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Race, ethnicity and community
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Race, ethnicity and community

What does ‘race’ mean today, to a biologist? The ‘candelabra’ model of racial development is now rejected in favour of a ‘trellis’ model. . Nigel Pocock . Even with Neanderthals, cross-species mating was occurring. Modern Europeans consequently have between 2%-5% Neanderthal DNA. The trellis model allows for constant movement of […]

Unemployment becomes chronic in the US
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Unemployment becomes chronic in the US

An overshadowed statistic in federal data, long-term unemployment (LTU) is one of the most poignant social irregularities for millions of American families, as well as an example of Washington’s disrespect for human rights.   Jorge V. Jaime   People looking for work for six months or more join another 120,000 […]

Miriam Alonso, humour on the island
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Miriam Alonso, humour on the island

A long time ago she was the leader of Cuba’s cartoonists but because she was practically the only female caricaturist in the country, her work wasn’t seen as funny.   Charly Morales Valido   43 years ago she graduated from San Alejandro’s illustrious Academy of Fine Arts, and since then […]

Rights and legal reform
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Rights and legal reform

The new legalisation establishes cuts in social spending which will have repercussions on the most vulnerable sector of society. Immigrants should know about certain measures which they can take to ensure that their worker’s and human rights are not violated.   The austerity measures imposed by European governments regarding cuts […]