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Iceland bill to grant citizenship to Snowden could be foiled by fisheries

Three political parties in Iceland have put forward a bill that would grant citizenship to National Security Agency (NSA) leaker Edward Snowden, but it could be delayed by fisheries legislation. According the the Icelandic news service RUV, MPs representing Brighter Future, Piran (Pirate Party) and the Green Party backed the…

Occupy movement spins off OccupyMARINES and Occupy Police

The Occupy Wall Street movement has recently expanded beyond merely occupying parks and other physical territory and is staking out a new realm of metaphorical occupations that includes both OccupyMARINES and Occupy Police. The inspiration for OccupyMARINES came when Marine Sergeant Shamar Thomas confronted police officers who were threatening to…

Pirate Party wins seats in local Berlin elections

When elections were held for the Berlin parliament on Sunday, the established parties generally showed relatively small gains or losses of a couple of percentage points compared to five years ago. The most significant gain was registered by the Green Party, which jumped by over four points to take 18%…

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