There is one simple, but drastic, solution, experts say.
It is hard to think that a person can be arrested for a post on facebook. It is happening in India because they do not have the same rights as Americans. This is like Eygpt shuting off the internet to stop the people from rebelling.
Many companies have moved their customer service lines to Manila to take advantage of workers who speak lightly accented English and are familiar with American culture.
The geography of globalization is epitomized by relentless change and marked by continual turnover. Cultural and economic factors play significant roles in creating potential advantages for receiving outsourced jobs (whether that is beneficially long-term is another discussion).
People relate the best with people that speak their own language so many compnaies are finding places that best fit. America is going toward the Philippines becuase they were a former American colony.
Laws restricting Islamic symbols in the public sphere are fuelling political distrust and a shared sense of injustice.
America is a country that prohobots discrimination no matter what so it is different to read about a country that so openly restricts a group of people. It is out of fear that the Muslims are going to try and take control in Europe and fear is a big motivator. The muslim people have to choose between their religion or being able to live life in Europe. It must be such a hard decision for the young girls that have to choose between religion or an education.
"The name of the country Pakistan has a fascinating history - it is essentially an acronym! Prior to 1947, the country now known as Pakistan was a British colony. In 1947 the United Kingdom granted independence to the region under a new name, Pakistan. The name had been developed by a group of students at Cambridge University who issued a pamphlet in 1933 called Now or Never."
The name really does work because with such a diverse popultion it is hard to find a name. At least this was everyone is represented.
Palestine and Israel have been at war for years and this vidoes really shows why Palestinians are still unhappy. They started with so much land and now their world does not even show up on any maps. Any one would be extremely unhappy if this was happening to them.
At current growth rates, sub-Saharan Africa, which now makes up 12 percent of the world’s population, will account for more than a third by 2100.
Birth rate is increasing and so is the expected life of people in Africa. With these two things on the rise the popultaion is growing becuase their culture tells them to keep having children. Times are changing but it is hard for the culture and people to change with. However, for Africa if it does not change they will be in serious trouble.
Russia is a positive outlier: its economy is growing more quickly than all of the new EU members.
After all the trouble that Russia has been through over the years for once things are looking up for them. The country is not out of the woods yet but with the improvements things could really cange for the better.
SANTA RITA DO SAPUCAI, Brazil - Muscular young men in red jumpsuits hunch over a set of matching stationary bicycles, sweating and panting. A few more wait to take over when the first group is...
Using the inmates to generate electricity in exchange for time off their sentence. Brazil is known for the horrible prison conditions, with this program the behavior has changed. The inmates are working hard to be allowed into this program to get time off. The program has only been running for a short time but the outcome has been so good it is being picked up in other parts of the country.
Authorities in northern Mexico detained a prison director and two other officials after 129 inmates escaped from the facility through a tunnel, officials said.
The Border is the harshest place in Mexico and the growing prison population is due to the fight against organized crime. Hoever, with the escapes from prison how can the Mexican government really control the illegal activity in their country. They are doing all they can to control what is happening.
Too often the subjects of images of Africa seem to be reduced to symbols - viewers do not encounter them as fully rounded human beings, rarely seeing journalistic images of the middle class, artists or the cultural heritage of African countries.
Africa may not be as developed as America but the people live for the same reasons we do. Looking at these pictures of the middle class may not be the best representation of the majorities life but it shows another side to a place everyone believes to be horrible to live in.
NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio — the same team that recently brought us an animation of the moon as it will appear from Earth for each hour of 2012 — has also released a stunning video called “Perpetual Ocean,” a time lapse of the world’s ocean currents as calculated by the ECCO2 computational model.
The ocean is a large part of Earth. The currents change over time and when they do the climate of the area around it can change as well. The ocean plays a larger role than people think in the way we live.
Years of hatred and mistrust are thawing in some of Rio's most violent slums.
Rio is hosting the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Oyllympic Games and to make sure that they are ready to do so, they are making some improvements. Even though the reason seems superficial, it is a great idea and they are doing some great things. The people in Rio do not trust the police and they fear the traffrickers but the police are doing whatever they can to change that. Setting up programs for the children and truly protecting the people, and keeping in mind that it will not change over night.
Workers at an ailing paper mill in Siberia are clinging to their jobs in the face of financial pressure and criticism from environmentalists.
It is amazing how interconnected politics, enviroment, and social aspects of the world are. In this video we see how the government built the paper mill. The town was built around it which created the society that relayed on the paper mill. Then the mill is possioning the lake, so people are beinging to complain. It is a huge never ending circle.
The flags of the middle east all have a similiar design. In either color or design of the logo. Similiar to the European flags becuase they are so close to each other and share so much culture and religion. The closer the countries are the more the flags seem to resemble each other. Even the change that Iraq made in thier flag, they may have changed the colors but the logo in the middle is very similiar to other countries.
These vidoes and article show how the fight between the rebels and the government are hurting the people more than each other. The pictures of people that are just trying to live life around the fighting. The mass grave found with women and children among over 80 people dead. Cease-fire is not what either side really wants but it is what is best for the people.
Looking at all the headlining articles from CNN about the middle east are horrible stories. No wonder people have such low regard about the Middle East because war makes better news then cooperation.
AIDS is a global issue, but clearly this impacts Sub-Saharan Africa far more than any other region.
Tags: Africa, medical, infographic, development.
Aids and HIV are everywhere but not all places seem to suffer the same. In America there is a very small percent living with the Aids or HIV. However, in Africa all the the top 15 countries for percentage living with Aids can be found. What is the differnce from the Americas and Europe to Africa? Why if everyone has the rick of infection does this dieses seem to affect Africa so much?
The political,enviromental, and cultural Geography of Europe. With the history of why it is the way it is in todays world. " Europe’s early political history can be traced back to ancient Greece and Rome, both of which profoundly affected how Western civilizations govern their territories and citizens."
Costa Rica has approved America's plan to move troops, helicopters and warships into their country. This is all being done under the pretense of the war on drugs. However, as history has shown once America goes into a country they seldom back out. It is there way to get their foot in the door to secure the countries around them.
The House may have voted contempt charges against Attorney General Eric Holder, but that has not ended the investigation into who at the Justice Department knew about Operation Fast and Furious --..
The Government does not even know the whole story of what happened with the guns. It is hard for Americans to be in the dark about things but in a case were people invilved don't even know the whole story.