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ISIS's Nightmare: Fierce Kurdish Women Fighters

On Monday the Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said that the isolated Kurdish enclave of Kobani was "about to fall" to a massive, sustained assault from ISIS.
Also on Monday, Rooz Bahjat, a Kurdish intelligence officer stationed in Kobani said the city would fall within "the next 24 hours." By now ISIS was expecting to be slaughtering civilians by the score.

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7 Disturbing Charts That Show the Impact of America's Warped Economic Priorities

  Just the other day, 50,000 people marched against austerity in London.
 Sam Fairburn, the group's national secretary, said: "Cuts are killing people and destroying cherished public services which have served generations."
 This should stand in stark contrast to America, which has had no marches against austerity of any significant size, but where austerity has been the rule for longer and has been much more brutal.

 You would never know it from watching the news, but the conservative austerity policies are hitting crushing levels. Consider infrastructure spending.

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