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The disaster profiteers

In his new book The Disaster Profiteers, Earth Institute professor John Mutter argues that natural disasters are bad for the poor–and can be great for the rich, who often seize resources meant for recovery, when no one ...

dateAug 11, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Japan government eyes urban drone ban

Japan plans to ban the public from flying drones above residential areas and at night, as it scrambles to legislate after a device was found on top of the prime minister's office in April.

dateJun 03, 2015 in Other
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