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News from around the world on the impacts that global connection is having on our societies.
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Syria hack signals evolution of cyber warfare

Syria hack signals evolution of cyber warfare | Social Effects of Globalization | Scoop.it
Whilst most high-profile cyber attacks have been in the West, experts suspect that their greatest impact could be in autocratic states, where they could help tip balance of power away from governments...
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Malaysian fishing endangered by ship debris

Malaysian fishing endangered by ship debris | Social Effects of Globalization | Scoop.it
Damage caused to coral reefs by freighters idling in search of cargo leads to a severe shorgage of game for locals.
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Child poverty grows as cities expand - World - CBC News

Child poverty grows as cities expand - World - CBC News | Social Effects of Globalization | Scoop.it
Urban centres around the world are failing to nurture their growing populations, a trend that UNICEF says is leaving children in hunger and poverty.
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Wall Street greed fueling high gas prices - CNN.com

Wall Street greed fueling high gas prices - CNN.com | Social Effects of Globalization | Scoop.it
Sen. Bernie Sanders says forget about the laws of supply and demand: Wall Street oil speculation is behind rising gas prices.
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Gas prices predicted to hit $1.47

Gas prices predicted to hit $1.47 | Social Effects of Globalization | Scoop.it
As gas prices hit near record highs Tuesday, an energy analyst predicted prices will top $1.47 per litre before the end of the summer.
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Muslim Brotherhood lawmaker: Arab Spring headed to Iran

Muslim Brotherhood lawmaker: Arab Spring headed to Iran | Social Effects of Globalization | Scoop.it
Head of the Foreign Affairs committee in the Egyptian parliament repels critisicm over okay given to Iranian ship to pass through Suez, saying Egypt was bound by international treaties.
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WRAPUP 2-More than 7,500 killed in Syria, UN says, as new resolution tried

WRAPUP 2-More than 7,500 killed in Syria, UN says, as new resolution tried | Social Effects of Globalization | Scoop.it
* Syrian forces kill 25 in bombardments - activists* UN official says Syria toll exceeds 7,500* France says Security Council working on new resolution (Adds US drafts outline of new resolution, China...
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The Globe and Mail - Giving Changed

The Globe and Mail - Giving Changed | Social Effects of Globalization | Scoop.it
The perils and promise of the new philanthropy...
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Harper's China visit ends with panda pact - World - CBC News

Harper's China visit ends with panda pact - World - CBC News | Social Effects of Globalization | Scoop.it
Prime Minister Stephen Harper wrapped up a visit to China aimed seeking new investments by officially announcing that Beijing will loan two of the country's prized giant pandas to
Canadian zoos.
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How globalization promotes social diversity - by Suzanne Rose - Helium

How globalization promotes social diversity - by Suzanne Rose - Helium | Social Effects of Globalization | Scoop.it
Before globalization’s reach had spread as far in as current times, populations were much less diverse.
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U.K. discusses riots with social media firms - World - CBC News

U.K. discusses riots with social media firms - World - CBC News | Social Effects of Globalization | Scoop.it
Executives from Facebook, Twitter and Canadian BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd. are meeting the British government and police Thursday in the wake of the riots to discuss how to prevent social networks from being used to plot violence.
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One down at the ICC

One down at the ICC | Social Effects of Globalization | Scoop.it
Register to receive our free weekly email newsletter with the best of Guardian law and the legal web...
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The dilemma for Syria's neighbours

The dilemma for Syria's neighbours | Social Effects of Globalization | Scoop.it
Brahimi and Joffe see how Syrian domestic repression has immediately affected its allies - Iran, Hezbollah and Iraq.
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North Korea to suspend nuclear programme

North Korea to suspend nuclear programme | Social Effects of Globalization | Scoop.it
Uranium enrichment, weapons testing and long-range missile launches to be stopped in return for US food as part of deal.
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Anonymous hacker suspects arrested - World - CBC News

Anonymous hacker suspects arrested - World - CBC News | Social Effects of Globalization | Scoop.it
Interpol says 25 suspected members of the loose-knit Anonymous hacker movement have been arrested in a sweep across Europe and South America.
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Japan's energy crisis puts ETS launch on ice

Japan's energy crisis puts ETS launch on ice | Social Effects of Globalization | Scoop.it
JAPAN has become the latest major world polluter to rule out introducing a carbon price or carbon tax in the near future, as it struggles with power shortages and a rising yen caused by the euro crisis.
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The coming war in Syria-Iran: possible scenarios

The coming war in Syria-Iran: possible scenarios | Social Effects of Globalization | Scoop.it
After Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya, the West's war eyes are now firmly fixed on Iran and Syria. International reportage on the Syrian crisis has drastically changed its character over the last fortnight or so.
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UNICEF: Millions of kids live in urban squalor without basic services, despite nearby plenty

UNICEF: Millions of kids live in urban squalor without basic services, despite nearby plenty | Social Effects of Globalization | Scoop.it
MEXICO CITY — Millions of children are growing up in squalid urban areas and denied basic services despite living close to them, the United Nations Children’s Fund said Tuesday.
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The Globe and Mail - Year in Review

The Globe and Mail - Year in Review | Social Effects of Globalization | Scoop.it
Recapping 2011's top stories, images from all our sections...
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Chinese ‘frustrated’ by Northern Gateway regulatory delays

Chinese ‘frustrated’ by Northern Gateway regulatory delays | Social Effects of Globalization | Scoop.it
‘We don’t have forever,’ Enbridge CEO warns...
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Tibet PM sees human-rights 'tragedy' unfolding - World - CBC News

Tibet PM sees human-rights 'tragedy' unfolding - World - CBC News | Social Effects of Globalization | Scoop.it
In an exclusive interview Saturday on CBC Radio's The House, the prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile, Lobsang Sangay, sounded the alarm on the tragedy unfolding in Tibet and called on Canada to take action.
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Brian Stewart: Are more Libya-style mini-wars in the cards? - World - CBC News

Brian Stewart: Are more Libya-style mini-wars in the cards? - World - CBC News | Social Effects of Globalization | Scoop.it
Ten years of indecisive combat has soured the West on sending its armies abroad, Brian Stewart writes. But are risk-averse bombing campaigns, as in Libya, really the answer?
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