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Hong Kong Shows Beijing Exactly What Democracy Can Look Like

time.com — The Chinese Communist Party insists Hong Kong is not ready for democracy. Beijing announced late last month that if Hong Kong residents want to select their next leader, in 2017, they must choose from a list of candidates essentially vetted by the party.
Sep 30, 2014

RT @emilyrauhala: "Where there might have been discord and violence, cooperation and camaraderie reigned. A lesson for Beijing." wp.me/p5HMd-et91

Sep 30, 2014

"Where there might have been discord and violence, cooperation and camaraderie reigned. A lesson for Beijing." wp.me/p5HMd-et91

Sep 30, 2014

RT @TIME: Hong Kong shows Beijing exactly what democracy can look like ti.me/1rBdmBw Photo: Carlos Barria-Reuters pic.twitter.com/IzuoGY0Q2r

Sep 30, 2014

RT @TIME: Hong Kong shows Beijing exactly what democracy can look like ti.me/1rBdmBw Photo: Carlos Barria-Reuters pic.twitter.com/IzuoGY0Q2r

Sep 30, 2014

RT @emilyrauhala: Hong Kong shows Beijing what democracy can look like wp.me/p5HMd-et91 my report for @Time

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See the Real Impact of War in the Democratic Republic of Congo

lightbox.time.com — The slow burn of war has long ravaged the heart of Africa. Millions of people in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the largest member in a neighborhood wracked by upheaval, have died from prolonged insecurity, disease and hunger.

Hong Kong Protest Leaders Give Government Oct. 1 Deadline

time.com — Occupy Central leaders on Tuesday announced an Oct. 1 deadline for the Hong Kong government to respond to their demands for voting reform, as mass pro-democracy protests entered their third day. Oct. 1 is China's National Day, and stipulating it as an ultimatum will be seen as a grave affront by Hong Kong's sovereign rulers in Beijing.

Hong Kong China Democracy Protests Reasons and History

time.com — For a region of only about 400 square miles, Hong Kong has seen more than its share of protest in the last century. The uprising that sprang into action this week - as "Occupy Central" protesters demand the ability to elect their next local government head, the Chief Executive, without the intervention of Beijing - is part of a long history of political conflict in the area.
Sep 29, 2014

RT @emilyrauhala: Background from our archives RT @TIME This week's protests in Hong Kong are part of a story that dates back to 1967 ti.me/1qP3QWf

Sep 29, 2014

Background from our archives RT @TIME This week's protests in Hong Kong are part of a story that dates back to 1967 ti.me/1qP3QWf

Watch the Massive Hong Kong Protests From the Sky

time.com — Thousands of demonstrators are occupying key districts across Hong Kong in a massive democracy protest that has drawn international attention. Following a night of clashes with police, the number of protesters appeared to grow substantially on Monday. The video above, posted Monday on the Facebook account of Nero Chan, helps convey the scope of the ongoing protests.
Sep 29, 2014

RT @emilyrauhala: Remarkable footage, amazing moment RT @ZAbdoolcarim WATCH: HK protests, seen from the air. Staggering scale. wp.me/p5HMd-esBl

Sep 29, 2014

RT @emilyrauhala: Remarkable footage, amazing moment RT @ZAbdoolcarim WATCH: HK protests, seen from the air. Staggering scale. wp.me/p5HMd-esBl

Sep 29, 2014

Remarkable footage, amazing moment RT @ZAbdoolcarim WATCH: HK protests, seen from the air. Staggering scale. wp.me/p5HMd-esBl

PayPal to Separate From eBay in 2015

time.com — (SAN JOSE, Calif.) - PayPal is splitting from EBay Inc. and will become a separate and publicly traded company next year. The separation is expected to occur in the second half of 2015. EBay said Tuesday that its board decided that the separation was the best path for growth and shareholder value creation for each business.

It's Hard to Know How Many People Will Die of Ebola

time.com — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a report in mid-September estimating that if current trends in the Ebola outbreak continue without a ramped up effort, then Ebola cases in West Africa would double every 20 days. In that situation, Ebola cases could reach up 1.4 million by January.
Sep 30, 2014

Why it's nearly impossible to predict Ebola's short- and long-term impact time.com/3445222/5-reas…

States Profit From Prisoners, Families Pay

time.com — This story was published by The Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative news organization in Washington, D.C. Pat Taylor doesn't believe in going into debt. She keeps her bills in a freezer bag under her bed, next to old photo albums, and believes in paying them on time religiously.
Sep 30, 2014

Check out the part about Gwinnett's "jail cats" program, in story about profiting from jail inmates wp.me/p5HMd-esyE via @TIME

Iceland Will Host Gender-Equality Conference Without Women

time.com — Iceland is organizing a gender-equality conference that won't have any female attendees. In a speech to the U.N. General Assembly on Monday, Icelandic Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson said the "Barbershop" conference aims to bring together a group of men discussing gender equality among themselves, focusing particularly on violence against women.

