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Male Fox News guest to female Democratic consultant: “Know your role and shut your mouth”

Bill Cunningham also asked Tamara Holder, “Are you going to cry?”<p>A finger-pointing political argument on Fox News Channel boiled over when a male conservative talk show host shouted at a woman to "know your role and shut your mouth."<p>The man, Bill Cunningham, later asked Fox contributor Tamara …

McConnell pushed on immigration

A group dedicated to electing more conservatives to the Senate is asking Republican Leader Mitch McConnell to use his influence to put the brakes on the immigration bill.<p>The Senate Conservatives Fund, once affiliated with former Sen. Jim DeMint of South Carolina, is accusing McConnell of “quietly …

The GOP’s Kamikazes Are Back

The House GOP rump is once again running the show, leaving John Boehner scrambling and donors increasingly exasperated. By Eleanor Clift.<p>The …

How elite universities are killing the American dream

The American Dream isn’t dead. It’s just moved to Denmark.<p>Now, we like to think of ourselves as a classless society, but it isn’t true today. As the Brookings Institution has pointed out, America has turned into a place Horatio Alger would scarcely recognize: we have more inequality and less …

Income Inequality

Rand Paul to vote against Gang of Eight immigration bill

“Reform should be dependent on border security first,” Paul told CNN’s Candy Crowley<p>Sen. Rand Paul, R-KY, announced on Sunday that he is a "no" vote on the Gang of Eight's immigration bill because he thinks "reform should be dependent on border security first."<p>After CNN's Candy Crowley reminded …

Mood in Brazil Tense Yet Hopeful After Mass Protests

Editor of National Geographic Brasil explains underlying causes of the unrest.<p><b>The largest demonstrations in Brazil in 20 years have rocked the South American country this week, prompting the nation's president to cancel an overseas trip and call an emergency cabinet meeting. Protests have been held</b> …

The next phase of China’s global soft power push is exporting higher education

China’s next major export might just be universities. China’s Soochow University, based in the eastern city of Suzhou, is raising money to build a satellite campus in Laos where it will enroll around 5,000 students. Other Chinese universities have announced plans for campuses in Malaysia and in the …

China

El dólar blue sigue en baja y ya está en los niveles de marzo pasado

El dólar oficial escaló el martes un centavo y cotizó a $ 5,29 comprador y 5,35 vendedor,mientras que el paralelo volvió a ceder terreno y se negoció …

Por el cepo, el Banco Central perdió U$S 9.200 millones

BANCO CENTRAL.<p>El gobierno de la presidenta Cristina Fernández de Kirchner instaló las restricciones a la compra de divisas internacionales como una …

Main Mercosur obstacle is Argentina, say Brazilian farmers promoting an EU/Brazil trade accord

Friday, June 21st 2013 - 06:03 UTC<p>Full article 8 comments<p>Senator Katia Abreu at the opening of the CNA office in Brussels<p>One of Mercosur ‘main …

Hong Kong's Statement On Edward Snowden's Departure Is A Pretty Big 'Screw You' To The US Government

Hong Kong's government released a statement early Sunday confirming NSA leaker Edward Snowden's departure to Russia — and throwing a few diplomatic jabs at the United States government.<p>Not only does the statement reject the U.S.'s request to extradite Snowden, but it also announces the Hong Kong …

Congress's role in Iran

There is something surreal about our current debate on national security. It concerns the looming issue of whether the United States should conduct pre-emptive aerial attacks against Iran if it fails to curb its nuclear program. While the recent election of a new, reformist president, Hassan …