User: irge304 Topic: Urbanization
Category: Rural Urban Migration
Last updated: Nov 18 2019 17:40 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Opinion: My grandpa was a 'Dreamer' who crossed the Rio Grande 18.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The parents of today's 'Dreamers' wanted a better life for their children, just like my grandpa when he left Mexico for Texas in 1945.

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Who should I vote for? General election 2019 policy guide 13.11.2019 BBC: Front Page
Compare where the parties stand on key issues, from Brexit and the NHS to education and the environment.
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Madrid taken over by hundreds of sheep for annual festival 20.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
More than 2,000 animals parade through the Spanish capital for a traditional festival.
Antananarivo: Paris with Rice Paddies 28.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Madagascar's capital is, according to author David Mould, like Paris with rice paddies and aging French Citroens and Renaults.
Mexicans and Americans Came Together to Highline Across the Southern Border, And Their New Film Looks to Humanize Immigration 23.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"For me, this isn't a highlining story. There are better, bigger highlines. This story is about two groups of people coming together to stand for what they believe."
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Victorian Doll Stolen from Museum, Returned 'Scalped' Two Days Later: 'Like Something out of a Horror Movie' 22.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The 19th-century doll was part of a Scottish exhibition at the museum in New Zealand's far north.
Vikings Injected Fresh Blood into Irish Population after 200 Year Decline on Emerald Isle 22.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Ancient migrations of Vikings appear to have left a lasting legacy in the modern population of Ireland.
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Op-Ed: Trump wants Guatemalans like me to stay home. Here's why so many don't 22.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Guatemalans have been battered by corruption, narco violence and a changing climate that has hammered crops.

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Hmong immigrants helped save this prairie town, but now their children are leaving 16.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The influx of Hmong-Americans into Walnut Grove, Minn., gave the community a boost, but two decades in, they’re facing the same challenge as other rural parts of the state: How do you give young people a reason to stay?
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One is Chinese. One is American. How a journalist discovered and reunited identical twins 8.8.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Seventeen years ago, Chinese authorities abducted one of a set of twins and sent her to an orphanage.

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Opinion: Jay Inslee on persuading Americans to save ourselves from climate change 25.7.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Washington Governor and 2020 presidential candidate Jay Inslee say down with the Los Angeles Times editorial board to discuss climate change and the coming election.

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To folks in this Guatemalan town, success stories start with a trek to the U.S. 21.7.2019 L.A. Times - World News

It seems everybody has a close relative in the United States. The exodus is driven by economics.

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Why Do Migrants Keep Coming To The U.S. Border, Despite Donald Trump's Hardline Policies? 12.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Americans need to keep in mind how difficult and dangerous these journeys are—yet, people are doing it anyway," said Mark Feierstein, who worked as a special assistant to the president and senior director for Western Hemisphere affairs under the Obama administration.
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Immigration: Is Britain becoming less anxious? 10.6.2019 BBC: Front Page
Recent polls show growing numbers of Britons think immigration has had a positive impact on the UK.
In Scotland's Outer Hebrides, mobile libraries are a lifeline 8.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Library vans ply lonely roads and deliver books, including works in Gaelic, to hundreds of isolated residents. Seeing the mobile librarian is sometimes the only human contact they will have for days.
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North Korean women 'forced into sex slavery' in China - report 21.5.2019 BBC: World
Thousands of North Korean women and girls are forced to work in China's sex trade, says a new report.
Chinese millennials are looking past factory jobs now. It's all part of the plan 12.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Life as one of China’s industrial worker ants did not suit Liu Xu: waking up early in factory accommodation, working for 11 hours operating a machine in the tool-making factory, eating all his meals in the factory canteen and going to bed, only to wake up and do it again.

His parents spent most...

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Trump says America is 'full' but this US state says 'not us' 8.5.2019 BBC News - US & Canada
"There's plenty of room in Vermont," responds one state official who hopes to draw in more outsiders.
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Most of America’s Rural Counties Are Doomed to Decline | Opinion 8.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Geographically, a large fraction of the nation is struggling to simply maintain the status quo.
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Man-made Climate Change Linked to Droughts As Early As 1900 3.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
“The human consequences of this, particularly drying over large parts of North America and Eurasia, are likely to be severe,” the authors warned.
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