Category Archives: Law and Order

Gandhi Won’t Leave India – by By GOPALKRISHNA GANDHI – NYT

“. . . Democracy is about majority rule, not majoritarian tyranny. What is under attack in India is not just Hindu-Muslim concord, but the right of all minorities — ethnic, linguistic, regional, political, social and cultural — to be themselves, … Continue reading

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Liu Xiaobo- Chinese Nobel Laureate-Leaves Prison for Cancer Care – The New York Times

“BEIJING — Liu Xiaobo, the jailed Chinese dissident who received the Nobel Peace Prize for his writings promoting democracy, has been moved from prison to be treated for late-stage cancer, two of his lawyers said on Monday. Mr. Liu, who … Continue reading

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My defence of President Trump’s refugee ban by aussiconservativeblog

My comment to the aussiconservativeblog: Well articulated. I’m not sure you have this right. Modern Islamic clerics, especially here in the U.S., say that this was never set in stone. That most modern Islamists do not hold the views of … Continue reading

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Donald Trump’s Worst Deal – By Adam Davidson – The New Yorker

The New Yorker magazine article “Donald Trump’s Worst Deal” – By Adam Davidson ends: “Senator Sherrod Brown, of Ohio, who is the ranking Democratic member of the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, said, in an e-mail, that a … Continue reading

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Obama Administration Rushed to Preserve Intelligence of Russian Election Hacking – The New York Times

“WASHINGTON — In the Obama administration’s last days, some White House officials scrambled to spread information about Russian efforts to undermine the presidential election — and about possible contacts between associates of President-elect Donald J. Trump and Russians — across … Continue reading

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Smog Chokes Delhi, Leaving Residents ‘Cowering by Our Air Purifiers’ – The New York Times

“NEW DELHI — For days, many in Delhi have been living as if under siege, trying to keep the dirty air away from their children and older parents.But it is not easy: Open a window or a door, and the … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Warren: What Apple Teaches Us About Taxes – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — APPLE got a big surprise last week when the European Commission ordered Ireland to collect more than $14 billion in back taxes from the company. The global giant had been attributing billions of dollars in profits to a … Continue reading

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Apple, Congress and the Missing Taxes – The New York Times

This is one of the best NY Times editorials I have read in several years. “Apple and the United States are crying foul over the ruling in Europe that Apple received illegal tax breaks from Ireland and must hand over … Continue reading

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The Panama Papers’ Sprawling Web of Corruption – The New York Times

“The first reaction to the leaked documents dubbed the Panama Papers is simply awe at the scope of the trove and the ingenuity of the anonymous source who provided the press with 11.5 million documents — 2.6 terabytes of data … Continue reading

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How Many Times Has Your Personal Information Been Exposed to Hackers? – The New York Times

Half of American adults had their personal information exposed to hackers last year alone. In a recent attack at the federal Office of Personnel Management, hackers stole the most sensitive personal data for 21.5 million people. Answer the questions below … Continue reading

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