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Ebola response lethally inadequate, says MSF - By James Gallagher Health editor, BBC News 2 September 2014 Last updated at 11:52ET

A global military intervention is needed to curb the largest ever Ebola outbreak, according to the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres.

“It is impossible to keep up with the sheer number of infected people pouring into our facilities” Medecins san Frontier head Joanne Liu explains the scale of the crisis… 265 more words


The Giver: A movie appreciation

We recently went to see the movie: “The Giver” (dir. Philip Noyce) based on the novel of the same title by Lois Lowry (see wikipedia.org entry here… 141 more words



Allegiances, blind and ignorant

weave hatred and lies

propelling genocide

as a way of life

into minds, of young and old.

Love and acceptance

is seen as a character flaw… 50 more words


Inside killing


It’s not the first time I’ve posted about this movie… but this time I’ve actually watched it. (Finding a 2.5 hour chunk of time to commit turned out to be tough.) It was interestingly not as overtly shocking as I had expected. 283 more words


Society Can't Have It Both Ways

I feel the need to address something that is really riling up my emotions. It’s not necessarily the topic itself, but how people are reacting to it. 945 more words


The Shy One

I’m the life of the party, the girl with the jokes. I’m the one who keeps the conversation going but I’m actually really shy.

The first time I realized I was shy was when I was around seven. 413 more words

A thought-provoking class.

Last week in the English class we focused on an uplifting article by Marcelo Gleiser titled: “Globalization: Two Visions of the Future of Humanity,” which I absolutely recommend to cast an eye over. 154 more words