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Is 'Untitled' A Little Too Pretentious? I Think Yes.

When the idea of starting my own blog came to mind, I decided I was going to wait until I got news from somewhere. Law School, JET or Fulbright. 1,327 more words


Encuentros furtivos

por Reynaldo R. Alegría

Se acercaba la fecha del 38vo. Festival de Apoyo a Claridad y Maya recordó a Tommy.  Se habían criado juntos en el mismo pueblo.   638 more words


Placing women’s rights issues in Burma on the UPR agenda in November

By Jennifer Li

The rules for the Spaghetti Tower Challenge are simple and, as far as ice-breakers go, an interesting way to start off a three-day workshop with women’s rights NGOs in Burma. 1,066 more words


Persecution of Lawyers and Journalists in Turkey: Echoes of growing intolerance

From the United Nations office in Geneva, a side event hosted by Civicus and Lawyers for Laywers brought together Turkish lawyers, journalists, civil society representatives, and a European Parliament member (Dutch Progressive Party D66) to discuss the growing intolerance of peaceful dissent in Turkey in the wake of the country’s  Universal Periodic Review session. 387 more words

Current Affairs

Parka mania ...

Parka’s zijn een vaste waarde in je garderobe.  Zowel voor volwassenen als bij de kids.  Ook deze SS15 zijn de parka’s niet uit het straatbeeld weg te denken. 54 more words


Kona Ironman World Championships 2014

Marathon Barbie has been on holidays…. In real life, and also in the blogosphere. It’s been a little while since I wrote my last post, which saw me run a PW (personal worst) in the Western Sydney Marathon back in October. 1,276 more words


Citizen Repression Law

Dear Gag Law,

Excuse me if I call you in this way. There are so many people that use that nickname to refer to you that I have no choice. 712 more words