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Everything Just Fine in Zimbabwe

By Oliver Cuenca

The world awoke to news from Zimbabwe that now that the armed forces are in control, everything is fine. Despite tanks occasionally rolling through the streets and President Robert Mugabe is being held under under armed guard, officials have assured the public that everything is on the up and will soon be just lovely. 378 more words

Satire

Bananenrepubliek

Ik ben het niet eens met Geert, doch ben ik van mening dat hij gerust zijn meningen mag blijven uiten (natuurlijk niet oproepen tot discriminatie). Maar hij heeft de ellende wel zelf over zich afgeroepen met zijn hetze tegen moslims/Marrokkanen, die weer het gevolg was van de linkse hetze die precies de andere richting op ging, want links heeft Wilders geschapen. 23 more words

Politiek

What Pegman Saw - "Life and Spirit Free"

“What Pegman saw” is a weekly challenge based on Google Streetview. Using the location provided, you must write a piece of flash fiction of no more than 150 words. 370 more words

What Pegman Saw

WATCH: The Cast of Trading Spaces Will Reunite after 10 Years Out of the Spotlight

Some familiar faces are about to return to your TV.

Before TLC debuts a new season of Trading Spaces in 2018, the network will host a reunion special with the home makeover show’s original cast and introduce the new designers and carpenters that will be joining for the reboot. 368 more words

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Thailand's main party urges junta to end ban on political activity

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand’s Puea Thai Party on Wednesday urged the ruling junta to end a ban on political activity since the 2014 coup, saying it feared a delay could signal that a general election promised for next year might be pushed back yet again.
http://reut.rs/2iDbAAD

JUNTA -What Readers Say About It

“…The diverse characters in the book become enmeshed in the struggle and the tension between them builds increasingly from page to page.” –Enrico Downer, author of… 54 more words

Junta -a Novel

JUNTA -a novel

CAN AN INDIVIDUAL MAKE A DIFFERENCE WHEN POWERFUL FORCES ARE ALIGNED AGAINST DEMOCRACY? CAN SOMEONE AVOID THE STIGMA OF HIS HERITAGE?

These questions are essential to the theme of the novel JUNTA. 202 more words

Caribbean