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2013-04-02 12:59:34

As the long-term impact of the Arab Spring continues to take shape, research from political scientists at Princeton University and New York University warns that the protests that swept across the Middle East and North Africa could mark more of an isolated occurrence than a permanent rise of people power in the region. In a paper published online in January by the American Journal of Political Science, "People Power or a One-Shot Deal? A Dynamic Model of Protest," Princeton politics...

2013-03-07 15:40:49

Africa remains a target for land-grab developments worth billions; regional dialogue in Yaoundé focuses on the need for speed While African governments are moving gradually towards protecting the land rights of rural people and indigenous communities, they are moving quickly to give away community forests and other lands for development. These conflicting choices are the focus of two new reports and a regional dialogue on forests, governance, and climate change....

2013-01-28 23:03:45

An Initiative of the Nuclear Literacy Project Greenville, S.C. (PRWEB) January 28, 2013 The Nuclear Literacy Project, an education program created by the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization PopAtomic Studios, is pleased to announce “Diary of a Nuclear Tourist,” an innovative project aimed at exploring the European nuclear industry and the public outreach activities it has created in response to anti-nuclear pressures on the continent. As part of the initiative, PopAtomic Studios...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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