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Protests in France

Protests in France have shut down not only Paris but a majority of the country. Unions and workers all across the country are on strike. Railroad workers, transit employees, teachers, students, hospital workers, and other citizens are organizing and shutting down many major streets and even cities across the country. The airport has partially closed …

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Evo Morales Resigns

The once internationally recognized and popular president, Evo Morales, is out. Evo Morales, Bolivia’s first indigineous president, was elected in 2006 at a time when Bolivia was considered the poorest country in South America. He quickly diversified the economy and lifted millions out of poverty. Unlike other leftist leaders in the region, Morales combined the …

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Riots In Lebanon

Who knew a twenty-cent tax could be the tipping point in sparking riots across an entire country. In Lebanon that was exactly the case. Prime Minister Saad Hariri and his government announced that they would be implementing a 20 cent tax on calls through the communication app called WhatsApp. The people of Lebanon immediately took …

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