Archive for June, 2016

The New Cities Foundation: Building a better future for two thirds of the world’s people

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The New Cities Foundation: Building a better future for two thirds of the world’s people

From remote antiquity until the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, people organized themselves in villages and cities through the filters of shared ethnicity, language and religion. By the mid-20th Century, with colonial inheritances largely obsolete, modern nations became a primary point of reference for a person’s identity. Today, however, more than half the world’s population […]

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From Abu Ghraib to the ambassador’s office

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From Abu Ghraib to the ambassador’s office

From a prison cell in Abu Ghraib to the ambassador’s office in Ottawa, Abdul Kareem Kaab has had a tremendous career path. A civil engineer by trade, he was jailed and tortured for political protesting during his undergraduate studies and then again after he’d finished his schooling, spending two years in Abu Ghraib. After being […]

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The Internet’s dirty secret

The Internet’s dirty secret

Most of us couldn’t live without the Internet. It has become an extension of our daily lives, putting us in touch with family and friends through social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter. It is where we go for news and other media content. It is also increasingly our main source of entertainment, thanks […]

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