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Liminality

Second Response to Silke Roth’s “The Paradoxes of Aid Work: Passionate Professionals”

Liminality.

Silke Roth does a superb job of presenting the realities of aid-workers and pre-aid-workers (those deciding whether or not to enter into Aidland) in her book, … 847 more words

Thoughts & Reflections

Digesting "The White Man's Burden" by William Easterly

Response to “The White Man’s Burden” by William Easterly

In digesting the vast, expansive, and muddled issue of poverty it is important to understand that poverty is a vast, expansive, and muddled issue that does not come with a microwaveable pre-packaged “quick-fix” option. 344 more words

Thoughts & Reflections

EU resolution: less and more than meets the eye

There was not really much new last week when Sam Rainsy had some of his friends persuade the European Parliament to pass a motion telling the Cambodian government what it should be doing. 1,674 more words

Cambodia

Ruling the Waves - Episode 5 - 'The White Man's Burden'

Stefan Piotrowski
Against the Current Productions

Historians – filmmakers, too – should always be careful about sweeping all particulars into a grand overarching narrative. Attitudes to race are a case in point. 735 more words

Imperial & Global History

Editorial: In Defence of Utopia and Humanity: the Responsibility of Wealthy Nations in the Refugee Crisis

By Moritz Borchardt

We are, by default, living in historic times. Be it in the midst of the recently increased influx of immigrants and refugees into Europe, the fight of the Kurds in Syria, Turkey and Iraq, or the financial implications and echoes of crises past and present, the times we are living in are predominantly one thing: hectic. 1,130 more words

Opinion

MLB's White Man's Burden: Domesticating the Soulless/Soulful Latino Ballplayer

Headline of the video below: “Carlos Gomez Starts Fight With John Ryan Murphy”

Truth of the video below: Carlos Gomez hit a fly ball and made an out. 714 more words

Sports Goo