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Pinewood CEO Touts Emerging U.S., China Business

"The results speak for themselves," says Ivan Dunleavy after the studio operator's latest financials when asked about upcoming meetings with shareholders, including a dissident investor. read more

The Comics Reporter Video Parade

Dissident Cartoonists In Harare Sampling Of HeroesCon 2015 Videos Tom Scott At TEDxAuckland Conversation With Filmmaker Dan Mirvish Based Around A Bernard And Huey Film

Here's What We Learned From Pussy Riot's Glastonbury Talks

All photos by Carys Lavin Why did Pussy Riot come to Glastonbury? Because "We need more riots!” apparently. Oh, and "because we like music," jokes Nadya Tolokonnikova, one of the dissident punk band’s best-known members. The vibe here...Show More Summary

Ireland Police Charge 2 Men Over Bomb Discover - Reports

Two men were charged in Ireland amid the investigation into dissident republican activity, local media reported on Friday.

Deschutes Brewery News – 9 New Labels, The Dissident Goes Annual + Black Butte XXVII Details

(Bend,OR) – Deschutes Brewery announces details on their famous sour ale Dissident as well as what twist is in store for Blac… The post Deschutes Brewery News – 9 New Labels, The Dissident Goes Annual + Black Butte XXVII Details appeared first on

Q&A: In Syria the 'internet has become a weapon' of war

Al Jazeera speaks to Basel Matar about a project providing a safer online environment for Syrian dissidents.

MEA Lauches Personal Attack Against Dissident Teacher, Releases Confidential Information

By Anne Schieber, Michigan Capitol Confidential After being compelled to pay thousands of dollars in union dues over 37 years as a teacher, Mary Davenport thought the least it could do was create a harmonious workplace. Davenport says she got the opposite, which has taken a toll personally and professionally. Show More Summary

Pakistan arrests two men over London murder of dissident politician

KARACHI (Reuters) - Pakistani authorities said they arrested two men on Thursday in connection with the murder of a dissident Pakistani politician in London five years ago.

Aung San Suu Kyi: a painful metamorphosis

2 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

For so long Burma's chief dissident, now the leader of a political party, Aung San Suu Kyi strongly denies any complacency against persecution.

Putin's confrontation with West 'artificial': dissident Khodorksovsky

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin's confrontation with the West is "artificial" and aimed at protecting Russia's ruling elite and distracting attention from a corrupt system, a former Russian oil tycoon said on Wednesday.

The IRS Scandal, Day 771

Investor's Business Daily, IRS' Latest Email Excuse Draws It Closer To Rogue Agency Status: Lawlessness: On Day 768 of the IRS scandal targeting political dissidents, the tax agency said it has more emails to release. Only it can't release them until September because it must ensure there are no duplicates....

Mexico’s Dissident Teachers Union CNTE Proves Tough to Tame

2 weeks agoNews : Vice News

Teachers in the southern Mexican city of Oaxaca marched in the streets, burned ballots, and disrupted gasoline deliveries during the June 7 midterm elections — but they weren't exactly protesting the voting process itself. The teachers...Show More Summary

Is Azerbaijan Doomed to Remain a Police State?

Reporting in the bad old days of the Cold War had its particular inbuilt moral problem. Was it right to ring up and arrange a meeting with a dissident when the secret police on the watch was certain to add new entries to the dossierShow More Summary

Aung San Suu Kyi wraps up delegation to China, has audience with Xi Jinping and visits Great Wall

2 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Myanmar opposition leader and former dissident Aung San Suu Kyi recently met with Xi Jinping and took a trip to the Great Wall as she concluded her visit to China. [ more › ]

Robert Sherwood Morse dies at 91; dissident Episcopal clergyman

Robert Sherwood Morse, a dissident clergyman who objected to changes in traditional Episcopalian practice and urged fellow religious conservatives to leave a mainstream he likened to the Biblical "fleshpots of Egypt," has died. He was 91.

China media calls on contemporary artist Ai Weiwei to change politics after rare show

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

A Chinese newspaper with close links to the Communist Party on Thursday called on famed artist Ai Weiwei to abandon his "previous politics" after the dissident was allowed to stage a rare exhibition in China. China's best known contemporary...Show More Summary

The Side of Freedom

By Amanda Schnetzer In 2004, former Soviet dissident Natan Sharansky published The Case for Democracy, a small but significant volume on the power of freedom. Given the seemingly endless stories of tyranny and violence in the MiddleShow More Summary

China urges Suu Kyi to maintain positive ties, no mention of dissident

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping told Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday that he hoped Myanmar would maintain a consistent and positive position on relations, state media said, regardless of any changes in Myanmar's domestic politics.

Ludvik Vaculik, Influential Czech Writer and Dissident, Dies at 88

Mr. Vaculik not only wrote some great books, one expert said, but he also “influenced events and spearheaded political changes” in Czechoslovakia, especially the “Prague Spring” of 1968.

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