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Click, Empire, and Fall: Iceland Independence Day Komi Republic Text and graphics Theo Deutinger, Filip Cieloch and Lucia de Usera Faroe Islands shan Throughout history, the borders of Europe have constantly a. Basque Country changed. Unfortunately, shifting borders are usually the outcome LaRioja of conflict, as exemplified by the dissolution of Yugoslavia. Yet 6n armed conflict is avoidable, as shown by the emergence of the 7.Free County post-Soviet states and the peaceful divorce of Czechoslovakia in 1993. Just a year ago, one might have thought that a more mature 10.Switzertand world was evolving - one in which the pursuit of sovereignty could 11.5ao be settled without gunfire- but in light of the war in Ukraine and 13. Liguria ISIL's desire for an Islamic caliphate, global sanity seems more 1. Tieino unachievable than ever, Jämtland O0ster Shetland Outer Hebrides Orkney Islands Udmurtia Sweden Estonia Tatarstan Bashkortostan The concept of nation-state sovereignty beganth euth tyrol Chuvashia Northumberland the Peace of Westphalia in 1648 and is based on territoriality and 19 of ManDenmark Friui-Venezia Giutia the absence of a role for external agents in domestic structures. 20.istria ber that had declined to about 70 at the end of the 19 century, Bonia Herzegovina eign states. Republika Srpska In 1648 the world consisted of some 80 sovereign states, a num-22. Croatian Rep of Ireland Mordovia when it began to grow again. Today's world comprises 20andnk Wales Mercia Together with the rise of the modern state, the accuracy of national boundaries increased as well, thanks to modern 28. Northern Epirus Kazakhstan Germany surveying techniques (triangulation) and the consequent pro- 3Shlesaig-Holssein duction of highly detailed maps. Precisely drawn borders have 31. Karachay-Cherkessia not led to greater stability, however, but to even more sensitivityAbiahazia among nations. A study of the number and size of nation states 34. South Ossetia concludes that one result of democratization and economic 35. Ingushetia integration is ever more countries. As Marshall McLuhan points 37 out in The Gutenberg Galaxy, literacy is another determining 38. Adjara Netherlands Guernsey Isle of Wigh Jersey O P Brittany bourg factor, as most states that have formed over the past 150 years Nagorno Karabakh Car ORostov Slovakia Ruthenia have appeared along language lines, and people who can read and write are aware of the cultural impact of word-based com- Austria Transnistria Russia The collapse of hegemonic empires has also served as Galicia Hungary Kr midwife at the birth of nation states. The end of the Roman Empire marked an increase in the number of European states, which had risen from 37 to 1 14 by 1300, a development compara- ble to the proliferation of sovereign states in East-Central Europe Portuga Occitania ia gauzia Croatia 三 ezgistar Romania since the fall of the Communist regime. The process of autonomy Monaco has slowed down but not halted; in Western Europe it is fed by subsidies from the European Union, a Marino Bul nd in Eastern Europe it is triggered by Russia's autocratic government. Both systems have an expiration date and should be prepared for a higher diversity o Valencia of sovereign states. It is to be hoped that, at the very least, the nations of Western Europe understand the concept of a peaceful divorce and the need to respect another's point of view. Andalusia Balearic Islands .Alberto Alesina and Enrico Spolaore, On the Number and Sine of Sardinia Notions, The Quartery Journal of Economies, Vol. 112, Na.4 (Now. 1007) 2. Marshall McLuhan, The Gutenberg Golaxy The Making ef Typogrophic Mon, Univeesity of Toronto Press, 1962 3. Chiu Yu Ko, Mark Koyama and Tuan-Hwee Sng, Unified China _ Iraq and Divided Europe, June 2014 ru Malta land-of-maps: Independence Day : what Europe would look if separatist movement got their wish [5335 × 3205]CLICK HERE FOR MORE MAPS!
