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Weekly topic: Brand Presence and Reflection at Year End

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2015: A Grey Year for Guatemalan Brands

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Tag Archives: politics

The Daily News Just Made One Helluva Statement About “New York Values”

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15/01/2015 By Ben Dreyfuss published on Mother Jones Last night, Sen. Ted Cruz said some stupid things about “New York values” being a synonym for like money-grubbing, fame-hungry monsters. Donald Trump used the moment to go full “9/11” on Cruz and, at least to my aged eyes, the Princeton educated, Goldman Sachs spouse left the exchange the worse for it. …

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The Top 5 Reasons MoveOn Members Voted to Endorse Bernie

Bernie Sanders Capitol Hill

12/01/2016 By Ilya Sheyman, Executive Director, MoveOn.org Political Action With a record-setting 78.6 percent of 340,665 votes cast by the MoveOn membership, Senator Bernie Sanders has won MoveOn.org Political Action’s endorsement for president with the largest total and widest margin in MoveOn history. MoveOn.org only endorses candidates based on votes by our members. Our only previous presidential endorsement during a …

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2015 the year of… sad girls and sad boys

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22/12/2015 By Alice Newell-Hanson published on i-D Everyone from Drake to Angela Merkel to the man listening to Adele on the subway next to you cried this year. Why did we all have so many feels? One Sunday morning this past October, a New York math teacher named Will Collins became an accidental hero. A day after his team’s playoff …

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Edward Snowden: Clinton’s Call for a ‘Manhattan-Like Project’ Is Terrifying

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20/12/2015 Via Rolling Stone: The Democratic debate Saturday night featured familiar themes: Bernie Sanders hit Hillary Clinton as beholden to Wall Street, Clinton hit Sanders as soft on gun control, Martin O’Malley had a tough time getting a word in edgewise — as this sad exchange with moderator Martha Raddatz demonstrates: O’MALLEY: Martha, may I — Martha, may I… RADDATZ: No, …

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16/12/2015 By Michael Moore Today I went & stood in front of Trump Tower & held a sign until the police came. Then I went home & wrote Donald a letter. Here it is: Dear Donald Trump: You may remember (you do, after all, have a “perfect memory!”), that we met back in November of 1998 in the green room …

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Fact-checking Trump’s claim that thousands in New Jersey cheered when World Trade Center tumbled

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22/11/2015 Via Politifact: Arguing that there are terrorist sympathizers in the United States, Donald Trump says he saw “thousands” of New Jerseyans celebrating after the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. “I watched when the World Trade Center came tumbling down,” the Republican presidential candidate said at a Nov. 21 rally in Birmingham, Ala. “And I watched in Jersey City, N.J., …

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Anonymous Vs. The Islamic State

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By E.T. Brooking, published on Foreign Policy For John Chase, the breaking point came on Jan. 7, when al Qaeda-linked militants gunned down 12 people at the Paris office of Charlie Hebdo. Subsequent attacks by a gunman affiliated with the Islamic State would take five more lives. Watching triumphant jihadi messages bounce across Twitter, the 25-year-old Boston native was incensed. They …

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Congress Considers Bill to Help Domestic Violence Victims Escape With Their Pets

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13/11/2015 Via Slate: Last month, Republicans ruined a perfectly good bipartisan anti-sex trafficking bill by attaching amendments aimed at denying abortions to trafficking victims. After that debacle, you might have given up all hope for an across-the-aisle approach to reducing violence against women. But Annamarya Scaccia at RH Reality Checkreports on a quiet but important bill, introduced by Rep. Katherine Clark (D-Massachusetts) and …

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An Anticorruption Plea in Kenya: ‘Please, Just Steal a Little’

NY Times Kenya 2015

04/11/2015 Via The New York Times: NAIROBI, Kenya — When it comes to honesty, politicians here don’t usually win many awards. But even for Kenyans, who have witnessed countless corruption scandals over the years, the graft coming to light now is almost too outrageous to believe. This week, a parliamentary committee was given a document detailing millions of dollars that …

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