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A summer of learning: Fieldwork, conferences, and more in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan

It’s been rather quiet on the blog of late.

Don’t worry – I haven’t run out of ideas to keep the blog going. On the contrary, I probably now have too many. 618 more words


We Need To Hear Directly From President Duterte On Kian's Death

Philippine National Police Chief Ronald dela Rosa has vowed to probe the death of 17-year-old Kian  Lloyd Delos Santos in the recent drug operations in Caloocan City.   161 more words


Mr. Bannon Departs?

There seems to be a rash of departures from the White House….and the Oval Office loses another player….

Steve Bannon is out as White House chief strategist, or will be soon.

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Playing House

My very first job as a preschool teacher in the federal housing projects of Jersey City, NJ was very enlightening. I had a classroom of four year olds who only wanted to sit on my lap and stroke my long, blonde hair when we first met and that was ok with me. 683 more words

Books, Journaling, Wedding, Country

Achieving universal salt iodisation in the Philippines through health policy and promotion

by Julius Alejandre (Bangor University)

Micronutrient deficiency has been a major public health concern especially in developing countries. This form of malnutrition does not just affect individuals and population groups, but also, a country as a whole – specifically in terms of human productivity and contribution to economic development. 1,021 more words

Public Health

Getting in a flap about primary school testing won't help P1s

AS the latest intake of primary ones toddle along to their first day at school next week, the littlest ones dwarfed by their jazzy new rucsacks, they’ll have another weight on their shoulders too. 964 more words

Public Policy

The G I Bill

When I left the US Army in 1971 I wanted to use my GI Bill benefits for my education….the only thing that I ever asked of my country for my service…..I got the education I wanted and think that all service people should have a good GI Bill. 367 more words