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From trash to treasure
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From trash to treasure

The healing power of art is one that is often forgotten or overlooked; oft remembered is the talent of the artist, the style of the painting, but, perhaps, what matters most is the way artists and their works are able to connect with the community, and how are has the […]

Paraguay and Argentina: agreements that bind
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Paraguay and Argentina: agreements that bind

The bi-national hydroelectric power station Yacyretá has begun to work at full capacity, 38 years after its construction began, and today stands as a symbol of the willingness both governments are showing to integrate. Juan Carlos Díaz Guerrero With a past and recent history of challenges to overcome, presidents Fernando […]

Blood and dust
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Blood and dust

This summer, the US has plans to start reducing its troop numbers in Afghanistan. While many hope that this means NATO’s war against the Taliban will end soon, the number of combatants and civilians wounded and killed continues to grow. The people with the best place to witness the gore […]

Freedom of (extremist) speech
United Kingdom

Freedom of (extremist) speech

When most people hear the word “extremist,” it makes them flinch. The term is associated, of course, with strong words and stronger sentiments, and so it would make sense that universities would not want extremist speakers being given a podium on campus. However, a new study by Universities UK asserts […]

Institutionalised homophobia in Africa
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Institutionalised homophobia in Africa

In late January this year gay rights activist David Kato was murdered at the door of his house in Uganda, following an incident in October 2010 in which a Ugandan newspaper published the photographs, names and addresses of 100 gay citizens. According to Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) since the publication […]