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'Happiness' is not for Indians yet

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In the World Happiness Report of 2015 of the United Nations on 158 countries India has slipped from 111th place in 2013 to 117th. This, obviously, means that people in India have become unhappier during the last two years. The report covers the period from 2012 to 2014 and takes into account not just individual satisfaction and wealth but also broad contentment that includes social support, high healthy life expectancy, freedom to make life choices, perceptions of corruption, pro-sociality – the kind of conduct that may include honesty, benevolence, cooperation and trustworthiness.

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Fiorina Is Not the Anti-Hillary

Carly Fiorina

As an advocate of a stateless society, I don’t want anyone to be president. Nevertheless, someone will be chosen to live in the White House next year. Will it be a woman?

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Pamela Geller - America's New Isamophobic ‘Acid Queen’

Pamela Geller

As in "The Who's" rock opera "Tommy", where Tommy's parents sent him to a gypsy (a self-proclaimed Acid Queen) who administered him hallucinogenic drugs in order to cure him,  Pamela Geller thinks to "heal" American society with her Islamophobic hate speeches and her anti-Muslim events like that in Garland, Texas, in order to make it prone to more wars against "Islamism".

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Israeli Soldiers Break the Silence on Gaza War

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"Breaking the Silence is an organization of veteran combatants who have served in the Israeli military since the start of the Second Intifada and have taken it upon themselves to expose the Israeli public to the reality of everyday life in the Occupied Territories."

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The Chickens Come Home to Roost in Baltimore

Baltimore

Once again, the nation watches as prosecutors deal with the killing of an unarmed black man.

“[The officers] failed to establish probable cause for Mr. Gray’s arrest as no crime had been committed by Mr. Gray . . . Accordingly, [he was] illegally arrested,” Baltimore state’s attorney Marilyn Mosby declared, as she announced the filing of criminal charges against the six officers implicated in Freddie Gray’s death.

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