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The Difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain and England Explained

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Dan Pallotta: The way we think about charity is dead wrong

Activist and fundraiser Dan Pallotta calls out the double standard that drives our broken relationship to charities. Too many nonprofits, he says, are rewarded for how little they spend -- not for what they get done. Instead of equating frugality with morality, he asks us to start rewarding charities for their big goals and big accomplishments (even if that comes Read full article »

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If slaughterhouses had GLASS WALLS everyone would be VEGETARIAN

This video contains some pretty disturbing images so be sure if you want to watch this:- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=odgldsDVDis&oref=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DodgldsDVDis&has_verified=1   Read full article »

Product Placements – Fun

http://sports.nationalpost.com/2013/03/12/watch-nascar-driver-jeff-gordon-prank-a-car-salesman-in-latest-commercial/ Read full article »

The Ethiopian Moment – Simpsons Food/ Culture Funny

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Global interactions at the Local Level

 • defining glocalization Distinguish between the terms globalization and glocalization. • adoption of globalization Examine the extent to which commercial activities at a local scale have become globalized. Examine the reasons why the level and rate of adoption varies from place to place. • local responses to globalization Analyse civil society responses to globalization: the adoption, adaptation (glocalization) or rejection of globalized goods, services and cultural traits. Assess the Read full article »

Political Outcomes

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOP2V_np2c0&feature=channel   • loss of sovereignty Discuss the links between the diminishing effectiveness of political borders and the flows of goods, capital, labour and ideas and the role of one multi-governmental organization (such as the EU, SADEC, ASEAN, NAFTA). Discuss the shift of power from nation state to TNCs as a result of their economic size and dominance. Compare the wealth of TNCs Read full article »

Socio-cultural Exchanges

  • cultural diffusion: the process Describe cultural traits in terms of language, customs, beliefs, dress, images, music, food and technology. Examine the diffusion of cultural traits resulting from the international movement of workers and tourists and commodities. • consumerism and culture Describe the role of TNCs and media in spreading consumer culture. Select two different branded commodities and examine the spatial and temporal pattern of Read full article »

homogenization of landscapes

Explain the evolution of uniform urban landscapes; the effects of common commercial activity, structures, styles of construction and infrastructure. http://quizlet.com/13083313/ib-geography-hl-homogenization-of-landscapes-key-terms-flash-cards/ Read full article »

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