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Trump’s Ties to Russia Are Worrying, Dangerous to Our Democracy

Trump’s ties to Russia are a cause for alarm, and could mean the destruction of U.S. democracy over time.

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Nordic Pact: Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, and Iceland make joint declaration to combat Russian agression

The rise in Russia’s aggression began with with the invasion of Georgia, then Crimea, and now Ukraine as a whole. Russia has also increased military fly overs in Nordic countries, and Europe, and the U.K, even buzzing the shores of the U.S., so it is understandable that these Nordic countries would want to prepare for […]

At Least 25 Killed in Ukraine Protests, Photos, Videos

I can't stop returning to this image from #Kiev earlier today. What words were exchanged? Photo by Vlad Sodel/Reuters pic.twitter.com/EcKJemw7ef — Vaughn Wallace (@vaughnwallace) February 18, 2014     “West readies sanctions. Yanukovich slams coup bid.” – Reuters “Ukraine crisis, EU readies Sanctions” – The Guardian Ukraine’s president is blaming opposition leaders for the latest deadly […]

Watch A History of Britain – Documentary

Thank you to my friend David for showing me this great documentary, hope that you enjoy it as well. Beginnings – Covering the period 3100 BC1000 AD. Simon Schama starts his story in the Stone Age village of Skara Brae, Orkney. Over the next four thousand years Romans, Anglo-Saxons, Vikings, Danes, and Christian missionaries arrive, […]

Fashion Victims – Documentary on Bangladesh Sweat Shops – The Cost of U.S. and European Textile Demand

Everyone loves a bargain, but what’s the real cost of cheap clothes from Bangladesh’s sweat shops? Severed limbs, cruel labour conditions and 1000 dead. How could so many of the West’s top fashion brands have allowed it? After being trapped in the collapsed Rana Plaza factory, Aruthi’s leg was amputated, leaving her bereft. “What can […]