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10-day Good News Challenge- Day 5

Halfway through the Good News Challenge– maybe I’ll try to do it for 20 days? How about Greek voters not listening to scare tactics and voting for a party that seems to want to put the Greek worker first– and … Continue reading

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Good News Challenge– Day 4

I’m in a bit of a hurry this morning but not in too much of a hurry to skip over a good thing. For Day 4 of the Good News Challenge, I present you… this (former) jobseeker in London. 

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The 10-day good news challenge, Day 3

Welcome to Day 3 of the 10-day Good News Challenge..in today’s edition: “How about a superhero who has a beard and a turban and fights intolerance?”  “We put people in brackets of Muslims, Jews, right wing, left wing. I want … Continue reading

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The 10-day good news challenge, day 2

Here you go! Ojibway boxer inspires students to keep fighting Sierra Leone schools, closed for 8 months due to Ebola crisis,  to reopen in March And a reader submission from Denis Leblanc at 76Crimes: LGBTI activists optimistic about new Sri … Continue reading

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The 10-day good news challenge

It doesn’t take a depressive episode these days to realize that the world is screwed up. If I was writing this post in French I would use the words bâclé, foiré, mêlé, magané, fucké, bousillé, à l’envers. Economic inequality at its highest … Continue reading

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Guts

The conventional wisdom goes that for any given thing you do or quality you possess, you will always find people who are better than you at it, and people who are worse than you at it. I like to think … Continue reading

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Parting thoughts from a Rwandan colleague

Read this on my Facebook this afternoon and thought it was beautiful…via Prudent Nsengiyumva, a friend from CMTS who is currently with the BBC in Rwanda: Do not think that well educated people are morally superior in any way to … Continue reading

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