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Danger Zone DHA

The affluent Defence Housing Authority (DHA) and Clifton neighbourhoods, long considered among the safest in Karachi, have witnessed an alarming surge in daylight robberies, burglaries and vehicle and mobile phone snatching in recent months. 23 more words

Published Work

My brother the genius... assaulted in the street and told to forget about it

I’d been writing this post as a tribute to my lovely brother when this incident happened earlier this week and my disbelief in the way it has just been swept aside as a non-event has led to the tone of it shifting somewhat, but I still wanted it to be a tribute all the same. 1,552 more words


Music Geography 101: The Jam - "Down in the Tube Station at Midnight"

I recently assigned the students in my Geography 101 course a writing project whereby they select a song with geographically-oriented content and report on all of that song’s inherent regionalisms. 831 more words

Music Geography

Sex trafficking does happen here

The League of Women Voters of Appleton offered a forum on sex trafficking in February. More than 100 people came to Fox Valley Technical College’s Bordini Center and most were probably shocked to hear how big of a problem this is locally. 632 more words


Never let facts get in the way

When Obama made the following pronouncement, he can’t be speaking about Washington DC. There are no gun stores in DC. There are on hell of a lot of ILLEGAL guns in DC. 379 more words

The Liberal Plantation

I fought the law: Ottawa youth channel frustration inside the boxing ring

While Final Round Boxing Club’s pilot program to encourage youth into the ring doesn’t officially begin until Feb. 1, the Alta Vista gym can already boast numerous successes. 483 more words

Local News

Laissez le bon temps rouler

With all the rumblings about the troubles twixt the races, one only can wonder if this is the Great Uprising promised by the race baiters. 1,349 more words

The Liberal Plantation