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How Mexico's New President Plans To End The War On Drugs

The new president-elect, popularly known as AMLO plans to end the more than decades-long war on drugs in Mexico after taking office this December. 

London Mayor Proposes Car Ban As Terror Remedy

Pretty soon, Sadiq Khan is going to run out of things to ban. Eventually, the tourist spots will be closed. And, as terrorists find the average pedestrian just fine as a victim, eventually Khan will propose banning all-non jihadis from the streets of London.

Turkey's Erdogan Is Making A Foolish, Anti-American Bet

Despite an economic giant such as China harboring legitimate concerns about their ability to outlast a trade conflict with the United States, Turkey’s egomaniacal president thinks that Turkey – already reeling – can win an economic war.

The Trade War is Being Used to Further Thwart Web Privacy

Mark Zuckerberg has called for the establishment of privacy “carve-outs” in the name of competing with China. You know, like being able to recognize your face.

Crime-Ridden Brazil is Hemorrhaging its Elites, Who Can’t Escape Blame

Those with money are in prime position to help right the Brazilian ship, but their understandable inclination towards self-preservation, of both themselves and their families, is leading them to seek refuge in Europe and the United States.

Amnesty International Demands Independent Probe On Civilian Killings In Syria

Amnesty International is calling on the U.S.-led coalition that was targeting ISIS in the city of Raqqa to investigate what happened.

Google’s Potential Return to China Presents Ethical Quandary

Google’s willingness to relinquish what are surely lucrative government contracts that are likely to attract some of the brightest minds in the industry warrants some praise, but it also makes the company’s apparent decision to return to the Chinese markets a bit perplexing.

Maduro Evades Apparent Drone Hit, Some Question the Narrative

It seems as if somebody has finally had enough of the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, as president Nicolas Maduro was the apparent target of an assassination attempt by drone Saturday night. If there was a drone attack at all, that is.

Damning 2002 U.N. Report Exposes Systemic Sex-for-Aid Scandal

“Agency workers from local and international NGOs as well as UN agencies are among the prime sexual exploiters of refugee children often using the very humanitarian assistance and services intended to benefit refugees as a tool of exploitation.”

Qatar Went Black Ops to Secure Tainted World Cup Bid

This is the result you get when borderline-tyrannical regimes are able to prevail and operate heinously in the sunlight due to institutional corruption of sporting bodies.

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