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Journals Opening up to Science Expertise from South. (Image by Jorge Luis Baños:IPS)

Journals Opening up to Science Expertise from South

by eCommunicator Global travel restrictions as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak are accelerating a trend towards research publications focussed on the global South, publishers say. It means the days of fly-in-fly-out field work may be winding back for researchers from developed countries. While the COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted some […]

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President Donald Trump participates in a law enforcement briefing on the MS-13 gang in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, July 15, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

As the pandemic worsens, major retailers, grocery stores, and city and state leaders are making the tough decisions that the President has shirked

by eCommunicator President Donald Trump isn’t leading America much as its pandemic worsens. But that’s not stopping Walmart — along with Kroger, Kohl’s, and city and state leaders and officials — from making the tough decisions that the President has shirked. Source: Analysis by Stephen Collinson, CNN Given Trump’s approach, […]

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The End of Enlightenment and the First Globalisation

The End of Enlightenment and the First Globalisation

by Richard Whatmore Editorial Credit(s): Daniel Kibsgaard The book Terrorists, Anarchists and Republicans tells a story of republican crisis at the end of the eighteenth century. It is sometimes assumed that there was a renaissance of republican theory during this era. There are certainly theoretical developments with regard to how […]

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President Trump at a White House discussion of school reopenings this week. (Credit...Anna Moneymaker for The New York Times)

U.S. Schools, U.K. Jobs, Hagia Sophia: Your Thursday Briefing

by eCommunicator GOOD MORNING. WE’RE COVERING THE DISPUTE OVER REOPENING U.S. SCHOOLS, A $38 BILLION PLAN TO SAVE BRITISH JOBS AND A CRACKDOWN ON PROTESTERS IN SERBIA. Schools become a flash point in U.S. reopening debate President Trump is at odds with his own public health experts over how to […]

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Scientists have used satellite data to see where African vegetation is thriving and where it is in retreat. (Photo. Shutterstock)

Building Back Greener in Africa

by Umberto Labate African leaders highlight the opportunity for a triple dividend: reduced risk, increased resilience and strengthened recovery. COVID-19 continues to race across the African continent. People are dying, and even more are being pushed into hunger and poverty, in many cases risking to overturn years of development gains. […]

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