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Obligatory New Year post 2/2: Year in Review

*EDITED, Jan. 1, 11:00 p.m.* 2016 was a tough year. Ever since the deaths of Alan Rickman, David Bowie and Prince practically coincided with the Brussels airport bombings, the Zika crisis and the Fort McMurray wildfires, everything is 2016’s fault. … Continue reading

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ignorant isolated inhuman

Originally posted on Mediterranean:
It is difficult for me to understand comments on twitter or Facebook of some. Difficult to digest that some people react in an extremely nasty ugly and radical way on our tweets about 112 children women…

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Put Your Coffee Down and Do It

Originally posted on dianebakermasonblog:
So. About Aleppo. About the city in Syria. Yes, I know it’s far away; yes, I know we have Christmas and Trump and road tolls to think about here. Yes, I know we’ve been distracted by…

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Père Noël, Père Noël, achète-moi des bébelles…ou pas.

Père Noël, Père Noël, achète-moi des bébelles, J’en ai eu, j’en veux plus, traine-les dans la rue… Les variations de “traine-les dans la rue” sont nombreuses. Commençant avec “sacre-les dans ton cul…” Là, j’ai un autre: “On peut tous faire … Continue reading

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Soutenons la liberté d’expression et les voix des jeunes dans les médias!

Hier soir je mangeais avec une amie de l’université. En quelque sorte, elle a le Saint-Graal– un travail de journaliste, temps plein, bien rémunéré, syndiqué, où selon toute évidence les employés sont bien traités et le salaire rentre en temps … Continue reading

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We have the keys!/On a les clés!

LE FRANÇAIS SUIVRA.   OK, OK, I know I have put off writing a piece on my Manitoba life…to be brutally honest I’ve written hardly anything about Manitoba…but this is more important. This is the BEST Isanganiro update I have … Continue reading

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Burundi close to the edge

For those of you who have been following my personal Facebook (or who follow African current events in general) you know about the deterioration of the situation in Burundi. The UN has debated sending in a peacekeeping force, and that … Continue reading

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Jean-Claude Guyot, un ami du Burundi et de ses journalistes, est mort.

Les professeurs universitaires belges ne sont pas, en règle générale, connus pour leur accessibilité, leur ouverture, leur altruisme, encore moins pour leur fou rire. Mais Jean-Claude Guyot l’était. En Belgique, le rapport que les étudiants entretiennent avec leurs professeurs est beaucoup … Continue reading

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‘Qu’est-ce que tu deviens?’

My apologies for the lack of an update; I have been dealing with some technical difficulties lately… The war drags on. I will post a few relevant articles if you would like to read about it from other perspectives than … Continue reading

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Turi Kumwe: Isanganiro update

The fund has raised close to $200 and we are just getting started. Thank you so much to all who have already donated to help Isanganiro get back on the air. For those who still would like to donate, the … Continue reading

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