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A Dispatch from the Rocky Road to Europe

What is the difference between knowing and understanding? The distinction has become the bone of contention in Swedish discussions around the Holocaust. Many Swedes knew about the persecution, ghettoization, and deportation of Jews across Europe, but… 364 more words

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365 Day Challenge (Day Fifty Two): Promoting Iceland

In November I had the opportunity to travel to Iceland with nine colleagues to create an audio documentary on Icelandic culture. We covered a range of topics including feminist art, sports, Icelandic language and the hottest bands to play Iceland Airwaves 2014. 48 more words

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Turning negatives to positives in Fitzroy Crossing, WA

“We made the National news! (but for all the wrong reasons)”

So read the Facebook page of Wangki Yupurnanupurru Radio in Fitzroy Crossing, WA. The tiny radio station had caught the attention of the nation and while it was initially a negative news story, lots of positives have come out of it too. 662 more words

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Burrowing into William S. Burroughs with Iggy Pop

When the host of This American Life tells his listeners that they are in for something really special then he’s not to be ignored. The latest episode just gone by was no exception, and while it is taken wholesale from a BBC Radio 4 documentary that aired exactly a year ago, the value of re-broadcasting it through This American Life is that you get to hear Ira Glass telling you that while he’s no big fan of… 425 more words

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