Those of us, and I am one of them, who like to think of the True North as brave and pure, should not read the three books to which I shall make reference lest you become disillusioned.
 
Last week at The Ottawa International Writers Festival I listened to Frances Itani read from her most recent book Requiem. It is a superb novel  about a very bad blotch on our nation’s history. She tells the story of Japanese Canadians  who were uprooted, dispossessed and deported. Their homes, businesses and all their possessions, except what they were able to carry, were  taken from them. They were then transported to primitive camps in the interior of the country. 1,128 words.
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ParkTales Classic

Frances thrown for a loop on visit to a Dollar Store

By Frances Sedgwick
True North Perspective

Frances Sedgwick's keen eye and ear for the human condition reveals the heart and soul of Parkdale in southwest Toronto, one of the country's most turbulent urban areas where the best traditions of human kindness prevail against powerful forces that would grind them down. True North Perspective proudly presents a column by writer Frances Sedgwick. Her critical observation combined with a tender sense of humour will provide you with something to think about ... and something to talk about.

On my way home from the swimming pool this morning I stopped off at the Dollar Store to get a few things.
 
As I was turning down one isle, I noticed on the end of the isle these packages labled — Just for Her!
 
My head quickly turned around — sounded familiar I did a double take — sure enough there they were, packages of condoms. 358 words.
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From the Desk of Darren Jerome

A continuing update on the war against WikiLeaks transparency

Please be advised that the below is not just the same old thing. By clicking on it you'll you'll find the petition in support of Julian Assange and discover fascinating on-going reports and videos related to one of the most important events in modern history, and the desperate attempts to put a lid on information that everyone should know. Don't miss this special opportunity to stay informed.

Corporate 'blockade' halts donations

WikiLeaks faces funding crisis

By Mark Seibel
McClatchy Newspapers
 
22 October 2011, WASHINGTON — WikiLeaks, the whistleblower website that has been at the center of some of the world's most controversial news for the past 18 months, is facing dire economic times, largely, the website says, because Visa, MasterCard and PayPal have refused for more than 10 months to process donations made on its behalf.

The total financial cost of what WikiLeaks calls a blockade is uncertain, but the lack of resources mixed with turmoil that has surrounded the organization has kept the website from accepting new documents from would-be leakers for much of the year, its spokesman says.  — 1,086 words.

 

Always worth repeating

'Give us the tools and we'll finish the job'

— Winston Churchill

Let's say that news throughout human time has been free. Take that time when Ugh Wayne went over to the cave of Ugh Wayne with news that the chief of his group had broken a leg while chasing his laughing wife around the fire. That news was given freely and received as such with much knowing smiles and smirks to say nothing of grunts of approval or disapproval. — 688 words.
 

Report from Obama's America

Google: U.S. police forces tried take down YouTube videos

70% rise in takedown requests from U.S. government or police

By Josh Halliday
The Guardian
 
25 October 2011 — Google faced down demands from a US law enforcement agency to take down YouTube videos allegedly showing police brutality earlier this year, figures released for the first time show.

The technology giant's biannual transparency report shows that Google refused the demands from the unnamed authority in the first half of this year.

According to the report, Google separately declined orders by other police authorities to remove videos that allegedly defamed law enforcement officials.

The demands formed part of a 70% rise in takedown requests from the US government or police, and were revealed as part of an effort to highlight online censorship around the world.317 words.

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Health Watch

Brave new world: the era of easy pre-natal screening has begun

By Robert T. Gonzalez
io9.com
 
25 October 2011 —  For years, mothers wanting to screen for genetic abnormalities in their unborn children have had few options, the most common being an invasive procedure known as amniocentesis, which requires the mother's womb to be tapped with a needle.

That test is very accurate, but also carries with it a small risk of miscarriage. Now, a new, non-invasive genetic screening technique promises to make prenatal testing easier and safer — but it raises a number of important ethical questions.

The new genetic screen is called MaterniT21, and it's a Down syndrome test marketed by a company called Sequenom. Unlike amniocentesis, the MaterniT21 test can be performed with just a small sample of the mother's blood, no womb-jabbing necessary.520 words.

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Science

 

Short-lived invertebrates display intelligence and curiosity far beyond most other animals — and they sometimes hold grudges

By Sy Montgomery
Orion Magazine
 
November/December 2011 — I had always longed to meet an octopus. Now was my chance: senior aquarist Scott Dowd arranged an introduction. In a back room, he would open the top of Athena's tank. If she consented, I could touch her. The heavy lid covering her tank separated our two worlds. One world was mine and yours, the reality of air and land, where we lumber through life governed by a backbone and constrained by jointed limbs and gravity. The other world was hers, the reality of a nearly gelatinous being breathing water and moving weightlessly through it. We think of our world as the "real" one, but Athena's is realer still: after all, most of the world is ocean, and most animals live there. Regardless of whether they live on land or water, more than 95 percent of all animals are invertebrates, like Athena.
 
