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My Summer Reading List

Since it’s that time of year when I’m on vacation from all the required readings for university courses, I decided to put together a list of what I’m hoping to read instead. 562 more words

Life Of Mel

Child Soldiers - Changing the Nature of the Conversation to "Win"

According to the Child Soldiers Initiative, “the use of child soldiers is one of the farthest-reaching and most disturbing trends in contemporary conflict”. It would be very easy to forcefully say that it is wrong and that the people who put children in the line of fire are cold, calculating and vile people. 570 more words

Worldview Intelligence

Source: Reset Doc

Rwanda’s Untold Story. A Commentary on the BBC Two Documentary

By Nicoletta Fagiolo

Criticism of current Rwandan President Paul Kagame and his administration is on the rise.

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Geopolitics

Hundreds gather in Montreal for 3rd annual March for Humanity

Dozens of flags from different countries and diverse ethnic groups and religions gathered on the streets of downtown Montreal to take part in the March for Humanity and Genocide Prevention. 170 more words

World

Waiting for First Light: My ongoing battle with PTSD by Romeo Dallaire 

For those of you who don’t know, Roméo Dallaire is a Canadian who served in the army for a long time and was the commander of the UN peacekeeping mission in Rwanda during the genocide in 1994. 513 more words

Reviewsday Tuesday

They Fight Like Soldiers

I received this book as a Valentine’s Day gift from KK. I know it doesn’t seem like the most romantic pick, and you’re probably right, but ever since I read… 887 more words

Non-Fiction