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Time To Get Our Future Back

This poem was written in memory of the victims who died during the Peshawar school attack that took place on 16 December in Pakistan.    We lost a Future Architect, a Future Doctor, a Future Nurse, We lost hundreds of bright lights, Who before walking their path, were made to disperse.   We lost a […]

US soldier in Iraq. Image Credit: The U.S. Army / Flickr / http://bit.ly/1zEVzf6 Human Rights

Did Torture Cost American Lives?

“The enemy is the enemy, until he becomes my prisoner,” I remember Lieutenant General Hal Moore saying, “then he is my responsibility”. Moore was with co-author Joe Galloway at Fort Hood, Texas, in 1993. They were talking to officers from 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry, Moore’s unit in Vietnam, about their book We Were Soldiers Once … and Young.

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Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Nice House And Bad Foreign Policy

In this past month, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has attracted the attention of headlines around the world. Not only did he make controversial remarks such as ‘women are not equal to men because it goes against the laws of nature’ at a conference on women and justice in Istanbul, followed by more ridiculous claims […]

Kenya's 8-lane superhighway to reduce congestion in the capital. Image Credit: Kenya Car Bazaar http://bit.ly/16vZdOR Africa

Safe Roads For Pedestrians, Still A Far Cry In Kenya

A fair share of Kenyan roads, especially in the urban areas, were built during the colonial era; at a time when urban areas had few dwellers and even fewer motor vehicles. In recent years, the Kenyan government has taken up the task of improving the road infrastructure. In the year 2012, the Nairobi – Thika superhighway […]

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In Between Images Of The Peshawar Attack, A Thought About Pakistan’s Army Public Schools

My two-year old daughter looks at me and says, “What happened, Mama?” I can’t get the images of the blood-stained green-and-yellow striped neckties and white uniforms out my mind. I hope she doesn’t see them in my eyes. Minutes later my husband messages, “Just like us at that age. In line at morning assembly. Never […]


 
 
 

 
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Time To Get Our Future Back

This poem was written in memory of the victims who died during the Peshawar school attack that took place on 16 December in Pakistan.    We lost a Future Architect, a Future Doctor, a Future Nurse, We lost hundreds of bri...
by Sanil Sachar
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US soldier in Iraq. Image Credit: The U.S. Army / Flickr / http://bit.ly/1zEVzf6

Did Torture Cost American Lives?

“The enemy is the enemy, until he becomes my prisoner,” I remember Lieutenant General Hal Moore saying, “then he is my responsibility”. Moore was with co-author Joe Galloway at Fort Hood, Texas, in 1993. They were talki...
by Christopher Kolenda
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Image Credit: Tablet - Kayhan Ozer/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images / http://tabletmag.com/jewish-news-and-politics/187383/obama-erdogan

Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Nice House And Bad Foreign Policy

In this past month, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has attracted the attention of headlines around the world. Not only did he make controversial remarks such as ‘women are not equal to men because it goes against the ...
by Miles Harrison
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Kenya's 8-lane superhighway to reduce congestion in the capital. Image Credit: Kenya Car Bazaar http://bit.ly/16vZdOR

Safe Roads For Pedestrians, Still A Far Cry In Kenya

A fair share of Kenyan roads, especially in the urban areas, were built during the colonial era; at a time when urban areas had few dwellers and even fewer motor vehicles. In recent years, the Kenyan government has taken up th...
by Fridah Mlemwa
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Image Credit: http://bit.ly/1wLUT6I

In Between Images Of The Peshawar Attack, A Thought About Pakistan’s Army Public Schools

My two-year old daughter looks at me and says, “What happened, Mama?” I can’t get the images of the blood-stained green-and-yellow striped neckties and white uniforms out my mind. I hope she doesn’t see them in my eyes....
by Sahar Habib Ghazi
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Morocco’s Youth Government: A Step Towards Better Representation?

Civil society in Morocco took a step towards better policies for young people through the creation of the Moroccan Parallel Youth Government MPYG, which intended to mimic and evaluate Morocco government policies.
by Mohammed Qasserras
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