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UN High Commissioner for Refugees

UN High Commissioner for Refugees | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
The key facts and figures about refugees, IDPs, asylum seekers and stateless people from UNHCR's annual Global Trends report.

 

Not all migation is voluntary.  Refugees and other non-voluntary migrants often are in their situation due to complex geographic factors beyond their control at the national scale. 

 

Tags: migration, population, development, conflict, statistics, war, unit 2 population.

 
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Good source for stats on non-voluntary migrants.

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Is religion good or bad? (This is a trick question)

Is religion good or bad? (This is a trick question) | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it

Plenty of good things are done in the name of religion, and plenty of bad things too. But what is religion, exactly — is it good or bad, in and of itself? Philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah offers a generous, surprising view.

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Hope in the Dark: Rebecca Solnit on the Redemptive Radiance of the World’s Invisible Revolutionaries

Hope in the Dark: Rebecca Solnit on the Redemptive Radiance of the World’s Invisible Revolutionaries | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it

"The grounds for hope are in the shadows, in the people who are inventing the world while no one looks, who themselves don't know yet whether they will have any

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International Innovation • Horizon 2020

International Innovation • Horizon 2020 | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
The Horizon 2020 Issue: From the #ageing population, to the need for clean #energy http://t.co/I9e0FYIIA8 http://t.co/YtsSAQFGdh

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Margaret Mead and James Baldwin on Identity, Race, the Immigrant Experience, and Why the “Melting Pot” Is a Problematic Metaphor

Margaret Mead and James Baldwin on Identity, Race, the Immigrant Experience, and Why the “Melting Pot” Is a Problematic Metaphor | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
“You’ve got to tell the world how to treat you. If the world tells you how you are going to be treated, you are in trouble.”
NOTE: This is the second installment in a multi-part series covering Mead and Baldwin’s historic conversation.
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International Day to End Impunity is now an official United Nations Day

International Day to End Impunity is now an official United Nations Day | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
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Vietnam had Good Food and Beautiful Women | VICE Australia / NZ

Vietnam had Good Food and Beautiful Women | VICE Australia / NZ | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
Photojournalist Tim Page arrived in Saigon, South Vietnam at age 20. He talks to us about that war, the many wars since, and the time he was locked up with Jim Morrison.
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How Antidepressants Affect Selfhood, Teenage Sexuality, and Our Quest for Personal Identity

How Antidepressants Affect Selfhood, Teenage Sexuality, and Our Quest for Personal Identity | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
“Though antidepressants are effective at managing negative emotions, they don’t in themselves provide the sense of meaning and direction that a person equally needs in order to find her way in life.” “Great art was born of great terrors, great...
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Shooting the messengers

Shooting the messengers | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
The life of a war correspondent has never been cheaper, but the rules of engagement are different in today's street-level combat zones. Ed Caesar explores the journey of war reporting.
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Tell Nintendo: SLAVERY IS NOT A GAME

Tell Nintendo: SLAVERY IS NOT A GAME | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
We're 'levelling up' our campaign calling on Nintendo take the first step to take the first steps towards making their products free of minerals mined with slavery -- will you join in?
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War Through a Woman's Eyes

War Through a Woman's Eyes | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
Some of today’s top conflict photographers just happen to be women. We spoke with a handful of these photojournalists about their experiences—and how they differ from their male colleagues'
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Host a Screening

Host a Screening | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
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Time to revise our view of Viking ships?

Time to revise our view of Viking ships? | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
Many reconstructed Viking ships have quadratic sails, but a Danish archaeologist doubts that all the ships looked that way.
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THE AFRONAUTS by Cristina De Middel

THE AFRONAUTS by Cristina De Middel | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
a Zambian Space Program by Cristina De Middel
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In 1964, still leaving the dream of their recently gained independence, Zambia started a space program that would put the first african on the moon catching up  the USA and the Soviet Union in the space race. 

 

The Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2013 runs from April 19th to June 30th 2013. For more information visit their website www.thephotographersgallery.org.uk

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Do We Have to Send Our Kid to a Bad Public School? by KWAME ANTHONY APPIAH - News Binge

Do We Have to Send Our Kid to a Bad Public School? by KWAME ANTHONY APPIAH - News Binge | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it

By KWAME ANTHONY APPIAH The ethicist on a fair share of local engagement, extravagant parents and guilt over a friend’s theft.

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16 Elevating Resolutions for 2016 Inspired by Some of Humanity’s Greatest Minds

16 Elevating Resolutions for 2016 Inspired by Some of Humanity’s Greatest Minds | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it

Cultivate honorable relationships, resist absentminded busyness, tell the world how to treat you, embrace enoughness, and more.

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One World: The Ethics of Globalization

One World: The Ethics of Globalization | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
The Carnegie Council is the world’s leading voice promoting ethical leadership on issues of war, peace and global social justice. Its mission is to be the voice for ethics in international policy.
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Photographs show Amazonian tribe capturing and stripping illegal rainforest ... - The Independent

Photographs show Amazonian tribe capturing and stripping illegal rainforest ... - The Independent | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
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'We Live and Die Here Like Animals' - By Peter Bouckaert

'We Live and Die Here Like Animals' - By Peter Bouckaert | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
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The Central African Republic has suffered a horrific collapse. But is the worst violence between the country’s Muslims and Christians yet to come?
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A Map of the World's Weapons - i-HLS

A Map of the World's Weapons - i-HLS | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
Different cultures, different customs, or so the saying goes. The saying also apparently applies to rifle preferences for the world’s militaries, as the fo - i-HLS
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Iconic Psychiatrist Carl Jung on Human Personality in Rare BBC Interview

Iconic Psychiatrist Carl Jung on Human Personality in Rare BBC Interview | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
"Man cannot stand a meaningless life."

Legendary Swiss psychiatrist Carl Gustav Jung (July 26, 1875--June 6, 1961), along with his frenem
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Taking to the streets

Taking to the streets | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
WITH stunning speed, protests that started on June 6th in São Paulo over a 20-centavo (nine-cent) rise in bus fares have escalated into the biggest nationwide...
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An ever-deeper hole

An ever-deeper hole | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
At a seminar at the Fernand Braudel Institute in São Paulo on June 6th, Mansueto Almeida (Portuguese-language blog), an economist at IPEA, a...
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Breakthrough in our understanding of bacteria

Breakthrough in our understanding of bacteria | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
Scientists have developed a method that will revolutionise genome sequencing of bacteria. The method paves the way for an entirely new understanding of bacteria, say the researchers behind the new method.
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Fighting the sex traffickers: How one woman teamed up with Manny Pacquiao

Fighting the sex traffickers: How one woman teamed up with Manny Pacquiao | Southern Hemisphere | Scoop.it
Cecila Flores-Oebanda had tried in vain to combat sex trafficking in the Philippines for 20 years. Then she persuaded world champion boxer Manny Pacquiao to join her fight.
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