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#YoSoy132 and the ‘Mexican Spring’ of 2012: Between Electoral Engagement and Democratisation - GUN CUNINGHAME - 2016 - Bulletin of Latin American Research - Wiley Online Library

#YoSoy132 and the ‘Mexican Spring’ of 2012: Between Electoral Engagement and Democratisation - GUN CUNINGHAME - 2016 - Bulletin of Latin American Research - Wiley Online Library | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
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Internet Credit Union

Internet Credit Union | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
BENEFITS FOR MEMBERS
  • All money deposited is insured up to $250,000 by the US government.
  • Send money internationally for $5 at a great exchange rate.
  • You can create a bank account in Mexico for friends/relatives for free.
  • Free savings accounts. Free to open and for a limited time, no maintenance fees.
  • Free online banking to track your accounts 24 hours a day.
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Facebook becomes the new front in Mexico's drug war

Facebook becomes the new front in Mexico's drug war | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

On December 16th, 2009, Arturo Beltrán Leyva, leader of one of the largest and most violent illegal drug enterprises in Mexico, was killed in a shootout. An ambush, really. Orchestrated by the Mexican federal government and based on intelligence from the US, it took place in a suburb about an hour’s drive south of Mexico City, as part of a coordinated assault on the upscale apartment building where Beltrán Leyva was staying. At least 200 Mexican marines were involved, along with navy helicopters and two army tanks.

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Digital Democracy: Returning to Chiapas

This month, Dd is returning to Chiapas, Mexico to continue an initiative we began in 2012 calledEqual Footing. Working with Mayan villages in the Lacondon Jungle, we are supporting their efforts to communicate with the Mexican authorities who have threatened them with eviction from the rainforest where they live.

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A $1 billion city is being built in New Mexico, but no humans will be allowed to live there

A $1 billion city is being built in New Mexico, but no humans will be allowed to live there | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The city will be used for scientific testing and research, and construction reportedly starts this year.
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Energy descent and transition in Mexico, part 1

Energy descent and transition in Mexico, part 1 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
“In Mexico nothing happens, until it happens.” This is an old proverb here, and it can also easily apply to the current situation. Everything feels tranquilo and smooth, as if it is nothing out of the ordinary. However, as history shows us, once something begins in Mexico, it generally develops rapidly, and can end up being intensely spectacular.
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The Aztecs of Mexico: A Zero Waste Society

The Aztecs of Mexico: A Zero Waste Society | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
While technological innovation is often seen as the answer to modern waste problems, what can we learn from the historical methods used by great ancient societies such as the Aztecs of Mexico?
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6 Stunning Open Source House Designs from Paperhouses

6 Stunning Open Source House Designs from Paperhouses | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Top image: The Module House by Tatiana Bilbao Architects.
Ever wanted an über-groovy and sustainable home designed by a world-class architect but didn't think you could afford it? Well, Paperhouses has you covered. An open source platform that offers free downloadable blueprints, Paperhouses brings together a collective of top-tier architects from around the world who are giving away the designs to some of their most stunning projects.
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