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Uttam's Take: Another Blow to Democracy 23.9.2020 Rediff: News
Uttam Ghosh asks if the hasty manner in which the farm bills were passed means another strike against democracy in a nation which prides itself as the most populous democracy in the world.
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National Trust details colonialism and slavery links 22.9.2020 BBC: Front Page
Some 93 of its properties have such connections, a new report commissioned by the charity shows.
Leading media expert tells Bill Moyers why presidents lie — and you’ll never believe who’s the worst 17.9.2020 Raw Story
ANNOUNCER: Welcome to Moyers on Democracy. Want to know why presidents lie – and which one is the worst? You’ve come to the right place. The prolific Eric Alterman is with us: historian, scholar, journalist and media critic, he has just published his 11th book: LYING IN STATE. That’s L-Y-I-N-G. And with it Alterman has […]
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The World Trade Organization, in ruling for China, bares its toothless gums 16.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The trade body can shake its finger at the Trump administration and its improper tariffs, but good luck enforcing any sanctions.

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The truth about India's ease of doing business claim 15.9.2020 Rediff: Business
'The recalculated ranking showed India should have had a higher ranking earlier (113 in 2012 instead of 132) and lower ranking later (114 in 2018 instead of 100).' 'This would mean that there has been no change in India's climate of doing business across two regimes.' 'This is exactly consistent with the reality on the ground,' observes Debashis Basu.
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How Abe enabled the India-Japan nuclear deal 15.9.2020 Rediff: News
Prime Ministers Modi and Abe enjoyed a close and empathetic relationship and this certainly gave a sustained momentum to the India-Japan strategic partnership. It is necessary for India to reach out and engage with his successor as early as possible, advises former foreign secretary Shyam Saran.
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Coronavirus: False claims test kits for ‘Covid-19’ were sold in 2017 12.9.2020 BBC: Front Page
Our latest debunk of misinformation includes claims about the World Bank, thermometers and llamas.
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UK 'operates double standards' on banned pesticides 10.9.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
More than 32,000 tonnes of the chemicals were approved for export by the UK in 2018, says Greenpeace.
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Op-Ed: Abe's resignation could leave Japan less secure — and destabilize its U.S. alliance 8.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The exit of Shinzo Abe, the only G-7 leader with a consistently positive relationship with Trump, could damage Japan's security and its U.S. alliance.

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Abe Shinzo: A giant departs Japanese politics 29.8.2020 Rediff: News
'There shall be no change in India-Japan ties,' predicts Rajaram Panda.
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Shinzo Abe: Revisionist nationalist or pragmatic realist? 28.8.2020 BBC: World
Commentators are divided on the achievements of Japan's longest serving post-war prime minister.
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Time for Modi to use India's market size as a weapon 27.8.2020 Rediff: Business
Opening up India's market to neighbouring countries can be as strategic as access denial to others. The game should be played both ways, even if it upsets domestic business lobbies, observes T N Ninan.
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China versus the people of Hong Kong 24.8.2020 Rediff: News
India needs to take note of China's assertiveness in implementing its national security law as also its recently exhibited sensitivity to criticism of Xi Jinping by the Indian media, says former senior R and AW officer and China expert Jayadeva Ranade.
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How can Modi rescue the economy? 21.8.2020 Rediff: Business
The government may have to resort, eventually and however unwillingly, to printing money, abandoned as policy and practice in the 1990, predicts T N Ninan.
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COVID Deaths Continue to Surge in Countries Led by Far Right Authoritarians 16.8.2020 Truthout.com
Amid the pandemic, far right governments are focused on power grabs and appeasing capital while workers ...
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How to protect investors from stockbrokers 13.8.2020 Rediff: Business
The problem is with the broking model and what brokers are allowed to do, notes Debashis Basu.
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What India's NEP should really be 6.8.2020 Rediff: GetAhead
'Learning to learn should be given more importance than what is actually being learnt,' recommends Zaki Ansari.
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How Native Tribes Started Winning at the Supreme Court 5.8.2020 Mother Jones
On a September morning in 2001, Native American leaders from across the country convened in a ballroom at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, DC to talk strategy. The Supreme Court was escalating a destructive war on tribal sovereignty, weakening the power of Indigenous nations to protect their people and lands. As the meeting opened, Sen. […]
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TikTok founder defends potential Microsoft sale 4.8.2020 BBC: Business
President Donald Trump has threatened to bar the popular video-sharing social media firm from the US.
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India is paying for Modi's wooing of Xi 3.8.2020 Rediff: News
'China was a relationship from which Mr Modi had expected the most it seems.' 'It showed in a string of summits, and somewhat breathless celebration of Xi Jinping.' 'It was hasty and simplistic,' observes Shekhar Gupta.
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