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MIL-OSI Global: How the neoliberal obsession with valuing nature changes our understanding of it

By   /  December 4, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, AM-NC, Analysis, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - UK  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: How the neoliberal obsession with valuing nature changes our understanding of it

Source: The Conversation – UK – By John Henneberry, Professor of Property Development Studies, University of Sheffield Over the last decade, an industry has developed that values different aspects of nature in different ways. Its growth has been underpinned by the argument that, in a neoliberal world where the market is the dominant mechanism for […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Why UNESCO was right to add reggae to its cultural heritage list

By   /  December 4, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, AM-NC, Analysis, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - UK  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Why UNESCO was right to add reggae to its cultural heritage list

Source: The Conversation – UK – By Christopher Partridge, Professor of Religious Studies, Lancaster University When UNESCO announced that “the reggae music of Jamaica” had been added to its list of cultural products considered worthy of recognition, it was a reflection on the fact that reggae, which grew from its roots in the backstreets and […]

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MIL-OSI Global: US-China trade war truce: 2 reasons why it’s unlikely to last

By   /  December 4, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, AM-NC, Analysis, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: US-China trade war truce: 2 reasons why it’s unlikely to last

Source: The Conversation – USA – By Jeffrey Kucik, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Arizona Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping have agreed to a ceasefire in their increasingly painful trade war, yet their governments’ differing depictions of the deal show just how far apart they really are. While the Trump administration emphasized […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Wizard of Oz: why this extraordinary movie has been so influential

By   /  December 4, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, AM-NC, Analysis, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - UK  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Wizard of Oz: why this extraordinary movie has been so influential

Source: The Conversation – UK – By Brian Hoyle, Senior Lecturer in Film Studies, University of Dundee Film director Joel Coen – one half of the famed Coen Brothers – once quipped that “every movie ever made is an attempt to remake The Wizard of Oz” – and while, strictly speaking, there’s a bit of […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Women have been written out of science history – time to put them back

By   /  December 4, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, AM-NC, Analysis, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - UK  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Women have been written out of science history – time to put them back

Source: The Conversation – UK – By Claire Jones, Senior Lecturer in History of Science, University of Liverpool Can you name a female scientist from history? Chances are you are shouting out Marie Curie. The twice Nobel Prize-winning Curie and mathematician Ada Lovelace are two of the few women within Western science to receive lasting […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Worms in space: why we are launching them

By   /  December 4, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, AM-NC, Analysis, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - UK  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Worms in space: why we are launching them

Source: The Conversation – UK – By Christopher Gaffney, Lecturer in Sports Science, Lancaster University Space launches are some of the most spectacular and nerve wracking events you can witness. And when you are actually involved in one, you realise just how much can go wrong. We are currently in Florida, nervously counting down the […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Curious Kids: what would happen if the Earth’s core went cold?

By   /  December 4, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, AM-NC, Analysis, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - UK  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Curious Kids: what would happen if the Earth’s core went cold?

Source: The Conversation – UK – By Paula Koelemeijer, Royal Society University Research Fellow, UCL Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages, where The Conversation asks experts to answer questions from kids. All questions are welcome: find out how to enter at the bottom of this article. What would happen if the […]

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MIL-OSI Global: COP24: time is running out on climate change, but geoengineering has dangers of its own

By   /  December 4, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, AM-NC, Analysis, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - UK  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: COP24: time is running out on climate change, but geoengineering has dangers of its own

Source: The Conversation – UK – By Catriona McKinnon, Professor of Political Theory, University of Reading We have just 12 years left to reduce emissions and achieve the Paris Agreement’s highest ambition of limiting warming to 1.5°C. We have been warned, repeatedly, of the high stakes of our present climate gamble. If we continue on […]

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MIL-OSI Global: New hope in Nigeria, but Zimbabwe struggles with the same old problems

By   /  December 4, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, AM-NC, Analysis, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - UK  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: New hope in Nigeria, but Zimbabwe struggles with the same old problems

Source: The Conversation – UK – By Stephen Chan, Professor of World Politics, SOAS, University of London There has been a sense of transition in both Nigeria and Zimbabwe recently. In Nigeria, Obiageli “Oby” Ezekwesili launched her presidential election campaign. She is not expected to win in the 2019 election. At best, she will likely […]

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MIL-OSI Global: Why women reject breast cancer preventing drug – new study

By   /  December 4, 2018  /  Academic Analysis, Academic Reportage, AM-NC, Analysis, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Global Reports, Open Source Intel, The Conversation, The Conversation - UK  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Global: Why women reject breast cancer preventing drug – new study

Source: The Conversation – UK – By Rachael Thorneloe, Research Fellow, University of Leeds Women who have a family history of breast cancer can reduce their risk of getting the disease by more than a third if they take a drug called tamoxifen. But our latest study shows widespread reluctance, with only one in seven […]

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