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Eurovision: Game of points. How will Australia fair?

Eurovision 2015 set a new precedent this year by inviting Australia to compete in their 60th anniversary event. This one off gesture was meant to be a sign of gratitude for Australia’s long-standing support for the competition. Australia’s public broadcasting channel (SBS) has been playing Eurovision for the past 30 …

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The Great Gatsby Curve -No American dream for Americans.

To move up the social ladder is the American dream – to pull yourself up by the bootstraps and make it big. But is it really that easy in “the land of opportunity”? Sadly for Americans, it seems like the US doesn’t really live up to those expectations. In comparison …

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Marriage Equality Take Two: The Last Lawbender

The last two decades have without doubt been a bit of a roller coaster for gay marriage in the United States. 1996 saw the enactment of President Clinton’s Defense of Marriage Act, which, among other things, denied federal benefits to same-sex couples who are legally married in states that allow …

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Kevin Spacey; An unexpected asset for the Democratic Party?

Times are a bit rough for the Democrats at the moment, the midterm election last fall was catastrophic, Obama is forced to dodge widespread criticism from several directions and recent polls showed that one third of republicans in the U.S see Obama as a bigger threat than Vladimir Putin himself. …

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Putin Puts Out the Plans

For most ost people, the sudden disappearance of the Russian president Vladimir Putin was a mysterious happening, and speculations went viral. However, a small group of Russian hackers, named Kreml Killers, knew very well what was going on. The story has its start in 1980’s Berlin. Even though the wall …

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X marks the spot?

In middle school my social science teacher explained to me that if you had a map of Europe and drew an X over it, Brussels was right in the middle and that is why the European Union placed all of its bureaucracy there. Does anybody really care or know why …

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Is Santa now on the naughty list?

When the news broke that China will be a permanent observer on the Arctic Council it was met with scepticism and puzzled looks. However, reports are now emerging that might shine a light of how this came to be. According to leaked document, Santa has been a driving force behind …

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Breaking news: Online poker endangering Christmas!

An undisclosed source within one of the largest online poker sites has leaked secret documents supposedly detailing the transaction and stakes made by Santa Clause, a.k.a. Jultomten. His account was described as “worrying” by the employee that leaked the information. “I had to act. This is money that is supposed …

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European commision after Santa’s Monopoly practices

Lately, the European commission has been preparing two highly controversial anti-monopoly cases. Not only the silicon valley giant Google is under investigation, but also the North Pole giant Santa Claus. The European commission will investigate the allegations presented by Christkind and The Three Kings that allegedly reveal the dark side of Santa. The complaints focus on …

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