Monthly Archives: March 2016

Former Bush Official Just Confirmed That Our Wars Are for Corporate Interests*

Originally posted on Hwaairfan's Blog:
Former Bush Official Just Confirmed That Our Wars Are for Corporate Interests* By Claire Bernish United States — “I think Smedley Butler was onto something,” Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, former George W. Bush administration heavyweight,…

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Talking about Brazil’s Political Situation (with Bonus US-Cuba Relations Discusion)

Originally posted on Americas South and North:
I recently talked with Robert Farley on Foreign Entanglements about the Brazilian political crisis, and possible outcomes (along with some additional conversation on Obama’s trip to Latin America last week). You can see…

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The Voyage – Part 17 – Santo Brazil – in photos and words

Originally posted on Opher's World:
There was another day sailing north further up the coast of Brazil towards its largest port – the fabled Santos. Santos was famous for two things – coffee and Pele. Unfortunately El Nino was…

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6 eco-friendly festivals in the UK

Festivals have become infamous for producing tonnes of waste – not to mention the effect hundreds of thousands of people congregating in a field has on the environment. But it doesn’t have to be that way.. Shambala Festival, Northamptonshire In just … Continue reading

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Chocolate and Buñuelos

Originally posted on Green Piazza:
POP! POP! Firecrackers fly from the hands of children reminding me of gunshots. The sounds crackle through Valencia as my teeth sink into greasy buñuelo goodness. Warm chocolate complements the fried dough as I savor…

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Review: Summer. Autumn. Winter. Spring. @ Old Granada Studios

Originally posted on between the land and i:
Where to start with the seven hour, four season, 50+ ensemble that was Quarantine’s Summer. Autumn. Winter. Spring. First off, you cannot fault the buzz that was created around this show. Manchester…

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Stairs, Lewis’s, Manchester

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Asking Manchester students their thoughts on the police telling women not to walk alone at night

Originally posted on features and photography about how humans live today:
The streets have never been a safe place to walk alone at night as a woman. Most women know that without being told. Yet after a spate of attacks…

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5 of Rio’s Top Carnival Samba Schools – Meerkat Travel Gang

As we had plenty to say about the city of Rio during Carnival, we thought it only smart to divvy up the samba school parade into it’s own post because we have way too many photos to share. We had … Continue reading

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Brazil’s judiciary is in danger of turning the clock back on democracy

Originally posted on Idler on a hammock:
On Thursday 17 March, Brazilians tuned in to watch as former president Luiz Inácio “Lula” da Silva was sworn in as a cabinet minister. Then they went to use the toilet or get…

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