Category Archives: Politics

What should be done with the Deities’ Gold?

Pressure on the Indian Rupee has got the government scrambling to find money, and they’re reaching into the coffers of temples. Indian Temples Fight Back Against Government Gold Grabbing Plot Zero Hedge – Michael Krieger of Liberty Blitzkrieg – Oct … more

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Iraq’s liberation, the Arab Spring and the democratic revolution

Saddam’s statue: the bitter regrets of Iraq’s sledgehammer man Guardian – PETER BEAUMONT – Mar 9, 2013 “Then we had only one dictator. Now we have hundreds,” he says, echoing a popular sentiment in a country mired in political problems … more

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In recent news: 50 Million Dollar diamond heist in Belgium; Not so recent: Kohinoor diamond one among many the British plundered from India

Britain to India: Diamond in royal crown is ours Reuters – Feb 20, 2013 British Prime Minister David Cameron says a giant diamond his country forced India to hand over in the colonial era that was set in a royal … more

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Gold for oil

The Best Reason in the World to Buy Gold Forbes – GORDON G. CHANG – Apr 22, 2012 Beijing is planning to avoid U.S. financial sanctions on Iran by paying for oil with gold. China’s imports of the metal are … more

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