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A letter from prison

“Ben,” the African asylum-seeker whom we are sponsoring, has now been in detention in New Mexico for four months, waiting to be paroled or bonded out. 480 more words

Spirituality

Humanity

Dear Princess ‘Ishka,

There is a venerable tradition in moral philosophy that holds humanity to be the greatest value. The value of humanity is the source of all other values as it seems that only human beings are capable of valuing. 1,639 more words

Philosophy

Escape from Wuhan: IUP Alumni Daniel Wethli's Story of Going from Fulbright Student to Quarantined Evacuee

by Daniel Wethli

My name is Daniel Wethli; I never expected to be in a crisis as a Fulbright student. None the less, I am writing this to recount how COVID-19 (the Corona Virus) impacted me while in Wuhan. 2,182 more words

Undergraduate Work

Review: Amnesty by Aravind Adiga

I found this a really interesting read about what it’s like to be an undocumented immigrant in Australia. Adiga tells the story through the eyes of Danny, who has fled his native Sri Lanka after torture. 460 more words

New To Me Author

Lesvos, 22 February 2020

The seaside blows the cobwebs beautifully from the heads of people like me who live in green, landlocked places. And the salutary effects are even better – for me at least, as someone who doesn’t have much time for lying in the sun turning brown – if you get your dose of sea in winter, with ozone-laden wind penetrating your many layers of thermals and making short work of attempts to blow-dry your hair into any semblance of normalcy. 1,538 more words

MUSINGS FROM UMBRIA

[Reportage] Isabel Wiseler: EU-Memberstaate misste gezwonge ginn, mannerjäreg Flüchtlingen opzehuelen

Dëse Reportage gouf fir RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg produzéiert, an ass de 19. Februar iwwerdroe ginn. De ganze Beitrag fënnt een och hei.

Zënter e puer Méint beschwéiert sech Griicheland bei aneren EU-Memberstaaten, dass hinne bei mannerjärege Flüchtlingen net gehollef géing ginn. 223 more words

Lëtzebuergesch

Social justice advocates meeting in Windsor call for action on human trafficking

International human trafficking is not just women being lured into the sex trade, it can also be about vulnerable foreign workers being forced into employment situations where they feel trapped. 555 more words

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