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Why some see unsettling parallels between this crisis and 1914 ...

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Globalisation back then also saw a major migration wave of about 10% of the world's population from Europe to countries of new settlement such as the US, Canada, Australia and Argentina. In the end, this first attempt at the ...
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Seminar – Economics, Empire, and Ethnicity: Old perspectives on ...

The rapid economic growth of the PRC since 1978 has placed that country at the centre of many other countries' agenda for globalisation and its challenges. There are three dominant public beliefs about China's economic ...
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Tokyo Population To Halve In The Next 90 Years - Business Insider

Tokyo Population To Halve In The Next 90 Years - Business Insider | Going global | Scoop.it
A study group set up by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and including academics and city officials estimate that the census figure for 2100 will see Tokyo's population standing at about 7.13 million people.
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The long term tie between energy supply, population, and the ...

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The tie between energy supply, population, and the economy goes back to the hunter-gatherer period. Hunter-gatherers managed to multiply their population at least 4-fold, and perhaps by as much as 25-fold, by using energy ...
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Stop ignoring immigration, Soames urges MP colleagues - BBC News

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Rutland TimesStop ignoring immigration, Soames urges MP colleaguesBBC NewsThe government has pledged to cut net migration - the difference between the number of people leaving the UK and those moving to the UK - down to the "tens of thousands" by...
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At least 30 children among 61 dead after migrant boat sinks off Turkey - NBCNews.com (blog)

At least 30 children among 61 dead after migrant boat sinks off Turkey - NBCNews.com (blog) | Going global | Scoop.it
NBCNews.com (blog)At least 30 children among 61 dead after migrant boat sinks off TurkeyNBCNews.com (blog)AHMETBEYLI, Turkey - At least 61 migrants including Palestinians and Syrians, more than half of them children, died after their overcrowded...
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One in eight homeless people is less than 14 years old, data shows - Irish Times

One in eight homeless people is less than 14 years old, data shows - Irish Times | Going global | Scoop.it
Belfast TelegraphOne in eight homeless people is less than 14 years old, data showsIrish TimesCENSUS 2012: MORE THAN 450 children aged under 14 are homeless, census results released yesterday show.
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The globalisation of work - and people

The globalisation of work - and people | Going global | Scoop.it
Thanks to our connected world, now employees have become globalised, not just the companies they work for, writes Prof Lynda Gratton (RT @BBCTech: The globalisation of work - and people http://t.co/Lpqwb37j...)...
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Asia-Pacific has the highest penetration of mobile phones in the world

Asia-Pacific has the highest penetration of mobile phones in the world | Going global | Scoop.it
A joint study by Google and Ipsos has found that the Asia-Pacific markets have the highest penetration of mobile phones in the world, according to a report by Campaign Asia-Pacific.

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The global debt clock

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Authoritative weekly newspaper focusing on international politics and business news and opinion.

 

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Guillaume Decugis's comment, September 6, 2012 3:06 PM
Remember when we used to talk about the 3rd-world debt being a problem? (Back when the term 3rd world was actually not politically incorrect...) Well, this map clearly shows, debt is a 1st-world problem now...

Awesome map Seth! Thanks for sharing.
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Globalisation and Development: Profiting from undernutrition ...

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By Ewan Robinson When the issue of global nutrition is mentioned, the first image in many people's minds – and beside many headlines – is that of an emaciated child clutching a foil pouch containing emergency food aid.
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Europe. Muslim population has tripled and many see Islam as a threat.

Europe. Muslim population has tripled and many see Islam as a threat. | Going global | Scoop.it
He gave the example of former Yugoslavia and former Soviet Union where people became active about ethical values after the end of cold war. On the topic of international migration, he said that the process of globalisation ...
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Half of the World's Population Will Have Access to the Internet by ...

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Analysts Expect 50% of the Global Population to Have Access to the Web in 2017.
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Globalisation!: Wearing thongs and a flanny!

Globalisation!: Wearing thongs and a flanny! | Going global | Scoop.it
(International Organization for Migration) This theory conveys the notion of transnational populations, migrants maintaining relationships with their homelands and an array of divided loyalites. The question to discuss in this ...
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Suggested reads: Environment and development | JustAskLegal.com

Suggested reads: Environment and development | JustAskLegal.com | Going global | Scoop.it
Expect debates around the environmental impact of a rising population, globalisation, urbanisation, overconsumption and low-carbon development. Suggested read: Hot, Flat and Crowded, by Thomas L Friedman, which has ...
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The globalisation of work – and people

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These people will want to join the global talent pool and, if possible, migrate to creative and vibrant cities. By doing so, this vast ... As a result of connectivity and globalisation millions of jobs across the world are disappearing.
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Globalisation and Media: Week 5 Diasporas and The Media

Globalisation and Media: Week 5 Diasporas and The Media | Going global | Scoop.it
Diasporic population devoted to maintaining their home country tradition and coming to terms with new cultural and social value, it's also seek to engage with the affairs of their 'home' country (ALC 215, p.3-4).
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Migration is a two-way street with benefits for all - China Daily

Migration is a two-way street with benefits for all - China Daily | Going global | Scoop.it
China DailyMigration is a two-way street with benefits for allChina DailyBut why, since 1990, have the numbers of wealthy Chinese migrating to developed countries such as Australia, Canada and the US steadily increased, to the point that today it...
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May refuses to set formal 70m population cap following debate on reducing net migration

May refuses to set formal 70m population cap following debate on reducing net migration | Going global | Scoop.it
Home Secretary Theresa May ruled out setting a formal target to cap Britain's population as MPs debated a motion calling for government action on net migration. (?????
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Something fishy about proposed dams

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"Millions of people are in danger of going hungry if the construction of dams on the lower Mekong River in South-East Asia goes ahead, according to research from The Australian National University."


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