The Friends of Durruti Group: 1937-1939 by Agustín Guillamón

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By Agustín Guillamón

Revolutions with no conception fail to make development. We of the 'Friends Of Durruti' have defined our considering, that may be amended as acceptable in nice social upheavals yet which hinges upon crucial issues which can't be shunned. A software, and rifles.—El Amigo del Pueblo, No. five, July 20, 1937.Spain 1936–1939: this is often the tale of a bunch of anarchists engaged within the so much thoroughgoing social and monetary revolution of all time. basically highway combatants with a protracted pedigree of militant motion, they used their very own studies to reach on the most interesting modern research of the Spanish Revolution. In doing so, they laid down crucial markers for all destiny revolutionaries. This study—drawing on interviews with contributors and synthesizing archival information—is THE definitive textual content on those unsung activists.This quantity is translated, edited, and brought through Paul Sharkey, said across the world because the most suitable professional at the buddies Of Durruti workforce.

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Integrating Multiscale Observations of U.S. Waters by National Research Council, Division on Earth and Life

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By National Research Council, Division on Earth and Life Studies, Water Science and Technology Board, Committee on Integrated Observations for Hydrologic and Related Sciences

Water is key to existence for people and their foodstuff vegetation, and for ecosystems. powerful water administration calls for monitoring the influx, outflow, volume and caliber of ground-water and floor water, very like balancing a checking account. at the moment, networks of ground-based tools degree those in person destinations, whereas airborne and satellite tv for pc sensors degree them over greater parts. fresh technological techniques supply remarkable percentages to combine area, air, and land observations to enhance water technology and advisor administration judgements. This e-book concludes that during order to gain the potential for built-in facts, firms, universities, and the non-public area needs to interact to increase new forms of sensors, try them in box reports, and support clients to use this data to genuine difficulties.

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Beyond Armed Resistance: Ethnonational Politics in Burma by Ardeth Maung Thawnghmung

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By Ardeth Maung Thawnghmung

This paper sheds mild at the actions of non-armed contributors of ethnic minorities in Burma, insufficiently studied actors within the traditional learn of ethnic politics in Burma that has lengthy been ruled via a spotlight on ethnonational armed resistance teams and ceasefire teams. concentrating on the Kachin, Karen, Mon, and Shan ethnic teams, the research describes 9 significant fiscal, political, and geographical different types of civilian adventure, by way of 4 contributions that non-armed participants of ethnic minority teams may well make to the political process: (1) assisting the established order, (2) reworking or undermining the established order, (3) selling collective id and tradition and addressing humanitarian wishes, and (4) supporting to mediate ceasefire agreements. The learn demonstrates the necessity to concentrate on the total variety of nonviolent political activities that exist between ethnic minority populations and argues that coverage responses needs to glance past the function of armed teams and turn into extra delicate to the wishes of the various participants of ethnic groups.

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Reconstruction Under Fire: Unifying Civil and Military by David C. Gombert, Terrence K. Kelly, Brooke Stearns Lawson,

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By David C. Gombert, Terrence K. Kelly, Brooke Stearns Lawson, Michelle Parker, Kimberly Colloton

A RAND crew with mixed safety and improvement services got down to learn the way civilian counterinsurgency (civil COIN) (essential human prone, political reform, actual reconstruction, fiscal improvement, and indigenous capacity-building) should be carried out extra accurately within the face of energetic insurgency, whilst it may well do the main strong. the following, they make options for bettering the protection of civil COIN less than hearth.

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Rational extremism by Ronald Wintrobe

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By Ronald Wintrobe

Extremists are humans whose principles or strategies are seen as open air the mainstream. checked out this fashion, extremists should not inevitably twisted or evil. yet they are often, in particular once they are illiberal and violent. What makes extremists flip violent? This booklet assumes that extremists are rational: given their ends, they decide on the simplest skill to accomplish them. The research explains why extremist leaders use the strategies they do, and why they can be insensitive to punishment and to dying. It additionally explains how rational humans will be prompted to die for the reason. The booklet covers diversified facets of extremism reminiscent of revolution, suicide terrorism, and worldwide jihad. The arguments are illustrated with very important episodes of extremism, together with the French Revolution, the increase of nationalism in Yugoslavia less than Milosevic, and the emergence of suicide terror and Al Qaeda at the present time

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The Prospects for Increasing the Reuse of Digital Training by Michael G. Shanley, Matthew W. Lewis, Susan G. Straus, Jeff

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By Michael G. Shanley, Matthew W. Lewis, Susan G. Straus, Jeff Rothenbert, Lindsay Daugherty

This examine tested how the complicated dispensed studying (ADL) Initiative may motivate the reuse of electronic education content material as a method to minimize the price of its improvement. whereas findings highlighted a few present demanding situations with the reuse choice, one end is that ADL can foster extra reuse by way of taking a proactive method in aiding education improvement firms which are trying to enforce a reuse technique.

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It can happen here: authoritarian peril in the age of Bush by Joe Conason

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By Joe Conason

While fascism involves the United States, will probably be wrapped within the flag, sporting a cross.---Sinclair Lewis, writer of It cannot take place the following, 1935  For the 1st time because the Nixon period, american citizens have cause to doubt the future---or even the presence---of democracy. we are living in a society the place executive conspires with significant enterprise and large evangelism; the place ideologues and non secular zealots assault common sense and the medical process; and the place the ruling social gathering  encourages xenophobic nationalism in response to irrational, synthetic worry. The celebration in energy turns out to hunt a perpetual kingdom of struggle to carry directly to energy, and they're keen to lie, cheat, and thieve to accomplish their ends. The query needs to be requested: Are we headed towards the tip of yank democracy? Nobel Prize--winning writer Sinclair Lewis depicted authoritarianism American-style in his sardonically titled dystopian novel It cannot ensue the following, released in 1935. Now, bestselling political journalist Joe Conason argues that it could ensue here--and a decide on crew of super strong right-wing ideologues are using us ever toward the precipice. during this compelling, impassioned, but rational and fact-based examine the kingdom of the country, Conason indicates how and why the USA has been wrenched clear of its founding rules and is being dragged towards authoritarianism.  Praise for the books of Joe Conason: "A entire, well-researched indictment of a host of nasty those who quite deserve it."---Molly Ivins on monstrous Lies  "When Joe casts his eye at the cadres of the fitting, they perpetually emerge battered, with their arguments filleted, their resources of cash uncovered, and their genuine explanations laid bare." --Michael Tomasky, former editor, the yankee Prospect, at the uncooked Deal "A hundred years from now the first resource at the so-called Clinton scandals will nonetheless be The searching of the President via Joe Conason and Gene Lyons."---James Carville at the searching of the President      

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Attracting the Best: How the Military Competes for by James Hosek, Michael Mattock, C. Christine Fair, Jennifer

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By James Hosek, Michael Mattock, C. Christine Fair, Jennifer Kavanagh, Jennifer Sharp

This document specializes in the standards affecting the provision of knowledge expertise team of workers to the energetic responsibility enlisted strength, and the findings aspect to the realization that the IT education possibilities provided by way of the millitary can assist safe the provision of IT team of workers over the lengthy haul.

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