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11 Things I Learned From Working In Social Media

For more than the last year, I have spent
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Nigeria Now Free of Ebola: Not A Miracle

Nigeria, the west African industrial powerhouse with a population
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Fast Food Workers Protest For Higher Wages

Fast food employees at McDonald’s, KFC, Taco Bell, Burger King and other fast food places are

5 things everyone should know about pesticides

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Two massive protests you might have missed this weekend

This weekend was an exciting one globally: hundreds of
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What are the 5 best places for off-grid living?

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Who doesn’t dream of living with nature, supporting yourself and living off the land? It feels like almost everybody wishes for it, but almost no

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