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Why do I bother?

Voices from the Inside: A Look at the Anti-Gay Purge in Chechnya – NBC News  Kidnapping, torture, murder: Refugees speak of Chechnya’s anti-gay purge   Mark Rushing We forget how bad it can be for people who live in brutal … Continue reading

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The Geography of Law

They’d arrest me in Russia anyway for being lesbian. #LGBTQ #humanrights #Russia This is illegal and blasphemous in Russia, do NOT share. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2017/04/05/its-now-illegal-in-russia-to-share-an-image-of-putin-as-a-gay-clown https://www.thestar.com/news/world/2017/04/05/us-court-ruling-on-lgbtq-workers-is-a-game-changer-says-gay-rights-group.html U.S. court ruling on LGBTQ workers is a ‘game changer,’ says gay rights group | Toronto … Continue reading

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Something about Handbaskets

The Globe and Mail New series The Story of Us is not the story of Canada: From ignoring francophones to breezing over First Nations, the show illuminates how impossible it is to impose a single storyline of our country’s rich … Continue reading

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Canada and American Refugees

The Globe and Mail Immigration minister not convinced increase in asylum seekers constitutes a trend: Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen said Ottawa is monitoring the situation, but added it’s too early to say whether more asylum seekers will continue crossing the … Continue reading

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We are all out of Africa: Water & Air eh

There were primates in niches Africa, we are risen apes traveling through lands of dirt with our feet archaic forms merging migrating Denisovians Neanderthals Homo Sapiens one and alls https://www.quora.com/Which-countries-in-Africa-were-never-colonized Which countries in Africa were never colonized? https://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/nov/11/band-aid-30-patronising-bob-geldof-ebola-do-they-know-its-christmas Band Aid … Continue reading

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Security Industry vs Paranoia

Threat and Risk Assessment the possible incidents that could happen versus the times that events actually occur Real threats imagined, not imaginary threats and, as distasteful it is, the Norway Shooter was a shocking outlier, An Alt-Rter before there was … Continue reading

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RIP Tories: Canada’s Alt-Right

The Globe and Mail Mulroney sings at Mar-a-Lago, prompts praise for Canada from Trump: Donald Trump Trump expressed praise for Canada and Justin Trudeau Saturday night after Brian Mulroney got a standing ovation for singing When Irish Eyes are Smiling … Continue reading

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