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 //   //  August 26, 2014  //  7 Comments

Ukraine 2014

The Guardian Ukraine BBC World News Ukraine crisis Reuters World News Russia CIA World Factbook: Ukraine See also Russia in 2014 David (Jones): Crisis in Ukraine: Splitting Ukraine could prove the best solution vs David Kilgour: […]

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Iraq

Who are Isis? A terror group too extreme even for al-Qaida The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant has a reputation for being even more brutal than the main jihadi group of inspiration It runs […]

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 //   //  August 25, 2014  //  2 Comments

Canada 2013-14: Politics

Tory majority in 2015 unlikely as downward trend in polls continues: experts (Hill Times) The downward slope of Conservative party fortunes has continued in political polls this summer and experts say the party’s relentlessly combative approach […]

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Middle East & Arab World in 2013 – 2014

How Isis came to be Three years ago, Islamic State did not exist – now it controls vast swaths of Syria and Iraq. How did we get here? (The Guardian) Principally, Isis is the product of […]

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 //   //  August 22, 2014  //  4 Comments

Education: demographics and trends 2013 – 2014

To Remember a Lecture Better, Take Notes by Hand Students do worse on quizzes when they use keyboards in class Take notes by hand, and you have to process information as well as write it down. […]

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Canada 2013-14: Politics
August 25, 2014  //  2 Comments
Tory majority in 2015 unlikely as downward trend in polls continues: experts (Hill Times) The downward slope of Conserva ...
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Wednesday Night #1695
August 27, 2014  //  No Comments
Birthday greetings and every kind of good wish to our beloved Scribe, Herb, 90 years young on the 25th of August, and to ...
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August 27, 2014  //  2 Comments
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U.S.: Environment & energy
August 20, 2014  //  4 Comments
Climate change on Wednesday-Night.com Andrew Revkin Dot Earth blog Natural Gas Forum Pros and Cons of Marcellus Shale Ga ...