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ISIS is losing

Slowly but surely, ISIS is being beaten back on the battlefield. Unless it starts adapting, there's a very good chance its so-called caliphate is going to fall apart.

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ISIS is losing

Slowly but surely, ISIS is being beaten back on the battlefield. Unless it starts adapting, there's a very good chance its so-called caliphate is going to fall apart.

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3 TED Talks That Might Actually Change How You Teach (And Think)

3 TED Talks That Might Actually Change How You Teach (And Think) | Cuba freedom | Scoop.it
How do you conduct yourself in your classroom? As a leader, a learner, an observer, a participant, and a member of a larger group. All of these roles hold so much nuance that your students learn from.

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U.S. State Department condemns Castro regime’s latest wave of violent repression in Cuba | Babalú Blog

U.S. State Department condemns Castro regime’s latest wave of violent repression in Cuba | Babalú Blog | Cuba freedom | Scoop.it
Via the U.S. Department of State: Detentions of Dozens of Activists in Cuba Press Statement Jen Psaki Department Spokesperson Washington, DC July (RT @BabaluBloggers: COMMENT: The same State Department blah, blah, blah of the last half century.
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Routine repression in Cuba - YouTube

Harassment and detention of political dissidents, human rights activists, journalists and bloggers across Cuba has risen sharply over the past 24 months. Thi...
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The NSA may have another leaker on its hands

The NSA may have another leaker on its hands | Cuba freedom | Scoop.it
Edward Snowden has done a lot of damage to the National Security Agency by disclosing dozens of its most sensitive internet surveillance programs—but there may be a lot more to come from someone following in his footsteps. German public broadcaster Das Erste revealed yesterday the existence of a previously undisclosed NSA program called XKeyscore, which automatically logs the online identities of...

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Harvard Scientists Studied the Brains of Pot Smokers, and the Results Don't Look Good

Harvard Scientists Studied the Brains of Pot Smokers, and the Results Don't Look Good | Cuba freedom | Scoop.it
We may only now be understanding the full effects of smoking marijuana.

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Routine repression in Cuba - YouTube

Harassment and detention of political dissidents, human rights activists, journalists and bloggers across Cuba has risen sharply over the past 24 months. Thi...
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Analysis: Cuba's foreign investment law: 'New' indeed, but barely - Cuba Standard.com

Analysis: Cuba's foreign investment law: 'New' indeed, but barely - Cuba Standard.com | Cuba freedom | Scoop.it
Cuba Standard.com Analysis: Cuba's foreign investment law: 'New' indeed, but barely Cuba Standard.com Now we can comment on Cuba's new foreign investment law — Ley 118/ 2014 — since its “official version” is now published at the Gaceta Oficial de...
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See Rare Vintage Photos of Cuba Before the Revolution - Reporter-Times

See Rare Vintage Photos of Cuba Before the Revolution - Reporter-Times | Cuba freedom | Scoop.it
See Rare Vintage Photos of Cuba Before the Revolution
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Cuba in the nineteenth century was defined by its vibrant nightlife, heady music, and a life of dancing, sports, politics, and struggle.
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How Cuba’s invisible hand keeps a firm grip on Venezuela

How Cuba’s invisible hand keeps a firm grip on Venezuela | Cuba freedom | Scoop.it
The regime in Havana is viewed as a spent force in the rest of the world, but Cuban influence in Venezuela is strong and growing (In which @snolen goes to Venezuela and finds that it's basically become a colony of Cuba
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UN report: Cuba violated the arms embargo on North Korea - MiamiHerald.com

UN report: Cuba violated the arms embargo on North Korea - MiamiHerald.com | Cuba freedom | Scoop.it
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UN report: Cuba violated the arms embargo on North Korea
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Cuba violated the U.N.
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UN report: Cuba violated the arms embargo on North Korea - MiamiHerald.com

UN report: Cuba violated the arms embargo on North Korea - MiamiHerald.com | Cuba freedom | Scoop.it
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ISIS is losing

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Joint Pain, From the Gut

Joint Pain, From the Gut | Cuba freedom | Scoop.it
Scientists don't know what causes rheumatoid arthritis, but many suspect that the microbiome—the bacteria that live in our gastrointesntial tracts—may be to blame.

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Over 100 Ladies in White arrested during another Sunday of violent repression in Cuba | Babalú Blog

Over 100 Ladies in White arrested during another Sunday of violent repression in Cuba | Babalú Blog | Cuba freedom | Scoop.it
After stringing together 52 consecutive Sundays of repressive operations to make up a full year of violent repression against the Ladies in White, Cuba's (RT @BabaluBloggers: COMMENT: One reason for doing this so regularly is that it becomes...
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Cuba looks to cooperatives to slow rise of capitalism - Reuters

Cuba looks to cooperatives to slow rise of capitalism - Reuters | Cuba freedom | Scoop.it
Cuba looks to cooperatives to slow rise of capitalism Reuters While Raul Castro says his reforms are about strengthening Cuban socialism, they have led to the emergence of thousands of private businesses since 2010, ranging from restaurants to...
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The Future of the Workforce May Be Part-Time, Says Google CEO Larry Page

The Future of the Workforce May Be Part-Time, Says Google CEO Larry Page | Cuba freedom | Scoop.it
"The idea that everyone needs to work frantically to meet people's needs is just not true."

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Mad cow disease-related death confirmed in Texas

Mad cow disease-related death confirmed in Texas | Cuba freedom | Scoop.it
Mad cow disease has caused a fourth death in the United States, health officials say. The patient in Texas had Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease.

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Cuba looks to cooperatives to slow rise of capitalism - Reuters

Cuba looks to cooperatives to slow rise of capitalism - Reuters | Cuba freedom | Scoop.it
Cuba looks to cooperatives to slow rise of capitalism Reuters While Raul Castro says his reforms are about strengthening Cuban socialism, they have led to the emergence of thousands of private businesses since 2010, ranging from restaurants to...
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Means and ends: Tensions with USAID's efforts in Cuba - VOXXI

Means and ends: Tensions with USAID's efforts in Cuba - VOXXI | Cuba freedom | Scoop.it
Means and ends: Tensions with USAID's efforts in Cuba
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Put simply, Cuba is not our friend; due to prolific human rights abuses, I would submit that the Cuban government needs to change its behavior much more than the U.S.
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Company fined $5.9 million for travel to Cuba - MiamiHerald.com

Company fined $5.9 million for travel to Cuba - MiamiHerald.com | Cuba freedom | Scoop.it
Company fined $5.9 million for travel to Cuba
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A major Netherlands company that handled the travel of 44,430 people to and from Cuba will pay $5.9 million to the U.S.
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Long Overdue UN Report Proves that Cuba-North Korea Weapons Smuggling Constituted Sanctions Violations, says Ros-Lehtinen | Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Long Overdue UN Report Proves that Cuba-North Korea Weapons Smuggling Constituted Sanctions Violations, says Ros-Lehtinen | Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen | Cuba freedom | Scoop.it
.@UN report proves #Cuba + #NorthKorea violated int'l sanctions + reaffirms why Cuba is a State Sponsor of Terrorism. http://t.co/rfexyQHMBD
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Lawmakers Criticize Latin American Democracies for Inaction in Venezuela - Washington Free Beacon

Lawmakers Criticize Latin American Democracies for Inaction in Venezuela - Washington Free Beacon | Cuba freedom | Scoop.it
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UN report: Cuba violated the arms embargo on North Korea - MiamiHerald.com

UN report: Cuba violated the arms embargo on North Korea - MiamiHerald.com | Cuba freedom | Scoop.it
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UN report: Cuba violated the arms embargo on North Korea
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