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    Cool, thanks for the info. Will check it out.

    Also if you guys want some retelling of the china story culturally through 20th century you can check this book. I put on the spanish version cause i...
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    Everytime i expect less and less of the hang of AP on figure of speeches or even everyday talk and still i get dissapointed*




    *I'm not being serious guys. Please don't think i'm even...
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    I thought writing about how he would jump out of a window was a sure sign of not taking it seriously.
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    Jesus Pi Ma Wen, it was a joke. I reckon you and i will never be able to go have a beer together cause you will jump out of a window when i say something like "Pff, get out of here".

    Also, the...
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    So El país has an interesting article (even if succint) of how the media gives a lot of coverage to some tragedies and only skim others. Of course, they do this referencing the Univeristy Massacre of...
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    "I'm not affirming it was a succesfel or devoid of problems movement of reforms. I am only pointing towards a movement in history that can be used as an example of a movement that had democracitic...
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    http://afe.easia.columbia.edu/special/china_1750_reform.htm

    Saying they never got anywhere is kinda losing a lot of what happened.


    Edit: Oh wait, let me add disclaimers. "As i said previously...
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    -Man, that's why i put quotations on smooth and aftewards talked about bloodshed. I guess it wasn't obvious. My bad.

    -I wasn't referring to Chiang but to some reforms that were proposed during The...
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    China has historically had various attempts at moving in a "Smooth" transition towards democracy. All of them have ended in bloodshed or worse (Tiananmen, The struggle before the communist party...
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    Well, i still haven't watched all the video but the cornerstone of "holy shit, we are not dying!" is a pretty powerful tool for governments and China, for example, is a country that goes into really...
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    One of the things that really baffle me about humanity is how far and how much backstory can go into our justifications of killing and/or harming other humans.


    Edit: oh yeah, almost forgot. How...
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    "You don’t have to worry about silver, either, which we think holds even greater potential for investors. In the July BIG GOLD, we show why we’re so bullish on gold’s little cousin, provide two...
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    It isn't :/ but they won't even give them that. Also about the commentary, it was prejudiced against muslims of course. Even if we do have muslim population some assholes here in México are bigots.
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    Ugh, i was listening to the radio a few days ago and they were talking about the recent plane crash and one of the commentators says "They should run background checks on people. Like asking them if...
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    Yeah, i saw the reports in Al Jazeera. Quite horrible :/
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    https://news.vice.com/article/live-updates-turkish-militant-group-takes-prosecutor-hostage-at-istanbul-courthouse?utm_source=vicenewsfb
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    http://www.amazon.com/God-Bless-You-Dr-Kevorkian-ebook/dp/B00541Z90G

    It was a reference to this book.
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    Oh man, where is Dr. Kevorkian? We need to contact Kurt Vonnegut to get his opinion on this as soon as possible. I'll volunteer to use the machine.
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    Sometimes i wished i fucked as much as my government fucks with us.
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    http://41.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lnbr86hTpk1qh59n0o1_500.png
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    6 months later the protests for justice on Ayotzinapa have faded.

    http://fusion.net/story/110408/6-months-after-disappearance-of-ayotzinapa-students-the-fire-fades-in-mexico

    But i mean, i get...
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    When i was a kid a mime used to beat the shit out of me so Jazz Hands trigger me.
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    Violent repression in Honduras during a protest against a new regulatory law in Schools. 4 kids dead (secundarias which is early highschool, i think), among them a 13 year old girl.
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    http://stream.aljazeera.com/story/201503241321-0024644

    Right now México is having a campaign against the corrupt removal of Carmen Aristegui who was a vital part on discovering the corrupt scandal...
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    https://news.vice.com/article/the-vatican-supports-legitimate-violent-force-against-the-islamic-state?utm_source=vicenewsaunzfb

    It remains to be seen if the Vatican will lend its support in the...
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    Of course, Minnesota even lived under the iron grip of the Serial Cupist, a guy that just terrorized the state's Starbucks. I remember "Milky Terror" even went Global and it was a problem cause there...
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    http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/03/tunisia-war-terrorism-museum-attack-150319045824986.html

    Info on the attack on Tunisia that ended with the death of 21 people (19 tourists and two tunisians).
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    Spanish authorities to jail him again cause he was skimming on the taxes again.
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    http://www.tri-cityherald.com/2015/03/16/3462266/attorney-calls-for-pasco-cops.html
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    You guys should just give the reigns of the country to Meryl Streep.
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