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Remembering People, Reclaiming Ideals

As with so much in our national life, change has come to Memorial Day. Flags continue to fly. Patriotic garlands still hang from porch railings, and bunting flutters in small-town breezes. 1,497 more words


Eliminating Statelessness in Southeast Asia

This piece was originally published at The Diplomat on 24 May 2016. Available here.

The government of Myanmar has come under fire this month following Aung San Suu Kyi’s… 1,938 more words

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What do the Filipino youth want from their leaders?

(Blog contribution to the World Bank. Click to access original site: World Bank EAP Blogs)

Scroll through social media in the Philippines, and you’ll get the feel of how young people have transformed digital spaces into a microcosm of what the Philippines should or should not be. 711 more words


Reflections on Citizenship, Latin American Identities and Decolonization

Over the course of my research project this past year I’ve encountered numerous, engaging and at times difficult discussions on identity, race and decolonization across Latin American community organizing spaces. 1,794 more words

Who Gives What, When?

I found two articles from The Christian Science Monitor  on Muslim-related topics to be of interest today.  Each article highlights the issue of integration – how far should a majority non-Muslim culture go in terms of accommodating the religious preferences and practices of Muslims? 301 more words


Which Countries Sell Citizenship? - YouTube

Seeker Daily

A person can gain citizenship by birth, marriage, employment, or in some cases by check. So where can you buy citizenship?