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The dispute over Catalan demands for a referendum has highlighted fault lines in Spain’s 1978 constitutional model that affords regions a large degree of autonomy to run services such as health, education and policing.
The political fault lines between winners and losers became even more vivid late on Tuesday, when 15 Republican governors signed their own letter endorsing the bill.
Mazet agrees, and says that the Global Virome Project plans to look for viruses precisely at such fault lines.
But with society’s current embrace of gender parity, gender fluidity, and gender obliteration, using any criteria to divide people along the sexuality fault lines is considered prejudicial, anachronistic, and a violation of human rights.
Diversity and culture continue to be major fault lines in American politics.
Though foreign agents used U.S. social networks differently, Russian interference on Twitter appears to reflect similar tactics on Facebook, exposing underlying partisan divides and fomenting discord by aggravating those fault lines.
Most natural earthquakes happen along fault lines, which are commonly (but not exclusively) found where tectonic plates converge.
Mexico is prone to earthquakes, but Mexico City itself is not on a fault line.
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