Click, Empire, and Fall: Iceland
 Independence Day
 Komi Republic
 Text and graphics Theo Deutinger, Filip Cieloch and Lucia de Usera
 Faroe Islands shan
 Throughout history, the borders of Europe have constantly a. Basque Country
 changed. Unfortunately, shifting borders are usually the outcome LaRioja
 of conflict, as exemplified by the dissolution of Yugoslavia. Yet 6n
 armed conflict is avoidable, as shown by the emergence of the 7.Free County
 post-Soviet states and the peaceful divorce of Czechoslovakia in
 1993. Just a year ago, one might have thought that a more mature 10.Switzertand
 world was evolving - one in which the pursuit of sovereignty could 11.5ao
 be settled without gunfire- but in light of the war in Ukraine and 13. Liguria
 ISIL's desire for an Islamic caliphate, global sanity seems more 1. Tieino
 unachievable than ever,
 Jämtland
 O0ster
 Shetland
 Outer Hebrides Orkney
 Islands
 Udmurtia
 Sweden
 Estonia
 Tatarstan Bashkortostan
 The concept of nation-state sovereignty beganth euth tyrol
 Chuvashia
 Northumberland
 the Peace of Westphalia in 1648 and is based on territoriality and 19
 of ManDenmark
 Friui-Venezia Giutia
 the absence of a role for external agents in domestic structures. 20.istria
 ber that had declined to about 70 at the end of the 19 century, Bonia Herzegovina
 eign states.
 Republika Srpska
 In 1648 the world consisted of some 80 sovereign states, a num-22. Croatian Rep of
 Ireland
 Mordovia
 when it began to grow again. Today's world comprises 20andnk
 Wales Mercia
 Together with the rise of the modern state, the accuracy
 of national boundaries increased as well, thanks to modern 28. Northern Epirus
 Kazakhstan
 Germany
 surveying techniques (triangulation) and the consequent pro- 3Shlesaig-Holssein
 duction of highly detailed maps. Precisely drawn borders have 31. Karachay-Cherkessia
 not led to greater stability, however, but to even more sensitivityAbiahazia
 among nations. A study of the number and size of nation states 34. South Ossetia
 concludes that one result of democratization and economic 35. Ingushetia
 integration is ever more countries. As Marshall McLuhan points 37
 out in The Gutenberg Galaxy, literacy is another determining 38. Adjara
 Netherlands
 Guernsey Isle of Wigh
 Jersey
 O P
 Brittany
 bourg
 factor, as most states that have formed over the past 150
 years Nagorno Karabakh
 Car
 ORostov
 Slovakia
 Ruthenia
 have appeared along language lines, and people who can read
 and write are aware of the cultural impact of word-based com-
 Austria
 Transnistria
 Russia
 The collapse of hegemonic empires has also served as
 Galicia
 Hungary
 Kr
 midwife at the birth of nation states. The end of the Roman
 Empire marked an increase in the number of European states,
 which had risen from 37 to 1 14 by 1300, a development compara-
 ble to the proliferation of sovereign states in East-Central Europe Portuga
 Occitania
 ia
 gauzia
 Croatia
 三
 ezgistar
 Romania
 since the fall of the Communist regime. The process of autonomy
 Monaco
 has slowed down but not halted; in Western Europe it is fed by
 subsidies from the European Union, a
 Marino
 Bul
 nd in Eastern Europe it is
 triggered by Russia's autocratic government. Both systems have
 an expiration date and should be prepared for a higher diversity
 o Valencia
 of sovereign states. It is to be hoped that, at the very least, the
 nations of Western Europe understand the concept of a peaceful
 divorce and the need to respect another's point of view.
 Andalusia
 Balearic Islands
 .Alberto Alesina and Enrico Spolaore, On the Number and Sine of
 Sardinia
 Notions, The Quartery Journal of Economies, Vol. 112, Na.4 (Now. 1007)
 2. Marshall McLuhan, The Gutenberg Golaxy The Making ef
 Typogrophic Mon, Univeesity of Toronto Press, 1962
 3. Chiu Yu Ko, Mark Koyama and Tuan-Hwee Sng, Unified China
 _
 Iraq
 and Divided Europe, June 2014
 ru
 Malta
land-of-maps:

