A Changing Middle East

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How school shootings are changing classroom basics

When a student recently opened fire at a California high school, staff members did what they were trained to do. They shepherded students to safe spaces, barricaded doors, pulled shades — and, when gunfire struck, used techniques adapted from the battlefield to save lives.The staffers used two bleeding-control kits in the Nov. 14 shooting in Santa Clarita, in which two students were killed and...

The Changing Distribution of World Population — Global Issues

by Joseph Chamie (new york)Friday, December 06, 2019Inter Press ServiceNEW YORK, Dec 06 (IPS) - In addition to its unprecedented rapid rate of demographic growth during the past 75 years, world population's distribution across the planet has changed significantly over the past seven decades. The momentous global changes in humanity's geographic distribution pose serious social, economic,...