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What does 'expat' mean anyways?

I never heard the term expat until I moved to South Korea in 2012. Suddenly, my life was full of expat bars, expat friends, and guides for expats. 969 more words

Hong Kong

foreigner

troubles of the mind
played out
like comic strips

flipped
switch

the mind blacks out
light
an familar disconnect

no longer can it touch

no words to put this out… 37 more words

We, the Means of Production

We, the means of production.

Carry the world on our shoulders.

We.

Are.

The.

Machines.

FIFA World Cup Final 2022: Worker Dies in Qatar.

Fifa World Cup organizers say a worker has died after falling ill on the site of one of the stadiums being constructed for the 2022 tournament in Qatar. 147 more words

Law & Society

Will the International Organization for #Migration ( #IOM ) move closer (in)to the United Nations system?

On September 19, the United Nations (UN) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) might sign a new relationship agreement. There are several scenarios regarding the content of this agreement, ranging from the IOM becoming a “UN-related organization” such as the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) or the World Trade Organization (WTO) up to full inclusion into the UN system as a specialized agency such as the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). 684 more words

Civil Society

Neighbour fuming over migrant worker village

Calling it a tough decision, Kelowna council has granted an apple orchadist his wish but neighbours impacted by the decision say their neighbourhood will never be the same. 66 more words

News

The End of the Chinese Miracle | Question Mark

In many of my blog posts, I have tuned off the voices of the people I met along my journeys across southwest China. I focused rather on the ancient villages, how history and a changing society are shaping them. 1,011 more words

China