Independence Day : what Europe would look if separatist movement got their wish [5335 × 3205]CLICK HERE FOR MORE MAPS!

land-of-maps: Independence Day : what Europe would look if separatist movement got their wish [5335 × 3205]CLICK HERE FOR MORE MAPS!

Memes, Patriotic, and Sports: SPORTS "The game today was a home game basically." Gronk has a message to @patriots nation.
Memes, Patriotic, and Sports: SPORTS
"The game today was a home game basically." Gronk has a message to @patriots nation.

"The game today was a home game basically." Gronk has a message to @patriots nation.

College, Family, and Hungry: CBS News @CBSNews Follow Minimum wage doesn't cover the rent anywhere in the U.S. cbsn.ws/2JKkXLa OR RELT 12:33 AM - 15 Jun 2018 5,028 Retweets 7,533 Likes Nathan @Nate4217 Follow Unpopular opinion: Minimum wage jobs aren'i rncai for people who pay reni, they're for high schoolers and such. If you wanna boy/girl job. CBS News@CBSNews Minimum wage doesn't cover the rent anywhere in the U.S. cbsn.ws FOR RENT 7:29 AM- 18 Jun 2018 1,962 Retweets 7,886 Likes 0 G ザ . Frank Furtschool apppaaaapp... @kulturalmarx Follow unpopular opinion: [belief shared by literally every other suburban rich kid ever] Nathan @Nate4217 Unpopular opinion: Minimum wage jobs aren't meant for people who pay rent, they're for high schoolers and such. If you wanna make enough money nt get a big boy/girl job 7:03 PM- 21 Jun 2018 585 Retweets 3,185 Likes TheAfrocentricAsian @jmood88 Follow This isn't an unpopular opinion, it's a complete misunderstanding of why a minimum wage was created. Nathan @Nate4217 Unpopular opinion: Minimum wage jobs aren't meant for people who pay rent, they're for high schoolers and such. If you wanna make enough money to pay rent get a big boy/girl job. twitter.com/cbsnews/status 5:28 AM- 21 Jun 2018 1,790 Retweets 6,835 Likes nickbilz: chescaleigh: reverseracism: welcometonegrotown: It’s an extremely popular opinion among middle and upper class white people. Also, aside from this completely uneducated reasoning as to why minimum wage was created… I can guarantee that there are tens of thousands of teenagers who have to pay bills and help support their families or are the only financial supporter to their family. not to mention, if minimum wage was meant solely for high school students how would the business survive when students are in school?? are they only supposed to be open on the weekend? this “unpopular opinion” makes no sense. Unpopular fact: in the 70s a minimum wage worker could pay for college with a summer job. Unpopular fact: minimum wage was conceived to be the minimum amount of money a person would need to support themselves and their families when working 40 hours per week. Unpopular fact: minimum wage was created because working men and women in this nation fought–figuratively in the negotiating room and literally in the streets–for a fair working wage, with sweat and blood and tears and death. Unpopular fact: military service personnel are not the only people who have fought and died for your rights as American: labor leaders and common workers laid down their lives so that you could have a 40 hour work week instead of 80 hours; so you could have a 2 day weekend instead of none; so you could have lunch and bathroom breaks instead of going hungry and shitting your pants,; so you could have a three day weekend in September. Capitalism would NEVER dole out basic human decency without literal human sacrifice.
College, Family, and Hungry: CBS News
 @CBSNews
 Follow
 Minimum wage doesn't cover the rent
 anywhere in the U.S. cbsn.ws/2JKkXLa
 OR RELT
 12:33 AM - 15 Jun 2018
 5,028 Retweets 7,533 Likes

 Nathan
 @Nate4217
 Follow
 Unpopular opinion: Minimum wage jobs
 aren'i rncai for people who pay reni, they're
 for high schoolers and such. If you wanna
 boy/girl job.
 CBS News@CBSNews
 Minimum wage doesn't cover the rent anywhere in the U.S. cbsn.ws
 FOR RENT
 7:29 AM- 18 Jun 2018
 1,962 Retweets 7,886 Likes
 0 G
 ザ
 .

 Frank Furtschool apppaaaapp...
 @kulturalmarx
 Follow
 unpopular opinion: [belief shared by
 literally every other suburban rich kid
 ever]
 Nathan @Nate4217
 Unpopular opinion: Minimum wage jobs aren't meant for people who pay
 rent, they're for high schoolers and such. If you wanna make enough money
 nt get a big boy/girl job
 7:03 PM- 21 Jun 2018
 585 Retweets 3,185 Likes

 TheAfrocentricAsian
 @jmood88
 Follow
 This isn't an unpopular opinion, it's a
 complete misunderstanding of why a
 minimum wage was created.
 Nathan @Nate4217
 Unpopular opinion: Minimum wage jobs aren't meant for people who pay rent, they're
 for high schoolers and such. If you wanna make enough money to pay rent get a big
 boy/girl job. twitter.com/cbsnews/status
 5:28 AM- 21 Jun 2018
 1,790 Retweets 6,835 Likes
nickbilz:
chescaleigh:


reverseracism:

welcometonegrotown:
It’s an extremely popular opinion among middle and upper class white people.
Also, aside from this completely uneducated reasoning as to why minimum wage was created… 
I can guarantee that there are tens of thousands of teenagers who have to pay bills and help support their families or are the only financial supporter to their family. 


not to mention, if minimum wage was meant solely for high school students how would the business survive when students are in school??  are they only supposed to be open on the weekend? this “unpopular opinion” makes no sense. 


