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[2]How The EU Budget Really Works
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Charles Crawford | Conservative Home | 14 November 2010

Cut out and keep. Diplomat explains, inter alia: who gives and who gets; the
  seven-year plan; British rebate; leverage of national governments; case
  against Euro-taxes. And that's just part one (of two)

[3]North African Miracle
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      3. http://b.rw/9o5wwl

Francisco R. Rodríguez et al | Let's Talk HD | 12 November 2010

Which region has experienced greatest progress in human development in
  recent decades? Answer used to be: East Asia. Now it's Muslim world's turn,
  especially North Africa. Look to Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco

[4]Political Trolleyology
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Will Davies | Potlatch | 14 November 2010

Short, sharp blog post. Britain's centre-right coalition evolves
  conservative Rawlsian ideology. Treats inequalities as given, even those it
  creates. Question becomes, how to treat inequalities "fairly"

[5]Detroit's Unlikely Saviours
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      5. http://b.rw/9uEgiM

Bobby Ghosh | Time | 13 November 2010

Detroit has become a byword for urban decay, despair. But Arab-American
  community, concentrated in nearby Dearborn, is growing, thriving,
  optimistic. Could Arab entrepreneurs help revive Detroit itself?

[6]Manny Pacquiao Doesn't Scale It Back
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      6. http://b.rw/btAuzg

Bill Dwyre | LA Times | 14 November 2010

World's best pound-for-pound fighter, Philippine congressman Manny Pacquiao,
  wins eighth world boxing title in eight weight divisions. It's never been
  done before. And it probably won't ever be done again

Topic: Soccer

Why do we root for underdogs? Is it OK to cheat? How can we make the game
  less boring for... [7]Continue reading...
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[8]Today on FiveBooks: Forgotten Cold War Thrillers
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