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France's pension strikes are significant news on the world stage of late. Media sources indicate that striking and riots have only increased in intensity as the Wed French senate vote on increasing the retirement age from 60 to 62 looms....

KCET and PBS


Note: This thread is an exact duplicate of an already existing discussion called "KCET and PBS" so we have closed commenting here. Please go to the existing "KCET and PBS" thread to continue this discussion. Thank you, KCET Site Staff.I'm extremely...

KCET and PBS


Note: This thread is an exact duplicate of an already existing discussion called "KCET and PBS" so we have closed commenting here. Please go to the existing "KCET and PBS" thread to continue this discussion. Thank you, KCET Site Staff.I'm extremely...

Irish political prisoners or terrorists?


How come, typically, Americans desribe Irish terrorists as political prisoners yet describe Guantanomo prisoners as terrorists even though they never underwent a trial? Double standards or what?...

Bp and the Gulf Oil Spill


COMMENT: To all those enraged with Bp and the Gulf oil spill...while I share your sentiments and your anger does resonate with me, I believe your frustration and rage is misplaced. Just bare with me for a moment. Bp is...