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Hong Kong's surging real estate prices shed light on rising inequality

Hong Kong's surging real estate prices shed light on rising inequality | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
In the world's most expensive place to own a home, almost half of the population lives in public housing.
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Unaccompanied children not fleeing violence, says Guatemala's first lady (+video)

Unaccompanied children not fleeing violence, says Guatemala's first lady (+video) | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Really?(Guatemala’s first lady calls immigration situation a “humanitarian crisis," but says violence isn't a problem: http://t.co/b66JFgeGkx)...
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World Population Day Message 2014 - YouTube

On 11 July, as communities everywhere observe World Population Day, UNFPA is calling for investments in support of the largest-ever generation of youth.

 

For more information: http://www.unfpa.org/public/world-population-day/

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Ebola claims more victims in west Africa

Ebola claims more victims in west Africa | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
World Health Organisation records 44 new cases and 21 deaths in region between July 6 and 8, taking total dead to 539.
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Angry Germans: Big Projects Face Growing Resistance

Angry Germans: Big Projects Face Growing Resistance | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
In recent years, a new protest culture has made it more difficult for to complete big infrastructure projects in Germany.
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Uncontacted tribe in Brazil ends its isolation

Uncontacted tribe in Brazil ends its isolation | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Anthropologists worry about the threat from infections and resource conflicts (“@ScienceNews: Uncontacted tribe in Brazil ends isolation...
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US, China look to energy for common ground amid friction

US, China look to energy for common ground amid friction | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Energy is a rare bright spot amid otherwise tense relations between the US and China ahead of an annual summit between the two superpowers this week.
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Not just the World Cup: Germany beats Brazil in markets, too.

Not just the World Cup: Germany beats Brazil in markets, too. | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Germany defeated Brazil 7-1 in the World Cup semi-final on Tuesday, but Germany is also winning in the markets. Germany's equity, currency, and government bond markets have also been surpassing Brazil.
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Improving the Urban Environment and Maintaining Historic

How do you move a historic victorian mansion? Very carefully. In this case, it's the Peter Green House at Brown University, Providence RI.

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, July 8, 10:10 AM

Many cities wrestle with two important, but opposing mandates: modernize the infrastructure to improve the city and maintain the history of the neighborhood to preserve a sense of place.  Most often these are not reconcilable, but with a whole lot of money, this is are very creative way to do both.  

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Retaliation for Spying: Germany Asks CIA Official to Leave Country

Retaliation for Spying: Germany Asks CIA Official to Leave Country | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
In what amounts to a diplomatic earthquake, Berlin has asked the country's top CIA official to leave Germany. The measures comes in response to the second allegation in a week of a German government employee spying for the US.
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Race & Agri-Politics Clash in Zimbabwe: President Mugabe's new attack on white farmers

Race & Agri-Politics Clash in Zimbabwe: President Mugabe's new attack on white farmers | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
When Mugabe drove 4,000 productive white farmers off their land a decade ago it was a tragedy. Kicking out the last 150 seems like a sad farce. Let's hope that cooler heads prevail.
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Recapture of Ukrainian city 'a turning point'

Recapture of Ukrainian city 'a turning point' | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it

Ukraine president urges forces to "liberate Donetsk and Luhansk regions" after recapture of Slovyansk from separatists.

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Sephardic Jews hope to return to Spain

Sephardic Jews hope to return to Spain | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Spain plans to allow Jews expelled during the Inquisition a fast-track to citizenship - so would they take it?
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Aid group sounds South Sudan cholera warning

Aid group sounds South Sudan cholera warning | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Situation "likely to get worse" with coming heavy rains, amid outbreaks in nine of 10 states, Save the Children says.
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A “nationwide gentrification effect” is segregating us by education

A “nationwide gentrification effect” is segregating us by education | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
College graduates are sorting themselves into cities increasingly out of reach of everyone else.
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Kurds 'quit Iraq government' in Maliki snub

Kurds 'quit Iraq government' in Maliki snub | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Foreign minister says Kurds have shut all departments under their control, days after PM said Erbil was base for rebels.
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Ghanaians ask for asylum in Brazil

Ghanaians ask for asylum in Brazil | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Some 200 Ghanaians who went to Brazil to watch their team playing in the World Cup ask for asylum, saying they are fleeing religious conflict.
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Why is the World Cup more exciting than world politics?

Why is the World Cup more exciting than world politics? | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
A succession of scandals generate headlines around the world, but the World Cup goes on triumphantly.
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Indonesia elections: A new era of politics?

Indonesia elections: A new era of politics? | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Rival presidential candidates each claim victory in the world's third largest democracy.
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Child immigrant crisis: Is it 'emergency' enough for Congress to act?

Child immigrant crisis: Is it 'emergency' enough for Congress to act? | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Critics see the child immigrant crisis on the border as President Obama's Katrina moment – a time when it's crucial to act decisively. But the crisis might not galvanize Congress behind his plan.
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Islamic Uighurs defy China's Ramadan ban

Islamic Uighurs defy China's Ramadan ban | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
The government's attempt to clamp down on religious expression has backfired among Uyghurs.
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Germany's Choice: Will It Be America or Russia?

Germany's Choice: Will It Be America or Russia? | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
For decades, Germany's position in the West remained unquestioned. Following the NSA spying and other political scandals, many Germans want greater independence from the US. But does that mean getting closer to Moscow?
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In Pictures: Ramadan where the sun never sets

In Pictures: Ramadan where the sun never sets | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
How do Muslims north of the Arctic Circle participate in Ramadan?
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Are you there, God? Ten TEDTalks on Faith

Are you there, God? Ten TEDTalks on Faith | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
For as many people as there are on Earth, there are as many answers to the question: Are you there, God? These talks offer personal perspectives on faith from all ends of the spectrum, from ardent Atheists to devout believers.
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Growing Influx: Germany Caught Off Guard By Surge in Refugees

Growing Influx: Germany Caught Off Guard By Surge in Refugees | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
The German government is expecting around 175,000 people to file applications for asylum this year, the highest number in two decades. Regional politicians are acting surprised, but there have been signs of this development for years now.
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El Salvador gangs kill teachers over as little as a failing grade

El Salvador gangs kill teachers over as little as a failing grade | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
School violence is a factor driving young Central American migrants to the US border.
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