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Florida declares emergency over Zika spread

The US state of Florida has declared a health emergency over spread of the Zika virus in the United States.

Economists criticize UK for ‘unacceptable’ refugee policy

Over 120 economists have criticized the British government's policy toward the recent refugee crisis in Europe, describing it as "seriously inadequate, morally unacceptable and economically wrong."

Spinning US voters to stay passive

As public anger toward America’s self-interested establishment bubbles into a boil, the mainstream media has grown frantic appealing to the masses to “stay sane,” reject populism and renew the establishment’s lease on the White House.

The logic of the police state

When it comes to the arming of the police in a country in which rural sheriffs proudly sport battlefield-grade mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles and new militarized urban police units like that one in New York City are being outfitted with Colt M4 semiautomatic assault rifles and machine guns.