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11 de setembre… Diada nacional de Catalunya

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Why Marxism is on the rise again

Class conflict once seemed so straightforward. Marx and Engels wrote in the second best-selling book of all time, The Communist Manifesto: “What the bourgeoisie therefore produces, above all, are its own grave-diggers. Its fall and the victory of the proletariat … Continue reading

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El juez cita como imputados a Rato, Olivas y Acebes por el ‘caso Bankia’

El caso Bankia, o cómo el hasta hace poco cuarto mayor banco español pasó de publicar unos beneficios de 304 millones a necesitar meses después un rescate estatal de 23.465 millones (unos 500 euros por ciudadano), ya está activado en la vía judicial. … Continue reading

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Ukraine police tackle protests over Russian language law

The Ukrainian parliament backed a controversial law giving higher status to the Russian language – a move that prompted fights inside the chamber and protests on the streets of the former Soviet republic. One MP suffered a broken rib from … Continue reading

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Londres vers la sortie de route

Dans quelques années, la Grande-Bretagne aura quitté l’Union. On ne voit plus ce qui pourrait l’empêcher. L’approfondissement programmé de la zone euro va la contraindre à faire un choix, la multiplication des opting out (dérogations) risquant de devenir rapidement ingérable, … Continue reading

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Was Arafat killed by radioactive poison?

Palestinian officials raised the prospect of exhuming Yasser Arafat’s body yesterday after a Swiss laboratory said it had discovered an “unexplained” level of the radioactive element polonium on personal belongings of the late President. The discovery during a nine-month investigation … Continue reading

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Le nouveau président mexicain, un pantin aux mains des cartels ?

« Ce serait la pire des chose qui pourrait arriver au Mexique car il n est pas prêt et surtout il est ignare et corrompu », mort avant le scrutin, l’écrivain mexicain Carlos Fuentes n’aura pas eu l’occasion de voter, mais … Continue reading

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