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Health-care reform: what polls say ahead of a Supreme Court ruling – Full story

Health-care reform: what polls say ahead of a Supreme Court ruling (via The Christian Science Monitor) As the US Supreme Court prepares to announce its ruling on President Obama’s health-care reform law, polls reveal an American public sharply divided on the issue. They agree on the major problems in the health-care system – the high…

Italy’s modern-day conqueror falters under weight of eurozone crisis – Full story

Italy's modern-day conqueror falters under weight of eurozone crisis (via The Christian Science Monitor) Things are not going well for Italian President Mario Monti. The elegant economist’s entry into politics in November, to replace disgraced former President Silvio Berlusconi, was at first greeted with great enthusiasm. Some even likened him to Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus, an Italian…

Protests are looking permanent in Russia

Protests are looking permanent in Russia (via The Christian Science Monitor) Tens of thousands of protesters marched through the streets of downtown Moscow today in a show of opposition force which is the clearest indication yet that the pro-democracy movement brought to life by widespread perceptions of electoral fraud last December has become a permanent feature…