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· September, 2013

Stories about North America from September, 2013

19 September 2013

How Russians Read McCain's Pravda Op-Ed on Putin

RuNet Echo

While Americans were incensed at being lectured by a foreign politician whom many regard as either an idiot or a hypocrite, many Russians, it turns out, reacted no differently.

18 September 2013

Melbourne Protesters Take Campaign to McDonald's Chicago HQ

Kevin Rennie writes about the opposition of Melbourne residents to a new McDonald’s in their place. The campaigners have now taken their case to Maccas headquarters in Chicago

Will Madagascar's Upcoming Elections Solve the Island's Crisis?

Madagascar has suffered five political crises in four decades, with the island still reeling from its latest coup d'etat in 2009. Can elections finally pull the country out?

16 September 2013

Indians Push Back on Racist Taunts to Miss America 2014

Indian-American Nina Davuluri faced a barrage of racist comments in social media after winning the Miss America pageant. Indians fumed, but also wondered about her chances of winning in India.

12 September 2013

How Russians Read Putin's NYT Op-Ed on Syria

RuNet Echo

Many RuNet users have hailed the President’s overture as something of a needed display of Russian moral authority on the world stage.

4 September 2013

Derailment of ‘La Bestia’, Another Tragedy in a Broken Immigration System

Levi Bridges reflects on immigration reform and the latest derailment of 'la bestia', a Mexican train that offers migrants an alternative way of reaching the U.S.

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