Monthly Archives: November 2015

Gormley: If you see something, say something, and then never go out again

Originally posted on Ottawa Citizen:
Should we have ever flattered ourselves to imagine that we are not seven years old, last week we were corrected: Don’t go too far from home, we were warned, and look out for stranger danger.…

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“I think I’ll just go get refugee status.” Nope, not that easy.

Since the Paris attacks, and even before, as this migrant situation has progressed, I have seen a distressing amount of posts conflating the unregulated flow of hard-to-track Syrian and Afghan asylum seekers turning up on the beaches of Greece and … Continue reading

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Something Beautiful

This brief video is aimed at counteracting a lot of the fundamentalist ugliness we see in the world, from lost, bigoted minorities of all faiths, and replacing blind dogma with something beautiful…something based on our own ways of seeing the … Continue reading

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IWACU ciblé

Mon ex-patron Antoine Kaburahe du Journal Iwacu, le plus récent journaliste d’enquête burundais a être interpellé, tiré devant la justice, malmené et rélâché comme un chat errant que des garçons de 11 ans sont tannés à jouer avec. La personne … Continue reading

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From Beirut, This Is Paris: In A World That Doesn’t Care About Arab Lives 

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Originally posted on A Separate State of Mind | A Blog by Elie Fares:
When a friend told me past midnight to check the news about Paris, I had no idea that I would be looking at a map of a…

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The best images in the aftermath of the Paris attacks

For those who don’t read French, the Koran translation in the top right corner reads: “Do not kill a human being, for Allah has declared them sacred.”

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Attempted words for when there are no words

People have been killing people over ideas for almost as long as people have been killing each other over food and sex. From medieval witch burnings and massacres of Protestants to the Spanish Inquisition, the Holocaust, the Khmer Rouge, the … Continue reading

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