Unpopular fact: in the 70s a minimum wage worker could pay for college with a summer job. 
Unpopular fact: minimum wage was conceived to be the minimum amount of money a person would need to support themselves and their families when working 40 hours per week.
Unpopular fact: minimum wage was created because working men and women in this nation fought–figuratively in the negotiating room and literally in the streets–for a fair working wage, with sweat and blood and tears and death. 
Unpopular fact: military service personnel are not the only people who have fought and died for your rights as American: labor leaders and common workers laid down their lives so that you could have a 40 hour work week instead of 80 hours; so you could have a 2 day weekend instead of none; so you could have lunch and bathroom breaks instead of going hungry and shitting your pants,; so you could have a three day weekend in September.
Capitalism would NEVER dole out basic human decency without literal human sacrifice.

nickbilz: chescaleigh: reverseracism: welcometonegrotown: It’s an extremely popular opinion among middle and upper class white people. Al...

cnn.com, Facepalm, and Martin: MEDIA . Published January 15, 2019 . Last Update an hour ago CNN legal analyst Areva Martin accuses David Webb of 'white privilege' before learning he's black By Brian Flood | Fox News 10 10 i Tegal alalys Areva Martin on Tuesday Martin accused Sirius XM radio and Fox Nation host David Webb of "white privilege" during a segment on a radio program before he broke the news "Areva, I hate to break it to you, but you should've been better prepped. I'm black," Webb said MSNBC'S STEPHANIE RUHLE IMPLIES TRUMP IS BLACKMAILING LINDSEY GRAHAM OVER SOMETHING PRETTY EXTREME The embarrassing moment occurred during a discussion about experience being more important than race when determining whether or not someone is qualified for a particular job 'Ve Choseh to cross dlTrerent parts of the medla world, done the work so that I'm qualified to be in each one. I never considered my color the issue, I considered my qualifications the issue," Webb said "That's a whole, another long conversation about white privilege, the things that you have the privilege of doing, that people of color don't have the privilege of." said Martin-who also hosts CBS' "Face the Truth." A dumbfounded Webb asked, "How do I have the privilege of white privilege?" 15 NETWORKS' NIGHTLY NEWSCASTS HAVE INCESSANTLY HOSTILE' TONE TOWARD TRUMFP, STUDY INDICATES Martin responded, "David, by virtue of being a white male you have white privilege." The Fox Nation host then explained that he was actually black "I stand corrected," Martin said Webb scolded Martin for running with an "assumption" and she then blamed her team for providing inaccurate information "That's actually insulting," Webb saic "It is and I apologize," Martin replied. "l was given wrong information." 15 Martin's spokesperson declined a request for comment White privilege ????
cnn.com, Facepalm, and Martin: MEDIA . Published January 15, 2019 . Last Update an hour ago
 CNN legal analyst Areva
 Martin accuses David Webb
 of 'white privilege' before
 learning he's black
 By Brian Flood | Fox News
 10
 10

 i
 Tegal
 alalys
 Areva Martin on Tuesday
 Martin accused Sirius XM radio and Fox Nation
 host David Webb of "white privilege" during a
 segment on a radio program before he broke the
 news
 "Areva, I hate to break it to you, but you should've
 been better prepped. I'm black," Webb said
 MSNBC'S STEPHANIE RUHLE IMPLIES TRUMP IS
 BLACKMAILING LINDSEY GRAHAM OVER
 SOMETHING PRETTY EXTREME
 The embarrassing moment occurred during a
 discussion about experience being more important
 than race when determining whether or not someone
 is qualified for a particular job

 'Ve Choseh to cross dlTrerent parts of the medla
 world, done the work so that I'm qualified to be in
 each one. I never considered my color the issue, I
 considered my qualifications the issue," Webb said
 "That's a whole, another long conversation about
 white privilege, the things that you have the privilege
 of doing, that people of color don't have the privilege
 of." said Martin-who also hosts CBS' "Face the
 Truth."
 A dumbfounded Webb asked, "How do I have the
 privilege of white privilege?"
 15
 NETWORKS' NIGHTLY NEWSCASTS HAVE
 INCESSANTLY HOSTILE' TONE TOWARD TRUMFP,
 STUDY INDICATES

 Martin responded, "David, by virtue of being a white
 male you have white privilege."
 The Fox Nation host then explained that he was
 actually black
 "I stand corrected," Martin said
 Webb scolded Martin for running with an
 "assumption" and she then blamed her team for
 providing inaccurate information
 "That's actually insulting," Webb saic
 "It is and I apologize," Martin replied. "l was given
 wrong information."
 15
 Martin's spokesperson declined a request for
 comment
White privilege ????

