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Arctic Council tensions threaten environment as Canada exits chair

Arctic Council tensions threaten environment as Canada exits chair
Canada, United States, Russia, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland. … The philosophy is that the only way to succeed in such a remote area is to work together. … Americans unimpressed? The U.S., now taking over the chair, is expected to …
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“Architects of American policy towards Russia and Ukraine are destroying
His “Sovieticus” column, launched in The Nation in the 1980s, put a magazine traditionally tilted toward domestic issues among the few American publications providing consistent analysis of Russian affairs. At this point, Cohen's Nation essays are the …
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Karl Ove Knausgaard's 'My Struggle: Book 4'
“The last time I was in New York,” Karl Ove Knausgaard wrote recently in The New York Times Magazine, in his account of traveling through the United States, “a well-known American writer invited me for lunch. . . . I tried desperately to think of …
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Scott Walker vs. the World
“Because the more I've talked to folks — I've talked to Senator [Jeff] Sessions and others out there, but it is a fundamentally lost issue by many in elected positions today — is what is this doing for American workers looking for jobs, what is this …
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Americans think immigrants used to pull themselves up by their bootstraps
Immigrants from less-developed countries (say, Norway) went into low-paying jobs: the average immigrant from a low-income country in 1900 was in a job that paid $ 1,700 less than the average for all natives. Of course, over the late 1800s and early …
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The Lid: Trade Becoming First Policy Battle of Hillary Clinton's Campaign
Yesterday afternoon, we spotted former President Bill Clinton strolling down a Washington DC avenue wearing fuchsia sneakers so blindingly neon that, no matter what his wife's policy positions may be, we're pretty sure we'll always know exactly where …
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Europe hesitates as thousands die annually on Mediterranean
Before Americans criticize European xenophobia too freely, though, it's worth noting that a parallel logic has contributed to deaths along our own border with Mexico. Americans' insistence on preventing illegal immigration has trumped any humanitarian …
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Jesse Jackson: We need more well-paying jobs
Our childhood poverty rate is about 20 percent — one in five — compared with 6.1 percent (less than one in 16) in Norway and the Netherlands. The Kids Count Data Center finds a horrifying 39 percent of African-American children living in poverty in 2013.
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Jan Morris talks about Venice
Here one of our finest writers answers a long series of questions about her extraordinary life and work. The questions are made up from a combination of the themes that arose during discussions of Venice on this month's Reading group, and some …
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The playlist: jazz – Billie Holiday, Stan Tracey, Dudley Moore and more
When the late Stan Tracey made his most famous album, Under Milk Wood (a jazz setting for the Dylan Thomas radio play), British jazz was easy to caricature as a clone of the work of American innovators, with the growing independence of such local …
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The goal of the Norwegian penal system is to get inmates out of it.
It works with other government agencies to secure a home, a job and access to a supportive social network for each inmate before release; Norway's social safety net also provides health care, education and a pension to all citizens. … At a time when …
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Canada, America ,Austrilia, UK, Neitherland, Germany, New Zealand, which is better for East Asian immigration?

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Question by Chris: Canada, America ,Austrilia, UK, Neitherland, Germany, New Zealand, which is better for East Asian immigration? Canada, America ,Austrilia, UK, Neitherland, Germany, New Zealand, Switzerland, France, Denmark, Norway which is better for East Asian immigration? Best answer: Answer … read more

Q&A: Anti-socialist, why is Norway, Canada, Japan, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Israel, doing so well?

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by victorkim Question by Juan Vegas: Anti-socialist, why is Norway, Canada, Japan, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Israel, doing so well? @pdooma You mean like the U.S. is having issues? Can you name another capitalist country that hasn’t been touched by the … read more

I am looking to move which of the following is easier to get a visa from, SWEDEN, NORWAY, ICELAND, CANADA.?

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Question by darkbeasthunter: I am looking to move which of the following is easier to get a visa from, SWEDEN, NORWAY, ICELAND, CANADA.? and also how, and where to go what site ETC, i have had trouble locating information, also … read more