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I Came from Somewhere

My grandmother Paula Cruz was from another time and place. Born in 1908 in Leon, Mexico, she emigrated to the States in 1915 with her family to flee a bloody battle that was brewing in the area, and which eventually wiped out most of the population, thanks to the Mexican Revolution. 1,241 more words

People In My Life

Life In Gambia - Malaria

Dear friends and family

I am writing my article about what I

have been facing all this weeks.

I am in a bad condition I have been sick… 273 more words



Poverty constructs factories
of greater dreams,
or it creates batteries
for prouder graves.

Long arm of the PM

The PM has unleashed a “zero tolerance policy ” towards corruption. In itself a laudable thing. However, he will put in place a  secret police like surveillance mechanism, that proposes to use closed circuit cameras, monitoring every move the ministries make. 431 more words

People, The State And Technology

Ageing in the face of the economic downturn

Ageing, as I like to remind anybody arguing around the ageing ‘problem’, is among the greatest achievements of the 20th and up to now the 21st centuries. 403 more words


a timely accident...

Yesterday I was really hungry. Because I was disorganised, not because I can’t afford to buy food like thousands of NZ families in poverty. (260,000 kiwis*) 211 more words

Released: Good Morning Justice (Brine Rights, #2)

From http://brinebooks.com/3570/books/released-good-morning-justice-brine-rights-2/

From the publishers of Stanzas and Clauses for the Causes and My Whispers of Horror comes a deeply emotionally explicit collection of poetry and short stories on various subjects of social activism and human rights. 11 more words

Human Rights