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A Soviet Drop-Out's Journey To Freedom

July 3rd, 2014                         In search of the traces of my refugee transit camp in Vienna, on my way to America.

                         BY Svetlana Boym

Svetlana Boym, the author of this piece,  91 more words

Human Rights

Pacific Dialogue’s Human Trafficking Awareness - Crew conditions on fishing vessels

Pacific Dialogue’s Human Trafficking Awareness 2013-15

Pacific Dialogue is supported by Human Rights at Sea and acts as a partner and Supporting Entity in the Pacific Islands. 300 more words

International Issues

This is the way we all lose #elxn42

A friend just sent me this article in a direct message. Probably because they know I am all over politics. Openly. I am choosing to be open in my reply to this article because I think we all need to be more open and vocal about politics, and stop misinterpreting political discourse as impolite. 683 more words


Saudis claim 'outstanding' human rights record being ignored

‘Unfair’ comparison with IS

By Paul Pot, Human Rights Correspondent

Saudi Arabia has hit back angrily at criticism levelled at its human rights record following the selection of the Kingdom to head the United Nations Human Rights Panel. 308 more words


Mud Balls in the Basement

Posted on March 14, 2015 By Catherine Whittier

I can’t seem to let go. It’s not so much the practical things. It’s the words scrawled on little… 38 more words

Human Rights

Harry Potter as a Sacred Text: Or, is Kim Davis a Death Eater?

I just came from a new class I’m taking, Harry Potter as Sacred Text. It’s a space where, through a close rereading and examination of the Harry Potter series, participants can reflect on the text as a guide of sorts, one with a rock solid underlying morality code – and arguably, a sacred one. 1,217 more words


Justin Trudeau – the One Percent Elitist

While Trudeau has positioned himself as the champion of the country’s middle class, he is unquestionably a member of the one per cent, and makes that point himself. 248 more words

Canadian Politics