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Despots defend record round of bonuses in 2010

all being paid much more than David CameronMembers of the ‘Confederation of Dictators, Tyrants, Autocrats and Unelected Heads of State’ have been vigorously defending the latest round of bonuses that they have awarded themselves over the past twelve months – a year which has seen the public standing of brutal autocrats drop to its lowest level in over half a century.

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Posted: Feb 27th, 2011
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Aung San Suu Kyi ‘disappointed’ at lack of Rangoon Starbucks

Things have gone from bad to worse for Burma’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who was released from house arrest last week only to find that, during her fifteen-year captivity, not a single branch of Starbucks has opened anywhere in the capital Rangoon, leaving her with neither political power nor coffee.

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Posted: Nov 15th, 2010
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