The moment the lid was off, we reached for each other. She had already oozed from the far corner of her lair, where she had been hiding, to the top of the tank to investigate her visitor. Her eight arms boiled up, twisting, slippery, to meet mine. I plunged both my arms elbow deep into the fifty-seven-degree water. Athena's melon-sized head bobbed to the surface. Her left eye (octopuses have one dominant eye like humans have a dominant hand) swiveled in its socket to meet mine. "She's looking at you," Dowd said.4,862 words.
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Health Watch

We don't think of hospitals as places where we can get sick. But that's what they are, far more commonly than the healthcare industry wants us to know.
By Anneli Rufus
AlterNet.com 
Anneli Rufus is the author of several books, most recently The Scavenger's Manifesto (Tarcher Press, 2009). Read more of Anneli's writings on scavenging at scavenging.wordpress.com.
19 October 2011 — Hospitalized for pneumonia, Lisa Thayer's mother was suddenly gripped with painful cramps and a bout of diarrhea that Thayer calls "explosive."
 
"It had a horribly distinctive smell — a gross almost-sweetness that made me close my eyes.
 
The hospital staff recognized it immediately," says Thayer, a Houston architect. "They said, 'Uh oh. It's C-diff." 1,263 words.
   

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Third Ways

The path not taken (except by Iceland)

Where everyone else bailed out the bankers at the public's expense, Iceland let the banks go bust and expanded its social safety net

By Paul Krugman
The New York Times
 
27 October 2011, REYKJAVIK, Iceland — If you’ve been reading accounts of the financial crisis, or watching film treatments like the excellent “Inside Job,” you know that Iceland was supposed to be the ultimate economic disaster story: its runaway bankers saddled the country with huge debts and seemed to leave the nation in a hopeless position.
 
But a funny thing happened on the way to economic Armageddon: Iceland’s very desperation made conventional behavior impossible, freeing the nation to break the rules. Where everyone else bailed out the bankers and made the public pay the price, Iceland let the banks go bust and actually expanded its social safety net. Where everyone else was fixated on trying to placate international investors, Iceland imposed temporary controls on the movement of capital to give itself room to maneuver.
 
So how’s it going?795 words.
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285 Indian girls give up own names

to rise above gender discrimination

By Chaya Babu
The Associated Press/The Canadian Press
 
24 October 2011, MUMBAI, India — More than 200 Indian girls whose names mean "unwanted" in Hindi have chosen new names for a fresh start in life.
 
A central Indian district held a renaming ceremony Saturday that it hopes will give the girls new dignity and help fight widespread gender discrimination that gives India a skewed gender ratio, with far more boys than girls.
 
The 285 girls — wearing their best outfits with barrettes, braids and bows in their hair — lined up to receive certificates with their new names along with small flower bouquets from Satara district officials in Maharashtra state.
 
In shedding names like "Nakusa" or "Nakushi," which mean "unwanted" in Hindi, some girls chose to name themselves after Bollywood stars such as "Aishwarya" or Hindu goddesses like "Savitri." Some just wanted traditional names with happier meanings, such as "Vaishali," or "prosperous, beautiful and good."564 words.
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Millions of other dollars are spent to manipulate Venezuelan politics

Now President Obama wants $5 million more to fund opposition parties

26 October MERIDA Venezuela — Foreign minister Nicolas Maduro said in August that fourteen of the opposition’s possible presidential candidates had already travelled to Washington “to ask for its (Washington’s) blessing before launching their presidential bids” and U.S.President Barack Obama has requested at least US$5 million in funding for the Venezuelan opposition within his 2012 budget. 547 words.
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Venezuelan President Chavez says South American unity

is best defence against American Libyan-style 'barbarism'

 
By AGENCIA VENEZOLANA DE NOTICIAS (AVN)
 
28 October 2011 CARACAS Venezuela — Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez urgd all South American countries to consolidate the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) to protect the region from situations like that of Libya, whose government was overthrown by NATO’s actions that killed its leader Muammar Gaddafi last week.
 
“UNASUR is a wonderful opportunity we have today to consolidate South America as a zone of democratic peace…that is our armour against barbarism…it is the most reliable guarantee that providence can give us so that we can assure the continuity of our republics and South American independence,” said Chávez after a meeting held on Wednesday in Caracas with the Secretary General of the regional organisation, María Enma Mejía. 556 words.
 

