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Commonwealth of Nations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Commonwealth of Nations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Commonwealth of Nations is an intergovernmental organisation of 54 member states that were mostly territories of the British Empire. The Commonwealth operates by intergovernmental consensus of the member states, organised through the Commonwealth Secretariat, and non-governmental organisations, organised through the Commonwealth Foundation.

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Colony - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Colony

In politics and history, a colony is a territory under the immediate political control of a state, distinct from the home territory of the sovereign. For colonies in antiquity, city-states would often found their own colonies. Some colonies were historically countries, while others were territories without definite statehood from their inception.

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What are the “unintended consequences of Dutch colonialism”?

What are the “unintended consequences of Dutch colonialism”? | What are we like? | Scoop.it
SAARAH JAPPIE | SEPTEMBER 28TH, 2013 In their documentary installation piece “Empire: The unintended consequences of colonialism,” filmmaker team Eline Jongsma and Kel O’Neill seek out the residue of centuries of Dutch imperialist projects,...
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The Challenges and Ambiguities of South Africa's Foreign Policy - ISN

The Challenges and Ambiguities of South Africa's Foreign Policy ISN According to University of Johannesburg professor Chris Landsberg, who coined the concept, South Africa not only prioritises development issues and issues of poverty and...
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Dealing with the Westminster-Whitehall model myth - Trinidad & Tobago Express

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Dealing with the Westminster-Whitehall model myth Trinidad & Tobago Express In this distorted scenario, Dr Williams' sincere and determined efforts to help all T&T citizens escape colonialism are ignored and his role as the father of the nation...
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Fifty Years of Martin Luther King Jr's "I Have A Dream" - Mainstream

Fifty Years of Martin Luther King Jr's "I Have A Dream" - Mainstream | What are we like? | Scoop.it
Mainstream Fifty Years of Martin Luther King Jr's "I Have A Dream" Mainstream Motivated of course he was also by the struggles waged by Gandhi against racial discrimination in South Africa and against colonialism in India through the path of...
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The New Colonialism: Foreign Investors Snap Up African Farmland - SPIEGEL ONLINE

The New Colonialism: Foreign Investors Snap Up African Farmland - SPIEGEL ONLINE | What are we like? | Scoop.it
Governments and investment funds are buying up farmland in Africa and Asia to grow food -- a profitable business, with a growing global population and rapidly rising prices.
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Causes of Poverty — Global Issues

Causes of Poverty — Global Issues | What are we like? | Scoop.it
The poverty section of the Global Issues web site looks into causes of poverty around the world. Why are poor nations poor? What are the roles of the IMF and World Bank with their Structural Adjustment policies?
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Poverty.com - Hunger and World Poverty

See a brief, simple display about world poverty. Animated maps show how often people die of hunger, AIDS, malaria, and preventable diseases.
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BBC Radio 4 - The Reith Lectures, Michael Sandel: A New Citizenship: 2009, Markets and Morals

BBC Radio 4 - The Reith Lectures, Michael Sandel: A New Citizenship: 2009, Markets and Morals | What are we like? | Scoop.it
Prof Michael Sandel considers the expansion and moral limits of markets.
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Chart of the Thirteen Original Colonies - Basic Information on the Founding of the 13 Colonies

Chart of the Thirteen Original Colonies - Basic Information on the Founding of the 13 Colonies | What are we like? | Scoop.it
Learn about the founding of each of the thirteen original colonies from this handy chart.
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Heritage History | Homeschool History Curriculum | Nations of Europe and the Great War by Charles Morris

Heritage History | Homeschool History Curriculum | Nations of Europe and the Great War by Charles Morris | What are we like? | Scoop.it
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Color, Chromophobia, and Colonialism: Some Historical Thoughts

Color, Chromophobia, and Colonialism: Some Historical Thoughts | What are we like? | Scoop.it
yiduiqie:
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“ I came across a very interesting article recently in regard to western society and the use of color, which explores colonial history and historical context.
“ But consider...
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Somali-Americans: Speak out in solidarity with Kenya in terror attack - Mareeg

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Somali-Americans: Speak out in solidarity with Kenya in terror attack
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Our communities have a moral obligation to openly express our solidarity with the global community on any terrorist act, but particularly with the people of Kenya.
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'PDP performed better in Ekiti than APC' - The Guardian Nigeria

'PDP performed better in Ekiti than APC' - The Guardian Nigeria | What are we like? | Scoop.it
'PDP performed better in Ekiti than APC'
The Guardian Nigeria
I can assure you that I have the vision and moral rectitude to provide the right leadership anchored on integrity and untainted antecedent.
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Christina Patterson: We can't deny that race plays a part

Christina Patterson: We can't deny that race plays a part | What are we like? | Scoop.it
August, historians will tell you, is a good time to start a war. And, boy, does this feel like a war.
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Kenan Malik's essay on the riots in Britain

Kenan Malik's essay on the riots in Britain
Malin Janko Enander's insight:

Moral poverty and the riots Kenan Malik

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Åtta filmer och en global diskussion om fattigdom

Åtta filmer och en global diskussion om fattigdom | What are we like? | Scoop.it
Tv-bolag från hela världen sänder dokumentärer och kortfilmer under en vecka och ställer frågan: Varför finns fattigdom?
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Malin Janko Enander's comment, April 8, 2013 2:59 AM
Apparently som of the films are "too old" to watch...:(