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Education Does Reduce Inequality

The premium commanded by a college degree has risen, even as the market has been flooded with graduates.<p>In recent months some of the leading economic minds in the country have declared that when it comes to explaining rising inequality, education doesn’t matter. Larry Summers, former Treasury …

Education

World War II History: The Holocaust for Kids

A Jewish boy and mother being arrested<i><br>Warsaw Ghetto Uprising</i><br>Photo by Unknown<p><b>Why did Hitler and the Nazis do it?</b><p>Hitler hated Jewish people and blamed …

History

Mandela left his mark on Canada

Nelson Mandela addressed the joint houses of Parliament in Ottawa twice, was awarded the Order of Canada, granted honorary citizenship and danced before 45,000 school children.

Goldman Sachs: How to make money even if the U.S. stock market is flat this year

It's only April and the S&P 500 has already reached Goldman Sachs' year-end target of 2,100.<p>Now the firm's clients are wondering what they should do for the rest of the year. Sell in April and come back in January? While the team at Goldman, led by Chief U.S. Equity Strategist David Kostin, doesn't …

Understanding anxiety and mental health stigma

If you look at the facts and figures on the mental health charity Mind's website, you'll find that around 1 in 4 people will experience some sort of mental health problem each year. About 10% of these people will see their doctor and be diagnosed as having a mental health problem, and of this …

Nike Sweatshops - Never say Never

Children Labor in Cambodia - Modern Day Slavery

Life is cruel in some areas:<p><b>While some of us are playing basketball and complaining how much work we have and how bad the food taste, there are some</b> …

Syrian children struggle on Lebanon's streets

<b>Beirut</b> <b>-</b> About four years ago, Ahmad* dropped out of school and moved to Lebanon from his home in Syria's Daraa province. He learned how to shine shoes, recognising that this would be his trade for the near future.<p>Around 11 years old when the crisis in Syria started, Ahmad moved to Lebanon with his …

Middle East

Invisible Children

Homeless in Kilis; an influx from Syria.

Kilis, Turkey has recently received a vast influx of Syrians seeking safety after recent bombardments of Aleppo.<p>A mother cries with her children as …

Syria conflict: Emerging from the siege of Homs

Small children are among those evacuated<p><b>The first to arrive couldn't walk.</b><p>They hobbled on crutches, lay moaning on stretchers, or were gently eased into wheelchairs from white armoured vehicles with blue UN flags.<p>It was a first sad glimpse of lives lived under siege: the wounded who survived nearly …

Shielding children from the consequences of conflict

• UNICEF reached 408,800 people in 243 hard-to-reach locations in Syria with life-saving interventions and critical WASH, education, health and …

Syrian Refugee Children Capturing and Sharing Their Lives with Disposable Cameras

The Syrian civil war has been raging for over four years now, and millions of Syrians have fled their homes and into neighboring countries as …

More than 220,000 reported dead in Syria conflict

The conflict in Syria has left more than 220,000 dead since it began four years ago with an uprising against President Bashar Assad, a key monitoring …

Syria Independence Day 2015 Facts: Syrians Celebrate Freedom From Foreign Rule Amid Civil War

Syrians will hoist the national flag across the country Thursday to mark 69 years of independence from France and to honor those who died fighting to …

Al-Hasakah, At The Crossroads Of The Syrian Civil War

<b>AL-HASAKAH</b> — On the large roundabout that marks one of the entrances into Al-Hasakah, in northeastern Syria, the Kurdish red, green and yellow colors …

Syria ISIS mission 'more demanding' than Iraq, Canadian commander says

Canada’s commander of the Joint Task Force in Iraq says that hitting Islamic State targets using airstrikes in Syria is harder than doing it in …

Middle East

UN: Graphic briefing on suspected Syria chlorine attacks

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Security Council members were moved to tears Thursday as the first eyewitness to the latest suspected chlorine attacks on …

Middle East