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yesterday the devil appeared here, and it still smells of sulfur

yesterday the devil appeared here, and it still smells of sulfur

emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditkudos to the venezuelan president for his recent speech at the UN, where he aptly referred to george dubya as the devil and noted that the smell of sulfur remained even 24 hours after the idiot president stood at the same UN podium. kudos because most of us with half a brain can smell the… Read full post.

moving forward

emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditpackers came today and put all of the possessions my family will keep into a container, soon to brave the wild tsunami-threatened oceans for sri lanka. moving day is always strange for me. i realised today that i have more attachment to the things that make up our home than the home itself. a carved… Read full post.

a troubling turn towards conservatism

a troubling turn towards conservatism

emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditMay 06, 2006 local british election results came through today with a disturbing turn towards conservatism once again. portugal recently elected an ultra-conservative president. switzerland has the most conservative government it has had in 20 years, along with france. spain currently has a socialist government, but with two simultaneous separatist movements in the basque region… Read full post.

The First Report on the 23rd UN Working Group on Indigenous Populations, The Indigenous Caucus, July 16-17, 2005

emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditGreetings to all, As you may or may not know, this weekend (the 16th and 17th of July) was the pre-WGIP Indigenous Caucus meeting in Geneva, in preparation for the next week of sessions of the Working Group on Indigenous Populations. Normally, I don’t do write-ups for these sessions, but since many of the key… Read full post.

Final Report on the 23rd UN Working Group on Indigenous Populations, Geneva, Switzerland, July 18-22, 2005

emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditGreetings to all, It was so great to see so many good friends, colleagues and relations this week! What a treat, and something of a shame that we are not able to see each other more often. I miss you all already! As I had found out that UNPO among other organizations were doing daily… Read full post.