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Why Nerds and Nurses Are Taking Over the U.S. Economy

Why Nerds and Nurses Are Taking Over the U.S. Economy | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
A blockbuster report from government economists forecasts the workforce of 2026—a world of robot cashiers, well-paid math nerds, and so (so, so, so) many healthcare workers.
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Fake food or fraud food in Nigeria, Kenya and other African countries —

Fake food or fraud food in Nigeria, Kenya and other African countries — | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
In late February, 14-year-olds Nahima and Yayaya, died after eating tainted biscuits at a classmate’s birthday celebration in their school, located just outside Nigeria’s capital Abuja. Several other children in their class were hospitalized. Panic and threats from angry parents forced a temporary school closure, but to date, there have been no efforts to investigate the root cause
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America Is So Polarized, It's Tearing the Country Apart

America Is So Polarized, It's Tearing the Country Apart | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
More and more, the geography of the U.S. is one of winners versus losers—but the populist backlash puts our future at risk.
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SAVING THE ARCTIC

SAVING THE ARCTIC | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
By David L. Phillips
The Arctic -- “The Great North”—is rich in natural resources, including oil and gas, as well as fish stocks. With Finland
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The Robots Are Coming, and Sweden Is Fine

The Robots Are Coming, and Sweden Is Fine | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
In a world full of anxiety about the potential job-destroying rise of automation, Sweden is well placed to embrace technology while limiting human costs.
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Haitians still need protections from US - The Boston Globe

Haitians still need protections from US - The Boston Globe | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
Will President Trump use thousands of Haitians in the US as political props? We’re about to find out.
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El Salvador: The Youth Are the Ones Who Are Dying

El Salvador: The Youth Are the Ones Who Are Dying | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
A glimpse into daily life in San Salvador, often called the murder capital of the world.
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Trump allows refugee admissions to resume with new screening

Trump allows refugee admissions to resume with new screening | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday allowed the resumption of refugee admissions into the U.S. under new, stricter screening rules but ordered nationals from 11 co
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Thousands of Refugee Children Are Stranded on Europe's Doorstep

Thousands of Refugee Children Are Stranded on Europe's Doorstep | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
After fleeing war and hardship at home, unaccompanied young refugees are stuck in Serbia, dreaming of a Europe that doesn't want them.
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Why American Babies Die

Why American Babies Die | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
The United States has one of the highest infant-mortality rates in the developed world—but commonly cited statistics oversimplify why so many don't make it to their first birthdays.
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It’s Time Put the “Maternal” Back in Maternal, Child Health

It’s Time Put the “Maternal” Back in Maternal, Child Health | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
Approximately seven years ago, the issue of infant mortality in Wisconsin took center stage. Of particular concern was the troubling infant mortalit
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Eying Thailand's graying population, Japanese firms expand products and services for elderly | The Japan Times

Eying Thailand's graying population, Japanese firms expand products and services for elderly | The Japan Times | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
A leading wheelchair maker and a hospital operator from Japan are seeking to expand in Thailand with an eye on products and services for the elderly as the
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Why Equitable Maps Are More Accurate and Humane

Why Equitable Maps Are More Accurate and Humane | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
Too often, men. And money. But a team of OpenStreetMap users is working to draw new cartographic lines, making maps that more accurately—and equitably—reflect our space.
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American Fertility Is Falling Short of What Women Want - The New York Times

American Fertility Is Falling Short of What Women Want - The New York Times | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
Forecasts show many millennial women won’t fulfill their wishes on family size, and the biggest fertility declines are in Western states.
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Trump says it will be hard to unify country without a 'major event'

Trump says it will be hard to unify country without a 'major event' | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it

centripetal / centrifugal forces:   "President Donald Trump called for unity in an interview with broadcast journalists ahead of his State of the Union speech Tuesday night."

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Can Planet Earth Feed 10 Billion People?

Can Planet Earth Feed 10 Billion People? | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
Humanity has 30 years to find out.
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Why Norwegians Aren't Moving to the U.S.

Why Norwegians Aren't Moving to the U.S. | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
The country Trump wants immigrants from isn't really interested.
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The Opioid Crisis Is Getting Worse (U.S. Life Expectancy Dropping for the first time in 50 years)

The Opioid Crisis Is Getting Worse (U.S. Life Expectancy Dropping for the first time in 50 years) | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
As fentanyls enter the illegal drug supply in more places, overdose deaths rise, helping cause the first consecutive drop in U.S. life expectancy in half a century.
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Could You Get a Visa Under Trump's Immigration Overhaul?

Could You Get a Visa Under Trump's Immigration Overhaul? | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
A wall along the Mexico border isn’t President Donald Trump’s only proposal to curtail immigration into the United States.

Trump also wants to limit legal immigration into the U.S.
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Catalan independence crisis escalates

Catalan independence crisis escalates | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
Catalonia's parliament declares independence but Madrid imposes direct rule over the region.
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Northern Italy votes for more autonomy

Northern Italy votes for more autonomy | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
MORE than 5m Italians took part on October 22nd in two referendums on granting autonomy to the rich, northern regions of Lombardy and Veneto, which drew inevitable comparisons to the independence ballot three weeks earlier in Catalonia. Few in Italy travelled as far to cast their votes as Maurizio Zordan.
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Myanmar's Rohingya Are in Crisis—What You Need to Know

Myanmar's Rohingya Are in Crisis—What You Need to Know | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
They've been called the world's most persecuted minority. Learn who they are and why they're fleeing.
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For Half A Million Rohingya Fleeing Myanmar, Bangladesh Is A Reluctant Host

For Half A Million Rohingya Fleeing Myanmar, Bangladesh Is A Reluctant Host | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
Bangladesh is struggling to accommodate 500,000-plus Rohingya who have poured across the border in less than two months. It isn't recognizing them as refugees and would prefer to see them repatriated.
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Finland’s Welfare State Has a Massive Baby Problem

Finland’s Welfare State Has a Massive Baby Problem | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
The number of newborns has fallen to its lowest level in 148 years
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