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2014/10/26 08:31
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New York - After Superstorm Sandy, officials in New York and New Jersey vowed to make sure the unprecedented destruction wouldn't happen again. Two years later, would it? There are some concrete...
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2014/10/24 21:26
2014/10/24 21:26
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Special Report: For nearly seven decades, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has fed into growing Mideast extremism, now including hyper-violent Islamic fundamentalism. But does this tortured history...
2014/10/24 15:37
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In his 1889 article "Gospel of Wealth," before Andrew Carnegie instructed his peers on the proper means of disposing of a personal fortune, he first demonstrated the folly of alternative approaches....
2014/10/23 00:42
2014/10/23 00:42
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PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- Pace University faculty and corporate and foundation leaders joined representatives from federal, state and local governments for the second “Summit on Resilience: The Next...
2014/10/21 15:33
2014/10/21 15:33
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An online tool shows which technologies will do the most to help farmers improve yields, says Gordon Conway. European countries devote small percentages of their national income to international aid,...
2014/10/20 13:56
2014/10/20 13:56
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Nationwide, traffic accidents are the leading cause of death for children and young adults. The City of Wilmington has engaged in an on-going effort to reduce traffic accidents by improving our...
2014/10/16 16:29
2014/10/16 16:29
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Nairobi — Resilience is the capacity for a city and all its components to recover quickly from shocks or stresses, such as natural disasters, and to grow and thrive during good times. The ability of...
2014/10/15 09:29
2014/10/15 09:29
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Professor Ali Mazrui has been one of the world's most prolific and controversial writers on Africa. The author of more than 30 books and hundreds of essays, Mazrui has profoundly influenced ideas...
2014/10/13 02:29
2014/10/13 02:29
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Mamadou Biteye is Managing Director for Africa at the Rockefeller Foundation An agriculture economist by training, Mamadou Biteye has worked in many parts of Africa for organizations as diverse as...
2014/10/12 22:55
2014/10/12 22:55
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Is the Australian National University’s decision to sell its shares in some resource companies merely tokenistic? Far from it. The outrage from the affected companies shows how much influence...
2014/10/12 16:09
2014/10/12 16:09
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As Adolf Hitler harassed, isolated, and murdered many of Europe's greatest scientists, philosophers, and thinkers, the Rockefeller Foundation pivoted from its core public-health work to the...
2014/10/12 16:09
2014/10/12 16:09
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A sketch of the French anthropologist Claude Levi-Strauss, a beneficiary of the Rockefeller Foundation's scholar-refugee program (Wikimedia Commons) Over the last three and a half years, the Syrian...
2014/10/10 19:56
2014/10/10 19:56
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It was the summer of 1915, and a young Nashville educator had the audacity to suggest that a basement schoolroom on the grounds of the George Peabody College for Teachers might serve as a model for...
2014/10/10 07:57
2014/10/10 07:57
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Daniel Maingi weighs his words carefully. In Seattle to challenge the Gates Foundation's Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa or AGRA, which invests in agriculture to reduce hunger and poverty;...
2014/10/09 17:30
2014/10/09 17:30
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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama National Alumni Association has announced the 2014 recipients of the University’s highest honor for excellence in teaching – the Outstanding Commitment to...
2014/10/08 19:39
2014/10/08 19:39
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Former Liberal MP Lloyd Axworthy says he was disappointed the Liberal Party chose not to back a government plan for Canada to join U.S.-led air strikes, as Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau faced...
2014/10/08 17:34
2014/10/08 17:34
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Portland Commissioner Amanda Fritz has a long list of concerns. And some City Hall staffers have wanted clarity about how the new job would be any different from an existing post held by Carmen...
2014/10/08 13:17
2014/10/08 13:17
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My first experience with the world of startups dates back to the early 1980s, when I had the privilege of joining the world's first online service, or what today would be called an "Internet company."...
2014/10/08 12:22
2014/10/08 12:22
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Freelancers told customers Sept. 30 that their coverage would end Dec. 31. (iStock) Freelancers Insurance Company, the pioneering nonprofit health insurer that was once hailed as a model for the...
2014/10/08 04:55
2014/10/08 04:55
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The movement to encourage investors to divest from fossil fuels, led by Bill McKibben’s 350.org, has chalked up some prominent wins in recent times. Coal as well as oil and gas companies and their...
2014/10/26 08:31
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