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How the US Plan to Build Houses for Displaced Haitians Became an Epic Boondoggle | VICE News

How the US Plan to Build Houses for Displaced Haitians Became an Epic Boondoggle | VICE News | APHG Classroom Resources | Scoop.it
Shoddy construction practices and faulty sewage systems at one USAID housing development in Haiti are currently the subject of an ongoing investigation.
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Good for development unit

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The double life of Hasidic atheists – Batya Ungar-Sargon – Aeon

The double life of Hasidic atheists – Batya Ungar-Sargon – Aeon | APHG Classroom Resources | Scoop.it
Seduced by science and rationalism, yet tied to their families and communities, Hasidic atheists opt for a double life
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Argentina’s Soybeans Help Feed the World But Might Be Making Locals Sick | VICE News

Argentina’s Soybeans Help Feed the World But Might Be Making Locals Sick | VICE News | APHG Classroom Resources | Scoop.it
Residents of Argentina's farming communities are concerned by a growing list of health problems that some attribute to the ubiquitous use of agrochemicals sprayed on soybean fields.
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Playboy King

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In the first of a series on little-known dictators, we look at Mswati III’s iron fist and fleet of luxury cars.
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Blood Diamonds and Religious War: Diamonds and Division | VICE News

Blood Diamonds and Religious War: Diamonds and Division | VICE News | APHG Classroom Resources | Scoop.it
VICE News traveled to the mines in the heart of the Central African Republic to see how the fight for natural resources is playing out in one of the world's most violent conflicts.
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The Lives of Cocaine Growers

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Colombia may soon be able to stop drug trafficking and conflict alike. But will coca-growing farmers be a casualty of peace?
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Nice connection between political unit (and terrorism) and agriculture

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Pakistan's PM: Third Time's the Charm?

Pakistan's PM: Third Time's the Charm? | APHG Classroom Resources | Scoop.it
A quarter century on, Nawaz Sharif still believes he can root out terrorism. 
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Political unit, terrorism, Pakistan

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Europe - EU calls for anti-terror alliance with Arab countries

Europe -  EU calls for anti-terror alliance with Arab countries | APHG Classroom Resources | Scoop.it
The European Union on Monday called for an anti-terror alliance with Arab countries to boost cooperation and information-sharing in the wake of a string of deadly attacks and arrests across Europe.
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Political unit--terrorism

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Take a Ski Lift to Work ... in Downtown Algiers

Take a Ski Lift to Work ... in Downtown Algiers | APHG Classroom Resources | Scoop.it
Urban ropeways could provide a cheap, headache-free solution to African transport.
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What Your Name Says About You

What’s in a name? More than you might think.
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Culture & language

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Life inside the densest place on earth: Remembering Kowloon Walled City

Life inside the densest place on earth: Remembering Kowloon Walled City | APHG Classroom Resources | Scoop.it
Picture a colossal empire of little houses stacked on top of each other. Visualize them connected by staircases snaking under dangling wires, through corridors so dark even police were rumored to be afraid of them.
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Urban unit!

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37 Million Bees Found Dead In Ontario, Canada After Planting Large GMO Corn Field

37 Million Bees Found Dead In Ontario, Canada After Planting Large GMO Corn Field | APHG Classroom Resources | Scoop.it
Large fields in Ontario, Canada, were planted with GMO corn and millions of dead bees were the result of that action. To be more precise, Dave Schuit, a local bee keeper in Elmwood, lost about 37 million bees, or about 600 hives, which affected his production greatly.
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From 'Big Jues' To 'Tay-Tay Water,' A Quick Guide To Liberian English

From 'Big Jues' To 'Tay-Tay Water,' A Quick Guide To Liberian English | APHG Classroom Resources | Scoop.it
An NPR reporter found that Liberian English is ... kind of like English and kind of like nothing you've heard before. Just stick an "o" at the end of a phrase if you're happy, and you're on your way.
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It’s Not a Fairytale: Seattle to Build Nation’s First Food Forest

It’s Not a Fairytale: Seattle to Build Nation’s First Food Forest | APHG Classroom Resources | Scoop.it
Forget meadows. Seattle's food forest will be filled with edible plants, and everything from pears to herbs will be free for the taking.
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What ISIS Really Wants

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The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.
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Beyond BRICS, and Why Dubai Doesn't Suck

Beyond BRICS, and Why Dubai Doesn't Suck | APHG Classroom Resources | Scoop.it
OZY sat down with globalization whiz Parag Khanna to talk about China, climate and a bunch of other stuff. 
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Coffee: The Greatest Addiction Ever - YouTube

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Fixing the World's Gridlock Capital

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Mexico City is plagued by pollution, piracy and traffic. A funky former artist — now a bureaucrat — is working to make it more livable. 
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Richest 1% to own more than the rest

Richest 1% to own more than the rest | APHG Classroom Resources | Scoop.it
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Development unit

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Europe 'faces political earthquakes'

Europe 'faces political earthquakes' | APHG Classroom Resources | Scoop.it
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Political unit, democracy, supranational organizations

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UN condemns Boko Haram attacks, urges African nations to act | News | DW.DE | 20.01.2015

UN condemns Boko Haram attacks, urges African nations to act | News | DW.DE | 20.01.2015 | APHG Classroom Resources | Scoop.it
For the first time, the UN Security Council has condemned Boko Haram's attacks as a whole. The Islamist group poses a threat to the region, the council has warned, urging African nations to act.
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For the political unit--terrorism

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European Movement UK: Sovereignty and the EU

European Movement UK: Sovereignty and the EU | APHG Classroom Resources | Scoop.it
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Sovereignty and supranational organizations

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Why the Future of Mankind Lies In Cities

Why the Future of Mankind Lies In Cities | APHG Classroom Resources | Scoop.it
Can a nascent movement challenge the way we think about fast-growing cities and the workers who live in them? 
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Life in Lagos: In Search of the African Middle Class

Life in Lagos: In Search of the African Middle Class | APHG Classroom Resources | Scoop.it
National Geographic Photo Blog
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Lovely article, pictures, and video about the diversity of Lagos.

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In Photos: Proof That Life in North Korea Isn't Always Living Hell | VICE News

In Photos: Proof That Life in North Korea Isn't Always Living Hell | VICE News | APHG Classroom Resources | Scoop.it
Photographer Eric Lafforgue visited North Korea six times from 2008 to 2012, documenting the everyday lives of average citizens across the Hermit Kingdom.
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Fascinating photos from North Korea featuring stunning cultural landscapes and unusual perspectives.

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