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Salvatore Babones

The Great Cyprus Bank Robbery

March 24, 2013 /

by Salvatore Babones

Cyprus is the latest European country to face a budget and banking crisis.  Its deregulated banks have accumulated huge losses and now face imminent bankruptcy. Like the United States government,...

How Inequality Is Killing the Dinosaurs

March 8, 2013 /

by Salvatore Babones

Rising inequality is killing the dinosaurs - or at least what's left of them. Paleontologists report a boom in illicit dinosaur excavation and smuggling. The most recent case to hit the news was the...

Britain Comes Clean on Slave Fortunes

February 27, 2013 /

by Salvatore Babones

One hundred eighty years after abolishing slavery, the United Kingdom is coming clean about fortunes founded on slave ownership and the slave trade. While it took a bloody civil war...

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