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Panorama Inside North Korea 2013

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L6 Unequal Spaces work from the Oxford book

This work (detailed bullet point answers) is to be handed in next Monday (2 February) after the three day weekend:

1.What does the North-South Divide mean with regards to the UK? pg 212-213 Oxford

2. How can rural communities be sustainable?   pg 222-227 Oxford

3. a) Why are some people for building the SnOasis (Europe’s largest indoor winter sports facility) in Mid Suffolk? pg228-229 Oxford

b) Why are some people against building the SnOasis (Europe’s largest indoor winter sports facility) in Mid Suffolk? pg228-229 Oxford

4.  a) What inequality exists in Botswana? pg 230- 239 Oxford

b)What is being done to reduce this inequality?  pg 230- 239 Oxford

I know this is a lot – but the bullet point answers should make it easy and nice to study from!!!

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World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland now

More than 2,500 people have flown in to take part in the annual conference in the Swiss Alps. Who are they? What are they talking? And does the event produces any tangible benefits for the world and its economy? Find out here

Davos 2015 in pictures

Criticisms of Davos – Is Davos just an excuse for the 1% to have a bonding session?

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World Economic Forum 2015: View of Davos

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L6 Unequal Spaces – Essential viewing ‘The Super Rich and Us!’

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The shirt on your back

Over this holiday period it is worth just spending a few minutes to look at this interactive article and videos from the Guardian newspaper about where our clothes come from.  More clothes need to be made ethically!!

http://www.theguardian.com/world/ng-interactive/2014/apr/bangladesh-shirt-on-your-back

 

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L6 – BBC Inequality in Britain

This is essential viewing:

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BBC South Africa – Whites in slums

This really opened my eyes to inequality that exists since apartheid:

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