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Epistemic homelessness: ‘Feeling like a stranger in a familiar land’

 Guilaine Kinouani on losing one’s home without leaving

When I was a 20-year-old undergraduate student or so; I lost my home. It was repossessed. My husband and I had fallen on hard times because I got pregnant and; very quickly, I could not work due to threatened miscarriages and then, premature labour. 1,573 more words

Media

The realization that racism exists

I don’t know how much the rest of the world know or remember about the terrorist attack in Norway July 22 2011 carried out by Anders Behring Breivik. 278 more words

Life

Nov 24th 2017: The Nawat Language

Forget turkey day. Instead, the LMC chats with freelance reporter Melissa Vida about the life and teachings of the late Tata Genaro Ramirez and his efforts to revive and preserve the indigenous Nawat language in El Salvador. 12 more words

#Violence

Woman of the Month: Peggy McIntosh

Woman of the Month is a feature on my blog where each month I highlight a woman in the world who I think garners recognition. I started this mainly to increase Girl Power and empowerment, and because there’s a lot of women I feel are overlooked and I wanted to bring attention to them. 136 more words

Books

FMM 11 24 17 Don't get it Twisted

“When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others.”~Dalai Lama.

 Things were different when I was growing up.  I see how easily I have moved into the ‘older generation’ category, reminiscing about how things used to be.  903 more words

Inspirational

Slave Auction in Libya, After Outrage, Protests Begin.

This morning on Europe 1 there was the harrowing testimony of a 17 year old man, Arnaud,  from Cameron who had escaped from slavery in Libya. 402 more words

European Left

Racism

Get ready for a long rant because here I am tackling a tough subject: racism. The Oxford dictionary describes the word as: prejudice, discrimination or antagonism directed against someone of a different race based on the belief that one’s own race is superior. 829 more words

Rants