Archive | June, 2014

Brazil: 2014 FIFA World Cup-Race and Class

June 11, 2014

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Brazil: 2014 FIFA World Cup In  2010 Brazil’s census showed African-Brazilians (people with African native blood) in the majority for the first time officially. The were 97 million Brazilians, or 50.7% of the county’s population, now defining themselves as black, compared with 91 million or 47.7% who label themselves white. Brazil has the largest population […]

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Less than 100 days to Scottish referendum for independence from the UK

June 10, 2014

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Less than 100 days to Scottish referendum for independence from the UK Scottish referendum rivals in bullish mood with 100 days to go Yes campaign believes tide is turning in favour of independence but Alistair Darling says it is running out of ideas The Guardian Almost 790,000 voters in Scotland have signed a declaration backing […]

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Israel to build 1,500 more homes in settlements

June 5, 2014

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Israel to build 1,500 more homes in settlements AFP Israeli Housing Minister Uri Ariel has invited bids for 1,500 new homes in Jewish settlements in retaliation for a new Palestinian government backed by Hamas, reports said on Thursday. Of the new homes, 400 will be in Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem with the rest elsewhere in the […]

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Elliphant – “Music Is Life”

June 3, 2014

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Elliphant – “Music Is Life” Swedish singer-songwriter Elliphant, who’s name is Ellinor Olovsdotter, was born in Stockholm, Sweden. Her sound developed initially with the Swedish producer-duo Tim Deneve & Ted Krotkiewski both known as Jungle. The music they created together caught the attention of TEN Music Group and Elliphant signed to TEN in 2011. Elliphant’s […]

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Laura Welsh -“Cold Front”

June 1, 2014

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Laura Welsh -“Cold Front” Laura Welsh is a singer-songwriter from Staffordshire, UK based in London. Laura debuted in 2010 as Laura and the Tears, then as Hey Laura, before releasing her recordings as Laura Welsh. “Cold Front” was release on July 15, 2013 Video: Laura Welsh -“Cold Front” ______________ Laura Welsh -“Cold Front” ______________ More […]

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Scotland: Edinburgh’s public light rail (tram) system opens

June 1, 2014

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Scotland: Edinburgh’s public light rail (tram) system opens The cost of the project was originally earmarked at £375m ($628.65 million) but has since reached £770m ($1.29 billion). However, interest costs that still have to be paid on loans raised to complete the project could take its final cost to more than £1bn ($1.67 billion). ____________ […]

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