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By Noe Torres (Reuters) A leftist Mexican lawmaker on Thursday presented a bill to legalize the production, sale and use of marijuana, adding to a growing chorus of Latin American politicians who are rejecting the prohibitionist policies of the United States. The bill is unlikely to win much support in Congress since a strong majority [...]
(TorrentFreak) A ruling handed down yesterday by Germany’s highest court represents a blow to rightsholders in their quest to clamp down on illicit file-sharing. The court ruled that the parents of a teenager who had made available more than 1,100 songs on file-sharing networks can not be held responsible for their son’s infringements, nor be [...]
By Tommy Christopher (Mediaite) For all of his bitching about President Obama and support for Mitt Romney, Schnatter’s stock price was at $51.90 per share on Election Day, more than triple the $16.58 it closed with when President Obama was inaugurated. On the other hand, during the eight years of the Bush administration, Papa John’s stock [...]
By Helen Popper (Reuters) To the surprise of his detractors, Evo Morales — an ally of Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez who shares his penchant for fiery leftist rhetoric — has proved a fiscal conservative. The country is expected to register its seventh-straight annual fiscal surplus in 2012. Morales, 53, has nationalized areas of the economy from the vital [...]