Occupy Protests: Egypt style revolution seems an unlikely prospect

So texted Synthian Sharp, self-described ‘tech dork’, singer of the band Exit Ophelia, and General Assembly facilitator for the newly established “Occupy OC” (Orange County) encampment in Irvine, CA at around midnight on day four of the occupation.

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Do we know Right from Wrong? Analyzing the War in Libya

What is to be Done in England and America

The thoughts in this essay are those touched on in a public conversation with Tariq Ali in The Gower Street Lecture Series, arranged by Waterstones Bookshops and held in University College London.

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THE TEARS OF 99% REVOLUTION

The 99% of The United States of America were tear gassed by the police who get their salaries from the taxes the 99% of America pays. It was frightening sight and peek into the future of events yet to come and become more severe. The so called freedom of speech and expressions was gassed . . . → Read More: THE TEARS OF 99% REVOLUTION

Mumbai: Shoddy Infrastructure, Blackouts and Disease

The ceiling fans in south Mumbai stopped moving sometime in the wee hours of a typical 30-degree Sunday morning. On Monday evening, in much of the very heart of India’s financial centre, they had yet to get moving again.

Consultants, think-tankers and businesspeople alike decamped Monday to the diesel-generator-fuelled confines of five-star hotel business centres . . . → Read More: Mumbai: Shoddy Infrastructure, Blackouts and Disease

Quaid-e-Azam University launches political science and IR departments

Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) on Tuesday launched its School of Politics and International Relations (SPIR) at the university campus.

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America’s Great Land Invasion, China Russia on Red Alert

A grim Federal Security Services (FSB) report on Prime Minister Putin’s plan to meet China’s leader Hu Jintao [both pictured top photo right] in Beijing next week warns that both Russian and Chinese military forces are being placed on their ‘highest alert’ in anticipation of a massive land invasion believed being planned by the United States of . . . → Read More: America’s Great Land Invasion, China Russia on Red Alert

Soldiers Don’t Cry

This was written by a young officer what some like to call duffers looking eye-ball to eye-ball with the enemy. SMS sent by soldiers standing @ borders:

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Lower Dir Bomb Blast Kills 4

A roadside bomb targeted an anti-Taliban militia member in northwest Pakistan on Tuesday, ripping through his vehicle and killing four people, police said.

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Due to Selective Abortions, millions of men never find wives in India

Dr Neelam Singh is on the front line of India’s battle to save its girls.

Modern medical technology – specifically ultrasounds for determining the baby’s sex – coupled with ancient cultural values which give preference to boys, mean that hundreds of thousands of girls are never being born.

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For many Pakistani women, education & marriage are mutually exclusive

ISLAMABAD: For most young Pakistani women from the lower rungs of the socio-economic ladder, education and marriage are mutually exclusive. The question in this battle is: which choice dominates? Unfortunately, marriage usually beats education as it seems more economical, at least in the short term. In addition, the tradition of marriages set at birth between cousins . . . → Read More: For many Pakistani women, education & marriage are mutually exclusive