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21 Incredible Articles from Survival Spot Blog

Wow has it already been that long? Today marks the 8 year anniversary that our survival blog has been online and delivering quality, unique content to our readers on every survival and preparedness related topic you can think of. We … Continue reading

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Picking Up the Pieces from a Failed Land Grab Project in Tanzania

Timothy A. Wise I arrived in Tanzania, one of the frontlines in the battle over land grabs in Africa, just as another round of international negotiations on guidelines for “responsible agricultural investment” (RAI) wrapped up in Rome late last month. … Continue reading

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No Help from Abroad

C.P. Chandrasekhar With India’s integration with the global economy through trade and investment flows having increased significantly over the last quarter of a century, the days when domestic economic performance was relatively insulated from global trends are over. So as … Continue reading

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Paleo, Gluten Free, and GMO Distractions from Real World Food Problems

Paleo, Gluten Free, and GMO Distractions from Real World Food Problems Dr. John McDougall presents “Paleo, Gluten-Free, and GMO: Distractions from Real-World Food Problems” at the September, 2013, Advanced Study Weekend at the F… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Do you agree with Gore Vidal that it will take us 100 years to recover from the Bush regime?

Question by Brad: Do you agree with Gore Vidal that it will take us 100 years to recover from the Bush regime? http://www.news24.com/News24/World/News/0,,2-10-1462_2340682,00.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gore_Vidal Gore Vidal is a cousin of Jimmy Carter and Al Gore. He is famous for his … Continue reading

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Lift your head from the sand

Sunita Narain The outrage over the suspension of an official, Durga Shakti Nagpal, for simply doing her job—check illegal sand mining in the rivers of Uttar Pradesh—has highlighted a crucial issue. It is now evident that illegal mining of sand … Continue reading

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Lessons From Brazil

Alejandro Nadal Managing neoliberalism is an uncomfortable proposition, especially when you are a centre left government. The rhetoric from the government palace insists in painting a pretty picture of social progress in a context of economic development. But the truth … Continue reading

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The Party is Over: Children, Clean up the House! Lessons from the Turkish #OccupyGezi

Erinc Yeldan They are referred to under different identifiers: generation-Y; millennium generation; globalization generation; Net-generation… roughly they are the cohort of post-1980 newborns, coming from distant geographies, different nations. Yet, they are claimed to share astonishingly common characteristics:  narcissistic love … Continue reading

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16×9 : Off The Grid: Living off land hour from Vancouver

Imagine an island so secluded there’s no electricity, there are no paved roads and in many cases, no plumbing. That island – called Lasqueti – is home to 400 people and less than an hour away from Vancouver.16×9 traveled there … Continue reading

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How we learned to stop worrying and love capital controls: From Cyprus, to Iceland, to Brazil

Ilene Grabel There’s a political cartoon that I’ve had in mind these days when I think about recent changes in the international political economy of capital controls.  Picture a sailboat in stiff winds on rough seas. The wind in the … Continue reading

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