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From the fear of one child to the reality of another

Yesterday my heart was filled with warmth and positivity after watching the video of a father comforting his son after the Paris attacks and making him feel safe again when he expressed his fear of the bad guys with guns. His father responded that they might have guns but we have flowers and was able… Continue reading From the fear of one child to the reality of another

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Asking for directions in Sofia (Bulgaria)

When abroad I love traveling around with public transport. Sometimes it is difficult if you can’t understand what is written, like in Bulgaria for example where I am currently. Asking for directions at a metro station was a bit diffucult, the woman working there didn’t speak any English and the only thing written in English… Continue reading Asking for directions in Sofia (Bulgaria)

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Happy New Year! | Nowruz Mobarak! | نوروز مبارک

On Wednesday 20th of March people from Afghanistan, Iran, Tajikestan, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, parts of Turkey and many others will celebrate Nowruz. This celebration is most commonly known as the Persian New Year. It marks the beginning of spring and the start of the year 1392 according to the Iranian Calendar. In connection to Nowruz, there… Continue reading Happy New Year! | Nowruz Mobarak! | نوروز مبارک

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A recap of the Norman Finkelstein lecture in the Hague + an interview he did with Harry Fear

I just got back from a lecture given by Norman Finkelstein in the Hague. He was invited there by the Critical Collective. After years I finally was able to attend a lecture by him and see what he has to say in person. He spoke about the Israel/Palestine conflict and tried to explain his view… Continue reading A recap of the Norman Finkelstein lecture in the Hague + an interview he did with Harry Fear