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AFRICAN BORDERS AND THE POLITICS OF EXCLUSION: REVISITING THE COLONIAL PAST, Part 1

By Emmanuel Mbaezue   Once known as the cradle of civilization, endowed with a rich cultural heritage, and a communal style of living that was almost equal to none, Africa’s position in the World was once enviable.  The Continent’s conservative … Continue reading

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Syrian Refugees and the Earth Household, Part 2.

By Guest Author Dana Visalli The second camp I visited in my visit to Lebanon was considered more hazardous than the first. It is much larger and has been in place longer; a raid there a year ago netted many … Continue reading

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Syrian Refugees and the Earth Household, Part 1.

  By Guest Author Dana Visalli   With a Lebanese population of four million, Lebanon is currently hosting over one million Syrian refugees from the violence in Syria that has torn that country apart. I wanted to touch in with … Continue reading

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I still can’t breathe

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It was a beautiful day in Massachusetts today—a day to get outside, breathe in fresh air, enjoy the sunshine, listen to the birds, and be grateful for being alive.  All of which I did. But then a close friend brought … Continue reading

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