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Climate change impacts in Mexico

Natural, economic, and social conditions make Mexico highly vulnerable to hurricanes.  Climate change will increase the intensity of droughts and hurricanes. Exacerbating inequities in employment, health, and access to food. Climate models suggest that global warming could bring warmer, drier … Continue reading

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Sanitation courses in Coursera

The courses of the series “Sanitation, Water and Solid Waste for Development” are : Municipal Solid Waste Management in Developing Countries Planning and Design of Sanitation Systems and Technologies Introduction to Faecal Sludge Management Introduction to Household Water Treatment and … Continue reading

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Facebook media managemet

Since November 2016, Facebook  started to reengineer the News Feed, demoting content from news outlets in favor of activity from friends. It’s also started polling users on which sources they trust. https://www.theverge.com/2018/1/22/16918456/facebook-democracy-civil-society-fake-news-hard-questions

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The Tyranny-Liberty Cycle of Government

Source: The Tyranny-Liberty Cycle of Government

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Important Rules to Remember When Learning Ancient Greek Part 1

Originally posted on GraecoMuse:
There are many reasons why one may study ancient Greek and Koine Greek; as a student of the classics, archaeology, new testament studies, pure interest, but when we learn a new language we are often bowled…

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Patrick Wolfe’s “Settler Colonialism and the Elimination of the Native”

Originally posted on NYU Food, Land and Power:
Patrick Wolfe, in “Settler colonialism and the elimination of the Native,” lays out a detailed argument in which he seeks to distinguish between genocide and settler colonialism while also illuminating the complexity…

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Cognitive Dissonance: The Most Prolific Psychological Plague of our Time

Originally posted on The Rabbit Hole:
There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn’t true. The other is to refuse to accept what is true – Soren Kierkegaard In psychology, cognitive dissonance is the mental…

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Syria’s Bashar al-Assad: THE REAL REASONS Why The West Cannot Topple His Government

Originally posted on The Rabbit Hole:
The fingerprints of U.S. imperialism can be found all over the manufactured insurrection in Syria, in keeping with the ultimate goal of destabilization and eventual “regime change”  through fomenting a sectarian “civil war”.  In…

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The Real Reasons the West Cannot Topple Bashar Assad

Originally posted on Fig Trees and Vineyards:
Sarah Abed has posted a fascinating article at her blog, The Rabbit Hole, providing an analysis of how, and why, Syrian President Bashar Assad–despite nearly eight years of sweat poured by scheming Western…

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El Nuevo Reino de León, la familia Carvajal y la Inquisición

Originally posted on Gusto por la historia:
Ana Portnoy Grumberg Texto para la Exposición “Diego Rivera y la Inquisición: Un puente en el tiempo“. Museo de Historia Mexicana, Monterrey, N.L.,   Septiembre 2009-Enero 2010. INTRODUCCIÓN Tras la conquista de Granada, último baluarte…

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