White privilege ????

cnn.com, Martin, and News: MEDIA . Published January 15, 2019 . Last Update an hour ago CNN legal analyst Areva Martin accuses David Webb of 'white privilege' before learning he's black By Brian Flood | Fox News 10 10 i Tegal alalys Areva Martin on Tuesday Martin accused Sirius XM radio and Fox Nation host David Webb of "white privilege" during a segment on a radio program before he broke the news "Areva, I hate to break it to you, but you should've been better prepped. I'm black," Webb said MSNBC'S STEPHANIE RUHLE IMPLIES TRUMP IS BLACKMAILING LINDSEY GRAHAM OVER SOMETHING PRETTY EXTREME The embarrassing moment occurred during a discussion about experience being more important than race when determining whether or not someone is qualified for a particular job 'Ve Choseh to cross dlTrerent parts of the medla world, done the work so that I'm qualified to be in each one. I never considered my color the issue, I considered my qualifications the issue," Webb said "That's a whole, another long conversation about white privilege, the things that you have the privilege of doing, that people of color don't have the privilege of." said Martin-who also hosts CBS' "Face the Truth." A dumbfounded Webb asked, "How do I have the privilege of white privilege?" 15 NETWORKS' NIGHTLY NEWSCASTS HAVE INCESSANTLY HOSTILE' TONE TOWARD TRUMFP, STUDY INDICATES Martin responded, "David, by virtue of being a white male you have white privilege." The Fox Nation host then explained that he was actually black "I stand corrected," Martin said Webb scolded Martin for running with an "assumption" and she then blamed her team for providing inaccurate information "That's actually insulting," Webb saic "It is and I apologize," Martin replied. "l was given wrong information." 15 Martin's spokesperson declined a request for comment White privilege ????
cnn.com, Martin, and News: MEDIA . Published January 15, 2019 . Last Update an hour ago
 CNN legal analyst Areva
 Martin accuses David Webb
 of 'white privilege' before
 learning he's black
 By Brian Flood | Fox News
 10
 10

 i
 Tegal
 alalys
 Areva Martin on Tuesday
 Martin accused Sirius XM radio and Fox Nation
 host David Webb of "white privilege" during a
 segment on a radio program before he broke the
 news
 "Areva, I hate to break it to you, but you should've
 been better prepped. I'm black," Webb said
 MSNBC'S STEPHANIE RUHLE IMPLIES TRUMP IS
 BLACKMAILING LINDSEY GRAHAM OVER
 SOMETHING PRETTY EXTREME
 The embarrassing moment occurred during a
 discussion about experience being more important
 than race when determining whether or not someone
 is qualified for a particular job

 'Ve Choseh to cross dlTrerent parts of the medla
 world, done the work so that I'm qualified to be in
 each one. I never considered my color the issue, I
 considered my qualifications the issue," Webb said
 "That's a whole, another long conversation about
 white privilege, the things that you have the privilege
 of doing, that people of color don't have the privilege
 of." said Martin-who also hosts CBS' "Face the
 Truth."
 A dumbfounded Webb asked, "How do I have the
 privilege of white privilege?"
 15
 NETWORKS' NIGHTLY NEWSCASTS HAVE
 INCESSANTLY HOSTILE' TONE TOWARD TRUMFP,
 STUDY INDICATES

 Martin responded, "David, by virtue of being a white
 male you have white privilege."
 The Fox Nation host then explained that he was
 actually black
 "I stand corrected," Martin said
 Webb scolded Martin for running with an
 "assumption" and she then blamed her team for
 providing inaccurate information
 "That's actually insulting," Webb saic
 "It is and I apologize," Martin replied. "l was given
 wrong information."
 15
 Martin's spokesperson declined a request for
 comment
White privilege ????

White privilege ????