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Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz commits suicide

The 26-year-old co-founder of social news website Reddit hanged himself in his New York apartment on Friday. Swartz faced 13 felony charges connected with hacking the network of MIT University and downloading academic papers online. He could have spent decades in prison for charges he pleaded not guilty to. And a representative of the Pirate group from the Berlin parliament, Fabio Reinhardt, says that just isn’t fair.

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Iceland shows the way: reject austerity

When, in September 2008, the economic and financial crisis hit Iceland – a small island in the Atlantic with 320 000 inhabitants – the impact was disastrous, as in the rest of the continent. Financial speculation bankrupted the top three banks, whose total assets were ten times higher than the country’s GDP.

They refused IMF prescriptions, let banks fail and sentenced those responsible for crisis by Salim Lamrani.

When, in September 2008, the economic and financial crisis hit Iceland – a small island in the Atlantic with 320 000 inhabitants – the impact was disastrous, as in the rest of the continent. Financial speculation bankrupted the top three banks, whose total assets were ten times higher than the country’s GDP. The net loss was 85 billion dollars. The unemployment rate increased nine times between 2008 and 2010, while before the country enjoyed full employment.

Iceland’s debt represented 900% of GDP and the national currency depreciated by 80% against the euro. The country fell into a deep recession, with a decline in GDP of 11% in two years.

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IdleNoMore indigenous protest at US and Canada

Indigenous people and supporters from Minneapolis protested at the Canadian Consulate in downtown Minneapolis, as the first protest in the United States supporting “Idle No More”, the political mobilization of indigenous First Nation communities in Canada.

The crowd in Churchill Square in Edmonton for Idle No More, a rally and march protesting Bill C-45. December 8, 2012.

Community members from the 4 First nations Samson Erminskin Montana Louis Bull gather to raise awareness on the new legislation that is the “white paper” in disquise

Everyone Has a Voice! Saskatoon you demonstrated your voice loud and clear! This video is ment to inspire other youth and people to take the power back.
Use your own skills to promote awarness, I dont have a education in editing, however i do know that a little bit of time and effort does great things.

Thanks HongPong, Paula E. Kirman, HongPong and Harmonie King for the video