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The Cultural Revolution Still Haunts China’s Communist Party

China's leaders are still scarred by the Cultural Revolution—the memory of how, suddenly, the center could not hold. As rulers of China, they cannot escape it. And even watching from the West, neither can we.
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Taiwan elects first female president

Taiwan elects first female president | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Tsai Ing-wen wins historic victory as voters express dissatisfaction with economy and outgoing leader
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Gerrymandering Is Even More Infuriating When You Can Actually See It

Gerrymandering Is Even More Infuriating When You Can Actually See It | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
A geographer created data visualizations of every congressional district in the US. Some look truly ridiculous.
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Thousands of Children Crossed US-Mexico Border in October

Thousands of Children Crossed US-Mexico Border in October | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Nearly 5,000 unaccompanied immigrant children were caught illegally crossing the U.S. border with Mexico in October, almost double the number from October 2014, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection data. Also, in the figures released Tuesday, the number of family members crossing...
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Move Over, America: Canada Is the Land of the Free

Move Over, America: Canada Is the Land of the Free | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
According to new research released Monday, Americans feel less free than Canadians and more scared on a daily basis than Bangladeshis, Egyptians, and Sudanese.
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Queen Elizabeth: The many world leaders she has outlasted - BBC News

Queen Elizabeth: The many world leaders she has outlasted - BBC News | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
The prime ministers, presidents and world leaders who have come and gone during Queen Elizabeth II's reign.
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James Fitzpatrick's comment, September 26, 2015 7:43 PM
Queen Elizabeth is pretty old. She has lasted around 7 UK Prime Ministers, and 10 US Presidents since she came to power since 1952. She even outlasted Gandhi, a man who promoted a lifestyle of living off the land.
James Fitzpatrick's comment, September 26, 2015 7:44 PM
I'm not surprised considering her age. Also considering her age, she can't live too much longer before death. It will be sad, but it is inevitable.
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Photographs: 22+ International Borders Around The World

Photographs: 22+ International Borders Around The World | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
History (and sometimes, unfortunately, current events) shows us just how easily national borders can change, but we still like to think that they are permanent fixtures. These photos of different national borders around the world show you how both friendly and hostile nations like to fence off their turf.
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Chinese Antigraft Campaign Focuses on a Coal-Rich Province

Chinese Antigraft Campaign Focuses on a Coal-Rich Province | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Efforts to purge corruption from the Communist Party have reached Shanxi, a province of northern China abundant in coal and opportunities for crooked deals. (In China, a corruption inquiry has reached the coal-rich province of Shanxi.
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Hong Kong irks China with democracy vote

Hong Kong irks China with democracy vote | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Many more citizens cast ballots in three days of unofficial referendum on political independence that Beijing opposes.
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Sri Lanka to ban maids going to Saudi Arabia

Sri Lanka to ban maids going to Saudi Arabia | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Colombo government says it will gradually phase out domestic workers in the Gulf country after beheading of Sri Lankan.
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Ballots cast in Angolan elections

Ballots cast in Angolan elections | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Angolans have voted in the second national elections since the oil-rich country's 27-year civil war ended a decade ago.
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The Astonishing Rise of Angela Merkel - The New Yorker

The Astonishing Rise of Angela Merkel - The New Yorker | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
George Packer profiles the most powerful woman in the world.
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The Middle Eastern mesh: who supports who?

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Audio and Video content on Economist.com requires a browser that can handle iFrames. ON APRIL 2nd, Iran and six world powers (America, Russia, China, Britain, France...
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What I learned from teaching English in North Korea | ideas.ted.com

What I learned from teaching English in North Korea | ideas.ted.com | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Suki Kim posed as an English teacher at an all-male university in Pyongyang. In this excerpt from her book, she describes the experience
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Why Greece and Germany just don’t get along, in 15 charts

Why Greece and Germany just don’t get along, in 15 charts | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
The story of two countries helps explain why Germany and Greece don't see eye-to-eye.
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Map: The fall of the Soviet Union made the world more wooded

Map: The fall of the Soviet Union made the world more wooded | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
How politics shaped nature in eastern Europe.
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Russia to Ukraine: Pay off gas debt to resume negotiations

Russia to Ukraine: Pay off gas debt to resume negotiations | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
After Russia cut off gas for Ukraine, Russia says it won't negotiate with Ukraine until the country pays off its gas debt.
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Ukraine crisis: What's the UN doing about it?

Ukraine crisis: What's the UN doing about it? | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
A reminder of how useless the United Nations is when it could've, should've, would've done more every time.
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Iran, North Korea sign 'science' deal

Iran, North Korea sign 'science' deal | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Iran and North Korea have signed an agreement to cooperate in science and technology.
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