 
The Old Man's Last Sauna
A collection of short stories by Carl Dow
 
An eclectic collection of short stories that will stir your sense of humour, warm your heart, outrage your sense of justice, and chill your extra sensory faculties in the spirit of Stephen King. The final short story, the collection's namesake, The Old Man's Last Sauna is a ground-breaking love story. The series begins with Deo Volente (God Willing). Followed by The Quintessence of Mr. FlynnSharing LiesFlying HighThe Richest Bitch in the Country or Ginny I Hardly Knows YaOne Lift Too ManyThe Model A Ford, the out-of-body chiller, Room For One Only and O Ernie! ... What Have They Done To You! The series closes with the collection's namesake, The Old Man's Last Saunaa groundbreaking love story. All stories may also be found in the True North Perspective Archives.
 

 

 

 

 

Pakistan is a hot breeding ground for military volatility

as U.S., China, India, flex territorial-imperative muscles

Taking a page from failing U.S. policy, China seeks to embroil itself in Pakistan's restive backlands

By Amir Mir
Asia Times
 
27 October 2011 — While Pakistan wants China to build a naval base on its southwestern seaport of Gwadar in Balochistan province, Beijing is more interested in setting up military bases either in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) of Pakistan or in the Federally Administered Northern Areas (FANA) that border Xinjiang province.
 
The Chinese desire is meant to contain growing terrorist activities of Chinese rebels belonging to the al-Qaeda-linked East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) that is also described as the Turkistani Islamic Party (TIP). — 2.269 words.

 

 

 

 

Pakistan is a hot breeding ground for military volatility

as U.S., China, India, flex territorial-imperative muscles

Taking a page from failing U.S. policy, China seeks to embroil itself in Pakistan's restive backlands

By Amir Mir
Asia Times
 
27 October 2011 — While Pakistan wants China to build a naval base on its southwestern seaport of Gwadar in Balochistan province, Beijing is more interested in setting up military bases either in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) of Pakistan or in the Federally Administered Northern Areas (FANA) that border Xinjiang province.
 
The Chinese desire is meant to contain growing terrorist activities of Chinese rebels belonging to the al-Qaeda-linked East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) that is also described as the Turkistani Islamic Party (TIP). — 2.269 words.

 

 

 

 

Pakistan is a hot breeding ground for military volatility

as U.S., China, India, flex territorial-imperative muscles

Taking a page from failing U.S. policy, China seeks to embroil itself in Pakistan's restive backlands

By Amir Mir
Asia Times
 
27 October 2011 — While Pakistan wants China to build a naval base on its southwestern seaport of Gwadar in Balochistan province, Beijing is more interested in setting up military bases either in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) of Pakistan or in the Federally Administered Northern Areas (FANA) that border Xinjiang province.
 
The Chinese desire is meant to contain growing terrorist activities of Chinese rebels belonging to the al-Qaeda-linked East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) that is also described as the Turkistani Islamic Party (TIP). — 2.269 words.

 

 

 

 

Pakistan is a hot breeding ground for military volatility

as U.S., China, India, flex territorial-imperative muscles

Taking a page from failing U.S. policy, China seeks to embroil itself in Pakistan's restive backlands

By Amir Mir
Asia Times
 
27 October 2011 — While Pakistan wants China to build a naval base on its southwestern seaport of Gwadar in Balochistan province, Beijing is more interested in setting up military bases either in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) of Pakistan or in the Federally Administered Northern Areas (FANA) that border Xinjiang province.
 
The Chinese desire is meant to contain growing terrorist activities of Chinese rebels belonging to the al-Qaeda-linked East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) that is also described as the Turkistani Islamic Party (TIP). — 2.269 words.

 

 

 

 

Pakistan is a hot breeding ground for military volatility

as U.S., China, India, flex territorial-imperative muscles

Taking a page from failing U.S. policy, China seeks to embroil itself in Pakistan's restive backlands

By Amir Mir
Asia Times
 
27 October 2011 — While Pakistan wants China to build a naval base on its southwestern seaport of Gwadar in Balochistan province, Beijing is more interested in setting up military bases either in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) of Pakistan or in the Federally Administered Northern Areas (FANA) that border Xinjiang province.
 
The Chinese desire is meant to contain growing terrorist activities of Chinese rebels belonging to the al-Qaeda-linked East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) that is also described as the Turkistani Islamic Party (TIP). — 2.269 words.

 

 

 

 

Pakistan is a hot breeding ground for military volatility

as U.S., China, India, flex territorial-imperative muscles

Taking a page from failing U.S. policy, China seeks to embroil itself in Pakistan's restive backlands

By Amir Mir
Asia Times
 
27 October 2011 — While Pakistan wants China to build a naval base on its southwestern seaport of Gwadar in Balochistan province, Beijing is more interested in setting up military bases either in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) of Pakistan or in the Federally Administered Northern Areas (FANA) that border Xinjiang province.
 
The Chinese desire is meant to contain growing terrorist activities of Chinese rebels belonging to the al-Qaeda-linked East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) that is also described as the Turkistani Islamic Party (TIP). — 2.269 words.
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"News is what (certain) people want to keep hidden. Everything else is just publicity."
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Occupy Wall Street, 24 September 2011.
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