The New World Order Is Ruled By Global Corporations And Megacities—Not Countries

The New World Order Is Ruled By Global Corporations And Megacities—Not Countries
What matters more than their latent power—nuclear weapons or cash piles—is their ability to deploy resources to build leverage within the system. Power, then, is a function of …. That is certainly the case in London, whose financial industry and …
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NEH grant will help UTA digitize disability history
ARLINGTON, Texas — Leading U.S. disability history scholars and practitioners will converge at The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries in July to formalize a consortium committed to developing an online portal for disability history resources …
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Save the sashimi: rising mercury levels in Hawaiian ahi indicate a global problem

Save the sashimi: rising mercury levels in Hawaiian ahi indicate a global problem
Yellowfin tuna, the species most commonly labeled as ahi in sushi restaurants nationwide, is the preferred tuna in developed nations like the US and the UK, but the world's favorite sashimi may soon be stricken from the menu, as scientists have found …
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Obama and Modi Signal a Shift Towards Action on a Global Climate Deal
As NRDC and the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) research shows, a growing number of Indian companies are leapfrogging to coolants in air conditioners and refrigerators that don't heat the planet. … Initiating Climate Resilience Tool …
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Final Push to Launch U.N. Negotiations on High Seas Treaty
A trawler in Johnstone Strait, BC, Canada. Human activities such as pollution, overfishing, mining, geo-engineering and climate change have made an international agreement to protect the high seas more critical than ever. Credit: Winky/cc by … waters …
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'2015 can and must be time for global action,' Ban declares, briefing UN

'2015 can and must be time for global action,' Ban declares, briefing UN
“2015 is a chance for major advances across the three inter-connected pillars of our work: development, peace and human rights,” he said during an informal meeting of the Assembly, praising Member States' work to build a new development agenda …
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Corporators' role in development stressed
Collector D. Ronald Ross said that the city would progress in all aspects when the elected representatives in the municipal corporation understood the civic administration, their rights and duties, government orders and guidelines and discharged their …
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Community calendar: Jan. 11
BioScent K9 is an organization dedicated to using canine scent detection to develop a non-invasive way of screening for cancer and other life threatening diseases using trained dogs to detect cancer in human breath samples. Tickets: $ 100. … The event …
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Fact Sheet: The United States and India – Strategic and Global Partners

Fact Sheet: The United States and India – Strategic and Global Partners
Commercial Dialogue: The U.S. Department of Commerce and Indian Ministry of Commerce and Industry led a public-private discussion on September 24 on manufacturing and supply chain sustainability to conserve food, energy, and natural resources. Civil …
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Thai offers prosthesis making training
Deputy Secretary General of the Thailand's Prosthesis Foundation of H.R.H the Princess Mother Dr Vajara Rujiwetpongstora told bdnews24.com that they would help in human resource development so that “Bangladesh does not need foreign help (for artificial …
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