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An Explanation (Reflections from Armenia)

An Explanation (Reflections from Armenia)

Reporting from Armenia: Artur Papyan I owe an explanation to the readers of my blog. I haven’t posted for quite a while. The reason – well, it’s complicated. Lack of time is the main reason. I feel I’ve got too much to do at work and I keep adding on responsibilities and taking volunteer tasks, so I’m usually … Continue reading

La vida no vale nada (Life is worthless)

La vida no vale nada (Life is worthless)

Reporting from Mexico: Roberto Carlos Gutiérrez Martínez First I must say that it a pleasure to be part of this project, and to be able to present a local perspective from Mexico and Latin America on issues with global reach and significance. That said, I must confess that this first note was not an easy endeavor. Over … Continue reading

Censors in Shanghai

You may have noticed a few days of inactivity on Nomadic Mindburst.  I have been traveling to Asia and without an internet connection.  I am finally connected again though, unfortunately, the site will have to lay dormant for one more day… I am writing from the airport in Shanghai, China, on my way to Cambodia … Continue reading

Peace – what does it mean?

Reporting from Israel: Ran Bar-Yoshafat There are many definitions for the word “peace”. One definition is a state or period of mutual concord between governments; a pact or agreement to end hostilities between those who have been at war or in a state of enmity. Another definition is a state in which there is no … Continue reading