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Week in Review: (Anti-)Social Constructions of Reality

We did not see 9/11 coming and yet it changed the way we live, travel, engage with Islam, talk about fundamentalism, spend on national security. So just because we cannot fathom certain developments does not mean they will not occur.

How do we deal then – individually and collectively – with unpredictability and uncertainty?

What strategies can help reduce their impact?

And how do these strategies fare when applied to a politically uber-sensitive, real-world environment such as the Middle East?

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Eastern Ghouta: Escaping with Your Life

In Kenya, Access to Water Gives Women Time to Make Their Own Money