Wildlife Populations Have Dropped by More Than Half

time.com — Vertebrate species populations have dropped by more than half over the course of 30 years, according to a new report from the World Wildlife Fund, marking a larger decrease than ever previously documented. The Living Plant Report measured more than 10,000 representative populations of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish and found a 52 percent decline between 1970 and 2010.
Sep 30, 2014

Some news should come with warning labels for the pre-coffeed. Wildlife Populations Have Dropped by More Than Half wp.me/p5HMd-esCK

Sep 30, 2014

RT @larrybrilliant: Sad. Poignant. Unforgivable. Wildlife Populations Have Dropped by More Than Half wp.me/p5HMd-esCK via @TIME

Sep 29, 2014

Wildlife Populations Have Dropped by More Than Half wp.me/p5HMd-esCK via @TIME

'No One Is Safe' In These Poems

time.com — When he's not editing BuzzFeed's LGBT vertical by day, Saeed Jones is also a poet. His debut collection, Prelude to Bruise, hit shelves earlier this month, and though listing its topics hardly does the critically acclaimed book justice - you'll have to see the words arranged on the page yourself - the way these poems address violence, life in the south, race, sexuality and relationships makes for an engrossing read best consumed in as few sittings as possible.
Sep 29, 2014

RT @unionstationmag: 3. This very important interview with @theferocity in @time on his debut poetry collection, Prelude To Bruise - time.com/3433002/saeed-…

Sep 29, 2014

RT @theferocity: “No one is safe in these poems.” @TIME interviewed me about PRELUDE TO BRUISE: time.com/3433002/saeed-…

Sep 29, 2014

.@theferocity talks to @nolanfeeney about his new poetry collection "Prelude to Bruise" wp.me/p5HMd-ep50 via @TIMECulture

Sep 29, 2014

"There’s a sense of urgency that I’ve gotten from engaging in the social web." - @theferocity, ti.me/1qOkIg0

Sep 29, 2014

Normally I'm like ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ about poetry but @theferocity's book is really good! I interviewed him about it: time.com/3433002/saeed-…

73 Killed in Assam and Meghalaya

time.com — Around 73 people have been killed in India's northeast, after flash floods and landslides hit two states in the region. A senior government official in Meghalaya told the Associated Press on Wednesday that 35 bodies had been recovered over the past two days with 15 people still missing.
Sep 30, 2014

Floods in Kashmir move us. That is the way it shd be. But why r we so indifferent when floods ravage the North East? time.com/3427911/india-…

Anne Helen Petersen on "Scandals of Classic Hollywood"

time.com — Everyone loves a scandal - and no one did scandal better than old Hollywood. In her new book, Scandals of Classic Hollywood: Sex, Deviance and Drama From the Golden Age of American Cinema (out Sept. 30), writer Anne Helen Petersen delves deep into the back stories of some of old Hollywood's most famous stars, including Elizabeth Taylor, Montgomery Clift and Mae West.
Sep 29, 2014

RT @annehelen: Here’s me in @TIME talking about my book, Brangelina, & my next project (!!!): time.com/3425136/anne-h… (thx @MeganJGibson)

Sep 29, 2014

Here’s me in @TIME talking about my book, Brangelina, & my next project (!!!): time.com/3425136/anne-h… (thx @MeganJGibson)

Sep 29, 2014

I spoke to the brilliant @annehelen about old Hollywood scandals & her new book -- ti.me/1uGqkwF

Londoners Give Up First Born for Web Access

time.com — Not reading the small print could mean big problems, as a handful of Londoners who accidentally signed away their first born children in exchange for access to free Wi-Fi recently found out. An experiment organized by the Cyber Security Research Institute was conducted in some of the busiest neighborhoods in London and intended to highlight the major risks associated with public Wi-Fi networks.
Sep 29, 2014

RT @TIME: A handful of Londoners accidentally signed away their first born children in exchange for access to free Wi-Fi ti.me/1qOkyVU

Sep 29, 2014

I better read the fine print too. MT:@TIME A handful of Londoners accidentally signed away their first born children ti.me/1qOkyVU

Sep 29, 2014

RT @TIME Londoners accidentally signed away their first born children in exchange for free Wi-Fi ti.me/1qOkyVU (Read fine print!)

Why Investors are Leaving Pimco So Quickly

time.com — The Wall Street Journal has reported that investors on Friday pulled out $10 billion from funds run by Pacific Investment Management Co., or Pimco. The redemptions came after news of the departure of Bill Gross, the company's chief investment officer and manager of the enormous $220 billion Pimco Total Return bond mutual fund.
Sep 29, 2014

Probably a lot of dinners-out being canceled in Newport Beach these days ... time.com/money/3445303/… #PIMCO

Sep 29, 2014

Why investors are leaving Pimco so quickly. @PatRegnier money.us/1DRC5GY headline risk

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