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Tony Benn Dead at 88, Britain Mourns

Tony Benn, renowned British leftist politician, died Friday at the age of 88, surrounded by loving family. Benn is commonly known for renouncing his family title, or hereditary peerage, in order to retain his seat in the House of Commons. …

Auschwitz Visited by Knesset to Mark Liberation

On June 14, 1940, the first Jewish prisoners were transported to Auschwitz, a concentration camp constructed by the Nazis. As these 20 Jews, along with 708 other prisoners, walked through the entrance gates of the facility, they were greeted by …

Yingluck Shinawatra Offers Referendum; Not Resigning

Following massive protests during the month of November and increased pressure to step down, Yingluck Shinawatra, current Prime Minister of Thailand, has decided to dissolve all of Parliament and hold elections in which “The people will decide what the majority …

Google Maps Is Exposing People To Historic Parliament Buildings In Europe Google Maps Is Exposing People To Historic Parliament Buildings In Europe

Technology is a pretty awesome thing sometimes. Even if you’re one of the members of the newer generations that have grown up with technology touching almost every facet of your life, some things about its feats and possibilities will always …

Canadian Parliament Says No to Zombies, Officially [VIDEO]
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After the Centers for Disease Control in the U.S. acknowledged and then issued a quick response guide for the possible zombie apocalypse, Canadian MPs knew that they had to get in line. As they say, zombies know no borders. It’s …

Russell Brand: Drug Addiction is a Disease, Not a Crime
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Russell Brand wants to make one thing absolutely clear: Drug addition is most definitely a disease, not a crime. The star of “Get Him to the Greek” and “Arthur” testified before Parliament today, discussing his 12 arrests and how these …

Microsoft Funds Lobby To Crap On Google Microsoft Funds Lobby To Crap On Google
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Rick Falkvinge blogged recently about a distasteful experience he had at a seminar that purported to educate about Internet privacy and online identities. Falkvinge is the founder of the Swedish Pirate Party, which works to reform laws about copyright, patents …

ACTA: Polish Parliament Protests With Guy Fawkes Masks ACTA: Polish Parliament Protests With Guy Fawkes Masks
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ACTA blew through the European Union yesterday with Poland perhaps receiving the largest backlash. Poland saw massive protests yesterday due to the government’s intention to sign ACTA. The government went ahead and signed it despite the protests from the public. …