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Six decades in Detroit: How abandonment, racial tensions and financial missteps bankrupted the city

Six decades in Detroit: How abandonment, racial tensions and financial missteps bankrupted the city | Geography - Economic,Globalisation,Development | Scoop.it
Detroit was called a city of magic. But as optimistic residents celebrated its 250th birthday in July 1951, it was already in decline.
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The Millennium Development Report 2013 | UNDP

The Millennium Development Report 2013 | UNDP | Geography - Economic,Globalisation,Development | Scoop.it
With the deadline for the MDGs on the horizon, progress can be reported in most areas, the report says.
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The importance of sending money 'home'

The importance of sending money 'home' | Geography - Economic,Globalisation,Development | Scoop.it
Leo Hickman: Barclays bank wants to stop supporting money-transfer operations, but official figures say that the money that migrants from developing countries wire to relatives is more valuable than foreign aid...
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Which country gets the most tourists?

Which country gets the most tourists? | Geography - Economic,Globalisation,Development | Scoop.it
Which is the most visited country in the world, and how much do tourists spend there?
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What is Geography?

What is Geography? | Geography - Economic,Globalisation,Development | Scoop.it
Cartoon. Geography: setting the record straight. (RT @NatGeoEducation: What is #geography? http://t.co/FtKpM3A3vK #education)
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Road deaths, cancer and diabetes becoming Africa's hidden epidemics

Road deaths, cancer and diabetes becoming Africa's hidden epidemics | Geography - Economic,Globalisation,Development | Scoop.it
Urbanisation accelerating rise in health problems, while more cars on the road are pushing up accident rates, World Bank report finds. By Oliver Balch
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Can synthetic beef satisfy the world's growing hunger for meat? – video

Can synthetic beef satisfy the world's growing hunger for meat? – video | Geography - Economic,Globalisation,Development | Scoop.it
Dr Mark Post plans to eat a hamburger made entirely from meat grown in his lab. Alok Jha investigates how synthetic meat is made and whether people would be prepared to eat it
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In China, one-child policy compounds loss of child for parents

In China, one-child policy compounds loss of child for parents | Geography - Economic,Globalisation,Development | Scoop.it
One-child policy leaves some parents childless, hopeless and facing financial ruin in old age.
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Tracking Post-2015 | CIDP | Canadian International Development Platform

Tracking Post-2015 | CIDP | Canadian International Development Platform | Geography - Economic,Globalisation,Development | Scoop.it
Introducing a new tool by NSI that analyzes proposals on the post-2015 development framework.
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Somalia remittance cut would sever financial lifeline, warns bank chief

Somalia remittance cut would sever financial lifeline, warns bank chief | Geography - Economic,Globalisation,Development | Scoop.it
Warning from African Development Bank president comes as Barclays prepares to scale back remittance business Share your experiences of sending money home
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California Teachers Union Socialist Brainwashing - Tax The Rich - Brainwashing For Students

California Teachers Union Socialist Brainwashing - Tax The Rich - Brainwashing For Students | Geography - Economic,Globalisation,Development | Scoop.it
The California Federation of Teachers is the statewide affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers. The CFT represents faculty and other school employee...
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The woman who nearly died making your iPad

The woman who nearly died making your iPad | Geography - Economic,Globalisation,Development | Scoop.it
Aditya Chakrabortty: Tian Yu worked more than 12 hours a day, six days a week. She had to skip meals to do overtime. Then she threw herself from a fourth-floor window
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Coastal towns 'in cycle of poverty'

Coastal towns 'in cycle of poverty' | Geography - Economic,Globalisation,Development | Scoop.it
Declining seaside towns in parts of the UK are stuck in a cycle of poverty and are "dumping grounds" for the most vulnerable people, a think tank says.
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China v the US: how the superpowers compare

China v the US: how the superpowers compare | Geography - Economic,Globalisation,Development | Scoop.it
As Barack Obama prepares for the 'no-necktie summit' with the Chinese leader Xi Jinping in California, we decided to look at the two superpowers and compare data such as health, wealth and environmental development – an inherently tricky task given...
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