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Growing air of concern in Greece over new bailout "Greece's foreign lenders expressed doubts that the new austerity measures the Greek Parliament passed last week would actually be carried out, at least before early national elections. Others are concerned that in the fine print of the document Greece relinquished fundamental parts of its sovereignty to its foreign lenders."
Gonski, plutocracy and public policy "Gonski is politically astute, and the report's language is diplomatic, but the implication of his recommendations is clear: elite private schools should receive less public money, while schools with a high proportion of students from disadvantaged backgrounds should get far more. But the Labor Government tied Gonski's hands from the start."
Fishing as slaves on the high seas "Yusril's story, and that of nearly two-dozen other survivors of abuse, reveals how the $85 billion global fishing industry profits from the labor of people forced to work for little or no pay, often under the threat of violence. This is the story of how that ill-gotten catch may wind up on your plate."
The art of the Meryl Streep Acceptance Speech "The Meryl Streep acceptance speech is an art unto itself: elegant, loopy, cunningly self-aware, and impeccably delivered - in short, everything you expect from a Meryl Streep performance, condensed to three minutes. Where else can you see fake humility, fake gratitude, and fake spontaneity delivered with such aplomb?"
The street views Google wasn't expecting you to see (image gallery)