Monthly Archives: February 2011

A Multitude of Pressures

The film currently being shown in many communities across the nation (including GFA), The Race to Nowhere, makes it hard not to feel empathy for the pressures that many adolescents, and indeed pre-adolescents, face from a variety of sources, one of which … Continue reading

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Egypt and Echoes of Iran

As I post this, Mubarek has just resigned. The remarkable diversity of Egyptian people seen in Tahrir Square recently speaks to the deep-seated roots of discontent across all sections of society. A letter from Tarek Swelin, (Egyptian, western-educated historian) who … Continue reading

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Egypt

On the Nile Seen from the air, El Nil is a thread outlined by green, and even though the Nile no longer floods, much of the farming and rural economy is still tied to the fertile land on either side … Continue reading

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