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We are not an island. We are citizens of the world and to make it better we need to know more about other places and people.
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Iran's Nuclear Fatwa: A Policy Or A Ploy? : NPR

Iran's supreme leader has repeatedly cited his own fatwa, or religious edict, that nuclear weapons are a sin and that Iran doesn't want them. Many in the West are skeptical, but U.S. officials are calling on Iran to live up to the fatwa.
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Rapid climate change threatens Asia's Rice Bowl

As Asia's monsoon season begins, leading climate specialists and agricultural scientists warned today that rapid climate change and its potential to intensify droughts and floods could threaten Asia's rice production and pose a significant threat...
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UN climate talks deadlocked in Bonn as divisions between rich and poor reopen

UN climate talks deadlocked in Bonn as divisions between rich and poor reopen | Our World History | Scoop.it
BONN, Germany — The advances made in U.N. climate talks last year appeared at risk Thursday as a rift between rich and poor countries reopened in negotiations aimed at crafting a global pact to stop the planet from overheating.
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Study highlights food risk hotspots

Study highlights food risk hotspots | Our World History | Scoop.it
The poorest societies may be more able to adapt to the threat climate change poses to food supplies than their slightly richer peers, a new study suggests.
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I Can't Decide: World History by James P. Stobaugh

I Can't Decide: World History by James P. Stobaugh | Our World History | Scoop.it
I was happy to check out this World History course as I have been looking for course materials for our High School curriculum. This meets our requirements for an independent course, general overview of World History, ...
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Today's "History of Cool Headlines"

Today's "History of Cool Headlines" | Our World History | Scoop.it
1) Long before we shamelessly tuned in to to see the Jersey Shore gang get their "GTL" on, before we watched Ozzy Osbourne stumble around his Hollywood mansion, (most likely the results of long-term...
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Monsanto's Harvest of Fear

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From world affairs to entertainment, business to fashion, crime to society, Vanity Fair is a cultural catalyst that drives the popular dialogue globally.
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The ONE Blog | Bono addresses global leaders on hunger ...

The ONE Blog | Bono addresses global leaders on hunger ... | Our World History | Scoop.it
Amid a flurry of public officials, business and NGO leaders and African heads of state at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs' Symposium on Global Agriculture and Food Security, ONE had one of it's own represented: our ...
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World History Project. timeline | Timetoast timelines

World History Project. timeline | Timetoast timelines | Our World History | Scoop.it
The World History Project. timeline. View the 'World History Project.' timeline, create your own timeline or just browse the timeline collection.
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'Vicious circle': Europe crisis threatens world economy, OECD says - msnbc.com

'Vicious circle': Europe crisis threatens world economy, OECD says - msnbc.com | Our World History | Scoop.it
Sydney Morning Herald'Vicious circle': Europe crisis threatens world economy, OECD saysmsnbc.com"The risk is increasing of a vicious circle, involving high and rising sovereign indebtedness, weak banking systems, excessive fiscal consolidation and...
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Racism is an ism to which everyone in the world today... | Ruth ...

Racism is an ism to which everyone in the world today... | Ruth ... | Our World History | Scoop.it
Racism is an ism to which everyone in the world today is exposed; for or against, we must take sides. And the history of the future will differ according to - Ruth Fulton Benedict. ...
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Modern World History: US Enters the War

Warm-up #11: As you listen to this speech, imagine that you has just received the news about the attack on Pearl Harbor. How would you feel? How would you want the US to respond? Notes - US Enters the War.
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Handbook Explains How to Create Durable and Inclusive Constitutions - Voice of America

Handbook Explains How to Create Durable and Inclusive Constitutions - Voice of America | Our World History | Scoop.it
Handbook Explains How to Create Durable and Inclusive ConstitutionsVoice of AmericaIts authors say the process for designing and implementing a constitution is important: it is instrumental in rebuilding or strengthening states and political...
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The World in Photos This Week - An FP Slideshow

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Interesting to see how the world looks through the camera lens and not the written word.

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AlertNet special coverage: solutions for a hungry world - youTrust.org

AlertNet special coverage: solutions for a hungry world - youTrust.org | Our World History | Scoop.it
YouTrust is for people who want to make a difference. You curate the content. You be the editor. You ignite debate.
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How to feed a planet, continued

How to feed a planet, continued | Our World History | Scoop.it
TODAY'S Daily chart, using data provided by Cargill, is the nearest thing to a snapshot of everything you need to know about feeding the world.
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mondo trudeau: a guide to a world geography class at caddo ...

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Choose any 2 topics from this semester in your notes or the blog. Examples: - Qin Shih Huang Di and Siddhartha Gautama - The Chinese Chow chow and Dromedary of the Arabian peninsula - Integrate, or blend, the topics.
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Mr. Cate's World History | Free Scholarships Blog

Mr. Cate's World History | Free Scholarships Blog | Our World History | Scoop.it
Submitted by Jada Strong (Central High School ) Inspiaring Educator i have in my life is my World History Teacher; Mr. Cate. He inspiares me to do the best I can not only in World History, but in other classes as well.
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Cities of the Future |EMagazine.com

Cities of the Future |EMagazine.com | Our World History | Scoop.it
Emagazine.com : By 2007, 3.2 billion peoplea number larger than the entire global population of 1967will live in cities. Developing countries will absorb nearly all of the world⊃1;s population increases between today and 2030.
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Today in History - Boston.com

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Today in HistoryBoston.comIn 1942, during World War II, the Office of Civilian Defense was established. In 1959, nearly 5000 Japanese-Americans had their US citizenship restored after renouncing it during World War II.
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Pharma's growing influence in WHO | Don't trade our lives away

Pharma's growing influence in WHO | Don't trade our lives away | Our World History | Scoop.it
Its central mission is to fight disease and promote the best possible healthcare for all people. The organization has been successful in fighting infectious diseases and reducing tobacco consumption around the world.
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There Is a Way! Beyond the Big, Bad Corporation - Huffington Post

There Is a Way! Beyond the Big, Bad Corporation - Huffington Post | Our World History | Scoop.it
SalonThere Is a Way! Beyond the Big, Bad CorporationHuffington PostAs our political system sputters, a wave of innovative thinking and bold experimentation is quietly sweeping away outmoded economic models.
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Must-Reads from Around the World, May 23, 2012 | Global Spin ...

Must-Reads from Around the World, May 23, 2012 | Global Spin ... | Our World History | Scoop.it
Must-Reads from Around the World, May 23, 2012. By TIME.com ... All copies of TIME Magazine's May 14, 2012 issue with a cover entitled The People's Republic of Scandal had been “safeguarded by customs.” Apparently ...
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Iran face-off drives new naval small ship focus - Reuters

Iran face-off drives new naval small ship focus - Reuters | Our World History | Scoop.it
Iran face-off drives new naval small ship focusReutersWith the size of frigates and destroyers in particular, the workhorses of modern navies, ballooning in the six decade since World War Two, even some political leaders have become exasperated.
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