User: irge304 Topic: Urbanization
Category: Rural Urban Migration
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'This country doesn't help you. You help yourself': China's rural migrants struggle with no work 29.5.2020 L.A. Times - World News

As China's outbreak eases, migrants are bearing the brunt of the lockdown's economic cost

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How Covid-19 is threatening Central America's economic lifeline 17.5.2020 BBC: World
Many communities rely heavily on remittances but these are drying up due to coronavirus lockdowns.
Indian migrant deaths: 16 sleeping workers run over by train 8.5.2020 BBC: World
The workers fell asleep on the tracks while trying to make their way home during India's lockdown.
Coronavirus: India allows small shops to reopen 25.4.2020 BBC: World
Only half of staff are allowed to work and must take precautions such as wearing face masks.
'It's too hard to live this year': China's workers struggle with coronavirus unemployment 23.4.2020 LA Times: Nation

The Chinese Communist Party's biggest concern is unemployment. Jobs and livelihoods, hit by months of coronavirus lockdown, are the top priority.

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When Climate Change Drove All the Men Away 1.3.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in the National Observer and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Miles short of the Mexico-US border, rough hands yanked Javier Hernandez from the trunk. They beat him, fractured his skull and then buried him with straws poking from his nostrils for air. Known as coyotes, Javier’s smugglers […]
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The 8 key places that will explain the 2020 election 27.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Many of America's communities are changing, and so is how voters think about what matters most to them and whom they want their leaders to be.
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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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