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Sidebar: Religious Restrictions and Hostilities in the Middle East and North Africa During the Arab Spring

During the Arab Spring, many world leaders, including U.S. President Barack Obama, expressed hope that “this season of change” would lead to greater …

The Rwandan Genocide - Facts Summary

Background: Ethnic Tensions in Rwanda<p>By the early 1990s, Rwanda, a small country with an overwhelmingly agricultural economy, had one of the highest …

Africa

Extending Borders in Africa – 5 Minutes with Jason Stead

Share on Facebook<p>Share on Twitter<p><b>Jason Stead is on a mission to develop spiritual leaders in Africa. His ministry – Extending Borders – functions as</b> …

Bombing of Libya Looms as Neighboring States Seek to Seal the Borders and Build Refugee Towns

Fresh troop movements and unusual activity along the Algeria-Libya borders are clear indications of the potential for an imminent Western offensive …

A paradox is central to the nature of political boundaries in Africa: there is widespread agreement that the boundaries are arbitrary, yet the vast majority of ...

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Saadia Touval, The Organization of African Unity and African Borders, International Organization, Vol. 21, No. 1 (Winter, 1967), pp. 102-127

<b>Terms Related to the Moving Wall</b><b>Fixed walls:</b> Journals with no new volumes being added to the archive.<b>Absorbed:</b> Journals that are combined with …

Why should African colonial borders not be withdrawn?

A2A-thanks for the question. As will become clear hopefully, it is a subject rather closer to my heart than I want it to be.<p><i>(In a nutshell-it</i> …

9/94

Africa's Outdated Colonial Boundaries Must Be Redrawn [Plain Dealer]- 9/94<p>The Plain Dealer September 26, 1994 Monday, FINAL / ALL<br>SECTION: EDITORIALS …

Africa

Saadia Touval, Africa's Frontiers: Reactions to a Colonial Legacy, International Affairs (Royal Institute of International Affairs 1944-), Vol. 42, No. 4 (Oct., 1966), pp. 641-654

International Affairs (Royal Institute of International Affairs 1944-)<p><b>Description:</b> International Affairs is Britain's leading journal of …

Africa borders

<b>Before European colonization. 7th to 16th century</b><p><b>European territorial claims on the African continent in 1914</b><p><b>Postcolonial era: 1945-1990</b><p>History of …

Redrawing Colonial Boundaries: Africa in the 21st Century

Picture: USAID Africa Bureau<p>The borders of Sudan, Africa’s biggest country, are about to change, provided all the players in this grand game stay the …

Africa's border disputes are set to rise – but there are ways to stop them

<i>Foundation essay: This article is part of a series marking the launch of The Conversation in Africa. Our foundation essays are longer than our usual</i> …

Africa

The Africa Colonial Borders Problem

<b>The Creation of the Colonial Africa Borders - Problem</b><p>Presently we in Africa have the scars of the Conference of Berlin which have created artificial …

Africa's borders split over 177 ethnic groups, and their 'real' lines aren't where you think

AFRICA’S arbitrary borders have done much to foment strife and instability on the continent. Partitioning communities, the argument goes, has led to …

The Dividing of a Continent: Africa's Separatist Problem

<i>Europe's arbitrary post-colonial borders left Africans bunched into countries that don't represent their heritage, a contradiction that still troubles them today.</i>

Ajak Deng, Sudanese-Australian Model, Quits The Fashion Industry

Australian model Ajak Deng announced this week on Instagram that she is quitting modeling.<p>Since being discovered in 2008, Deng has walked in runway shows for Dior, Louis Vuitton, Valentino, Marc Jacobs and Jean Paul Gaultier in addition to being featured in many global campaigns. She is a familiar …

Fashion Industry

#commoncore Project

About the #commoncore Project<p>In the #commoncore Project, authors Jonathan Supovitz, Alan Daly, Miguel del Fresno and Christian Kolouch examine the …

Bill Nye's Totally Reasonable Take On Common Core Is Just So ... Reasonable

I'm not a parent, but I sure do have them in my Facebook feed, and I couldn't help but wonder: What's all the hullabaloo about Common Core standards?<p>Read more on Upworthy

How Twitter is changing the national Common Core debate

Is Twitter affecting the national debate on the Common Core State Standards initiative? Three researchers working on a digital reporting project say “yes” — and they call this the first national policy conversation played out in social media.<p>The university researchers looked at hundreds of …

Social Media

Common Core State Standards: English Language Arts

Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and …

#commoncore Project

About the #commoncore Project<p>In the #commoncore Project, authors Jonathan Supovitz, Alan Daly, Miguel del Fresno and Christian Kolouch examine the …

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Research: How Twitter Has Shaped the Common Core Debate

Research<p>The continued unraveling of the Common Core is compelling drama — at least that's how a research project is presenting it. A team made up of …

Political News and Analysis About Congress, the President and the Federal Government

Policy Energy<p>The Natural Resources Defense Council, a top national environmentalist group, is threatening to sue the Trump administration over its …

Jared Kushner

Salty, Sweet, Sour. Is It Time To Make Fat The Sixth Taste?

Your tongue doubtless knows the difference between a high-fat food and the low-fat alternative. Full-fat ice cream and cream cheese feel silkier and more sumptuous. Burgers made with fatty meat are typically juicer than burgers made with lean meat.<p>OK, so, we've long known fat gives food a desirable …

Nutrition

Ebola crisis: World 'dangerously unprepared' for future pandemics

<b>The world is "dangerously unprepared" for future deadly pandemics like the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the president of the World Bank has warned.</b><p>Jim Yong Kim, speaking in Washington, said it was vital that governments, corporations, aid agencies and insurance companies worked together to …

Disease

The role of different social contexts in shaping influenza transmission during the 2009 pandemic

Altmetric: 9<p>Citations: 14<p>More detail<p>Article |<p>Open<p>Marco Ajelli<br>• , Piero Poletti<br>• , Alessia Melegaro<br>• & Stefano Merler<p><i>Scientific Reports</i> <b>volume 4</b>, Article …