Lame spam of the day: Fake BBC news stories

Robert Weiner

Subject: BBC-Email: Cyprus races to rework savings tax after closing banks till Thursday. Text: Rich Webb saw this story on the BBC News website and thought you should see it. ** Cyprus races to rework savings tax after closing banks till Thursday **. Cyprus can amend terms to a bailout deal that has sparked huge public anger. < Like most lame spam, this one lacks any formatting or graphics.

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New on SSIR: Are we addicted to Slacktivism?

Amy Sample Ward

According to ABC news : According to the trend-tracking website Know Your Meme , the cartoon fad started with Facebook users in Greece and Cyprus in mid-November. My latest contribution to the Stanford Social Innovation Review is now up – it’s reposted below, but you can find the original post and conversation on SSIR.

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I’ve done lots of work on conflict in organizational settings, and early in my career I was working with people in areas of ethnic conflict, like Cyprus. If you know me at all well, then you know I have a master’s degree in conflict resolution. I got it twenty years ago and have been using it professionally ever since. One of the main insights from the conflict resolution field is the idea that conflict is a natural part of every living system.

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They have programs in Northern Ireland, South Africa, the Middle East and Cyprus. Mother's Day was originally started by Julia Ward Howe in 1870 as a protest against the Civil War. In the beginning of her Mother's Day Proclamation she wrote: "Arise then.women of this day! Arise, all women who have hearts! Whether your baptism be of water or of tears!