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Reflections/T-Visas/Thanks in dark times

Its thanksgiving in half an hour –probably will be by the time this publishes- and I am left with a swirling pool of thoughts. On the one hand this week has marked multiple school shootings, riots, and sewn racial divide in my own country. 634 more words

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Designing for Climate and Culture | Blog Post 5

In designing for Kyiv, Ukraine, we were primarily concerned with providing accommodations such as thermal comfort and access to natural light in a space that would be used for sitting and waiting. 762 more words

No Justice for Diplomatic Abuse of Domestic Workers

Almost a year ago, Devyani Khobragade was indicted by U.S.    authorities for abuse of her domestic employee, Sangeeta Richard.    Although her case made international headlines and caused  diplomatic stress between the United States and India, it quickly fell  into the background without investigation. 646 more words

Occupation denial and the "incitement" argument

The Times of Israel has published an article by Jeff Robins, a former United States delegate to the United Nations Human Rights Commission. It is sharply titled as… 1,562 more words


US Sen. Elizabeth Warren On Trip To Middle East

BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is on a tour of the Middle East with stops planned in Israel, the West Bank, and Jordan. 129 more words


U.S. Embassy Mexico Bars Personnel From Non-Essential Travel to Acapulco

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Day of demonstrations in Mexico City brings simmering anger over corruption and the likely massacre of 43 students — http://t.co/Ea34ULMzCS…

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