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Urusan Beras Jangan Ditambah Ruwet

Baru saja awal tahun ini Kementerian Pertanian mengklaim harga beras di Indonesia lebih murah ketimbang di India, Thailand, dan Vietnam. Kalau benar begitu, harga rerata beras di Indonesia tergolong sangat murah kalau tidak hendak dikatakan termurah di dunia. 532 more words

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wonk

(1980’s | journalese (politics) | “bookworm,” “grind,” “nerd,” “whiz,” “expert”)

No one seems to know where the word comes from. It is “know” spelled backwards, but that may be a coincidence. 643 more words

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Sinclair And Nexstar Vow To Share Spectrum To Help Next-Gen TV Transition

Sinclair Broadcast Group and Nexstar Media Group said today that they will share airwave spectrum in 43 markets where they both have stations to promote a transition to a new broadcast standard — ATSC 3.0 — that supporters say could revolutionize over-the-air TV. 313 more words

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A Comparative Study of Municipal Waste Policy

A Comparative Study of Municipal Waste Policy

Everything is or will be trash. Eventually all things, both living and material, will die, deteriorate, or become obsolete. 2,057 more words

180 And Counting!

Seriously?

It has only been 6 months since we elected Trump as president?  Are you sure?

6 months of a systematic attempt to destroy civics. 377 more words

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NYC Unveils 'CreateNYC' 10-Year Plan To Expand And Diversify Arts & Culture

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Cultural Affairs Commissioner Tom Finkelpearl released Wednesday what they dubbed the city’s first-ever comprehensive culture plan. Enfolded in a glossy, 175-page manifesto called CreateNYC, the ambitious, 10-year plan addresses issues ranging from increasing access to arts and culture programing to the farthest reaches of the five boroughs to making the upper ranks of New York cultural institutions more reflective of the city’s multiethnic, multicultural population. 751 more words

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Caveat emptor: the Graduation Approach, electronic payments and the potential pitfalls of financial inclusion

By Paulo L dos Santos and Ingrid Harvold Kvangraven

The Graduation Approach to poverty reduction is inextricably bound up with programmes promoting financial inclusion. Proponents for the approach see it guiding a series of interventions that encourage poor households to ‘graduate’ into ‘mainstream development programmes’ which are centred on the provision of credit and other financial services ( 1,960 more words

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