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African Horn: catastrophe is not only a word
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African Horn: catastrophe is not only a word

More than 10 million Africans, most of them living in Somalia, Ethiopia, Djibuti, Uganda and Kenya, are suffering from the effects of the worst drought in the last 60 years. Silvia Martínez Puentes The so-called African Horn is undergoing “the biggest food crisis at present”, stated the UN’s spokesman for […]

Backward steps for the USA economy
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Backward steps for the USA economy

Five decades after the creation of the Social Program in the United States, over 22 million Americans lack full employment.  This means: almost the same amount of those who are not homeowners. Rafael Contreras President Barack Obama denies this situation when he says that the economy is moving forward. In […]

The Arab rebellion 2: Egypt
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The Arab rebellion 2: Egypt

This week The Prisma presents the first part of a talk with Dina Makra-Ebeid, an Egyptian who is doing a Ph.D in Anthropology at the LSE. Her fieldwork,  based in an industrial area south of Cairo, has brought her into close contact with labour activists and young people for the […]

Trade not aid: from Britain to Gaza
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Trade not aid: from Britain to Gaza

Imagine being pushed out of your own country, herded like cattle into a corner.   Imagine your basic human rights such as freedom, food, water, medical supplies, education and trade have been stripped from your people. Aisling Yeoman Imagine living in constant fear that everything you own, your home, family, jobs […]

Google+: A really plus in technology?
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Google+: A really plus in technology?

Google has launched their new feature, a social project of sharing, uploading, liking, disliking, and competing with Facebook. Gabriella Valentinova Since Facebook completely took over the social networking, there have been many attempts for an even rival to it, all of them failing. Twitter is right behind Facebook, with its […]