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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 20–23.
Published: 01 December 2017
... the Kola Peninsula in Russia. I belong to a čearru , one of 51 reindeer-herding communities in the Swedish part of Sápmi that is geographically and economically organized around reindeer herding. I’m not a reindeer herder, but many of my relatives are. The reindeer is central to Sámi culture as a...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 91–100.
Published: 01 June 2013
... increasingly, well-armed cadres, sometimes working in collusion with corruption-riddled wildlife and parks departments, are using night-vision goggles, rocket launchers, even helicopters to mow down herds of elephants for their ivory. Now that militant groups like the waning Janjaweed in Sudan, the Lord’s...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 16–19.
Published: 01 December 2017
... often fishermen, while Sámi who live inland breed and herd reindeer. There are thought to be between 80,000 and 100,000 Sámi today, but as there are no official registries, the exact number is a mystery. And, as a result of Norway’s assimilation policy, known as “Norwegianization,” many Norwegians still...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 65–74.
Published: 01 September 2014
... him to lead the goats away. “The farmer wouldn’t let him pass,” says Hamid. “He called out to his neighbors, and they came along. There were three of them, armed with axes and sticks. They took hold of Suleiman and beat him. His brothers brought back the herd, and Suleiman stumbled back into the...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 64–66.
Published: 01 June 2016
... male for a long time. He will, therefore, negotiate the terms with fear, with compromise, or with a desire to retain “his culture,” and this will change very, very slowly. It will take very little—a re-emergence of the herd instinct or an emotional disappointment—for it all to come painfully back...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (1): 82–90.
Published: 01 March 2012
... the open steppe, the horizon perhaps dotted with their family’s herd of goats and sheep. But for those who live within sight of the capital, the panorama is quite different. Before them lies a vast city, home to more than a million people, jammed into an urban sprawl of closely packed gers , Soviet...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 19 (4): 85–88.
Published: 01 December 2003
... digitally photographed. Those aliens whose work or student permits were somehow deemed wanting were liable to be handcuffed and herded like felons into lockups. This was the result of a hastily prepared, ill-publicized order signed by Attorney General John Ashcroft, who ini­ tially ordered the...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 110–121.
Published: 01 December 2011
... alike. In the ger districts of Ulaanbaatar, thousands of victims of the dzug have drifted, seeking work, but above all sanctuary, from the harsh life that killed their herds, driving them toward poverty, even starvation. Five years ago, Zaya came to the Mongolian capital from the remote...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (1): 39–44.
Published: 01 March 2001
... benefits. Lockheed Martin C-130 transport plane, These large expenditures would be offset by produced in Marietta, Georgia, and shep­ a reduction in U.S. overseas deployments herded through Congress by heavy hitters and the cancellation of one or more costly from the South— including former Senate...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (2): 95–101.
Published: 01 June 2003
... chef (again, into Mountbattens, and the German shep­ Ranhofer); the patriotic celebration of herd dog became the ambiguously situated American greatness (Baked Alaska); the per­ Alsatian. In the United States, sauerkraut fidious denial of American greatness (Nor­ became, briefly, liberty cabbage...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 43–52.
Published: 01 March 2015
... equivalent tactic is to run national consultations about new transparency platforms so as to democratically decide that nothing will change. An even more sophisticated ruse is not only to be part of the herd, but to become the shepherd. By ensuring that international rules will be designed and imposed by...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 108–117.
Published: 01 March 2015
... bathhouse for some time. A hidden camera had recorded enough damning evidence to condemn the place. And now it’s time for action. Iraqi and a cameraman join Egyptian security forces as they raid the hammam . Dozens of bare-chested men, hands covering their faces, are herded out of the place while Iraqi and...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 18–27.
Published: 01 June 2015
...,” Robert said speaking of an experience he had in winter 2006. “To me, an Iñupiaq, residing on the edge of the Arctic Ocean, to be rained on in February is strange.” In the winter of 2005 to 2006, a thousand caribou from the Teshekpuk Lake herd came over to the Arctic NWR, a 240-mile journey. “It rained...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 104–113.
Published: 01 June 2012
... sight, the crowds—their faces again grim and silent—were herded back on their buses, back to the factory floors. Rent-a-crowds like this were hardly a new phenomenon to me. But they were, largely, the trappings of regimes that had all but totally lost touch with their people. The gap was as much...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 17 (4): 47–57.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Thomas Pakenham and Byron Farwell. To rial forces herded Boer women and children all the world, it appeared that 40,000 Boer into concentration camps, and torched the irregulars were able to hold at bay 500,000 farms on which guerrillas relied for food. imperial troops. Britons expected the war...