Posts Tagged ‘tajikistan’
- Behind the Numbers’ Carl Haub notes that most of the recent fall in American fertility is a consequence of falling Mexican-American fertility, with fertility in other groups remaining stable.
- Daniel Drezner is upset that, according to its star Brad Pitt, the film version of World War Z will minimize the international politics of the anti-zombie war inasmuch as those politics made the book.
- Eastern Approaches notes ongoing tensions in Slovakia over that nation’s history of collaboration with the Nazis in the Second World War.
- At Language Log, Steven Bird links to his account of how he’s using Android tablets to record the languages of indigenous tribes in the Brazilian Amazon.
- Marginal Revolution’s Tyler Cowen thinks that Cyprus would have done better to leave the Eurozone altogether and adopt a new currency rather than stay in the Eurozone.
- The Power and the Money’s Noel Maurer is surprised that Cypriots are willing to tolerate the Euro even with the terrible costs it imposes on their economy.
- Visual Science’s Perrin Ireland documents the biosphere discovered to exist in some oceanic crustal areas.
- Window on Eurasia’s Paul Goble notes that, as a result of emigration, the once-large Russophone community of Tajikistan has almost entirely disappeared.
Written by Randy McDonald
March 30, 2013 at 9:21 pm
Tagged with biology, blogs, brazil, central asia, cyprus, Demographics, diasporas, economics, ethnic conflict, european union, eurozone, first nations, former soviet union, history, mexico, migration, oceans, popular culture, russian language, second world war, slovakia, tajikistan, united states, world war z, zombies