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Roma resistance: dismantling anti-Roma r...

Paula was hired by phone to work in a restaurant. His first day went well. Despite the difficulty of the work, she did a good job. When she finished, the director approached her and asked her an unexpected question: “Are you a Gypsy?”. She was never called back. The episode was denounced a few months […]

2022 Riverside County Educators of the Y...

Three of the county’s seven 2022 Educators of the Year are from the Coachella Valley. Riverside County Schools Superintendent Edwin Gomez congratulated each of them on Friday with surprise visits to their schools. The winners are: Dan Cappello (Desert Sands Unified), Rated Administrator of the Year Ioana Robles (Palm Springs Unified), Site Support Employee of […]

From The Batman to Hannah Gadsby: A Comp...

Exit: Movie theater The Batmanout nowThe cast couldn’t be juicier: who wouldn’t want to see Robert Pattinson, one of our most unpredictable actors, face off against the no more charismatic Zoë Kravitz (above) and always intriguing Paul Dano? The fact that they play Bat, Cat, and Riddler in Gotham City’s seedy underworld is almost incidental […]

Vy Nguyen – The School District of Phila

FEBRUARY STUDENT OF THE MONTH Name: Vy Nguyen The school: Philadelphia Girls’ High School Nominated by: Megan McNamara and Joseph Marchetti – Teachers Once in a while, you meet a person who humiliates you. Maybe not at first, but after talking to them, learning who they are and what they’ve been through, witnessing their behavior […]

Angelo State to Host 25th ASU Writers Co...

Naomi Shihab Nye will be the guest speaker this year. SAN ANGELO, Texas – Angelo State University announced that award-winning author and poet Naomi Shihab Nye will be the featured speaker at the 25th ASU Writers’ Conference honoring Elmer Kelton. The two-day conference is scheduled for March 3-4 on the ASU campus. Nye will give […]

Elusive Narrator Navigates Scandal and O...

This morally complicated and deliberately provocative campus romance begins with an attention-grabbing prologue: a handsome, unconscious, half-naked 40-year-old man is tied to a chair. The woman watching him is an English teacher, which becomes clear when she describes the moment before the man wakes up as “a perfect example of liminality.” Her students love the […]

Language worries Bengali in West Bengal

Why worry about your language? Since the last decades of the last century, a new anxiety has descended upon humanity – that of the endurance, decay and death of language. For all the latest news, follow the Daily Star’s Google News channel. “How long will my language live?” ask a lot of people. “Can we […]

Lynn Buckle wins Barbellion Award; Iris...

Critics in The Irish Times this Saturday are Keith Duggan on Rob Davies’ Jackpot and Patrick Foster’s Might Bite; Mia Levitin on We Were Young by Niamh Campbell; Seán Hewitt on Best New Poetry; Wendy Erskine on How to Gut a Fish by Sheila Armstrong; Carol Ballantine on Mia Döring’s Any Girl; Paul Howard in […]

Ninth graders explore themes of social j...

Photo by Marcy StamperIn “Let America Change for Once,” Sage Schrager wrote about seeing everyone as equal, regardless of skin color or who they love. Let America be carefree again. Let America be fun. Let America be chubby. Let America be fair. These are some of the 45 visions of ninth-graders at Liberty Bell High […]

Thich Nhat Hanh, Vietnamese Zen master, ...

Vietnamese Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh, world renowned spiritual leader, author, poet and peace activist, died on January 22, 2022 at midnight (ICT) at its root temple, Tu Hien Temple, in Hue, Vietnam. It was 95. “Our beloved teacher Thich Nhat Hanh passed away peacefully,” his sangha, the Committed Buddhism Community of Plum Village, said […]

Modi on the occasion of National Youth D...

New Delhi: Addressing National Youth Day on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said: “Today, if Indian youth are interested in technology, there is also an awareness of democracy. Today, if Indian youth have the power to work, there is also the clarity of the future. That is why, what India says today, the world considers […]

Bring Shelley home to Horsham

Bring Shelley home to Horsham

IN 2019, to mark the 200th anniversary of the St Peter’s Fields massacre in Manchester, publisher Redwords produced a second edition of Shelley’s Revolutionary Year: The Peterloo writings of the poet Shelley, a volume that included one of his poems the most famous, the mask of anarchy. In his introduction to this edition, Paul O’Brien […]

Japanese women fight pervasive sexism

In the 2021 election, only 9.7% of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party candidates were women. (Carl Court / Pool photo via AP) The legislative elections to Japan’s lower house last October were the first since the Law on “Promoting Gender Equality in Politics” three years earlier. Yet the number of women elected to the House […]

12 essential Dalit authors to get real i...

Reclaiming the literary space that was historically exclusive to them, Dalit writers of all languages ​​and over the decades have provided a startling glimpse into the reality of being ‘Dalit’ in India, a society where the hierarchical and hierarchical caste system and discriminatory continues. Before Dalit writer-activists raised their voices and used their pens to […]

Here are the women who will appear in qu...

The U.S. Mint will begin circulating quarters honoring five women this year as part of a four-year series celebrating women’s contributions to the United States. Among the diverse group of women honored are a famous poet and civil rights activist, the first woman in space, the first Chinese-American movie star, the first female chief chief […]

Tracing the history of Tel Aviv in its s...

By Danya Belkin and Oreen Cohen Whether you realize it or not, walking the streets of Tel Aviv can provide a fascinating history of the city itself. While most people use street names just to navigate from one place to another, if you stop for a moment and look closely, you will find that the […]

On the Ayaz Melo

The Ayaz Melo is a fine example of how the power of two women – Amar Sindhu and Arfana Mallah – can turn an almost barren intellectual landscape into a fertile ground for the flourishing of ideas. Add three other outstanding personalities – Haseen Musarrat, Imdad Chandio and Taj Joyo – and you have the […]

New chapter for Baghdad Book Street

Published on: 12/25/2021 – 9:48 PMAmended: 12/25/2021 – 9:46 PM Baghdad (AFP) – The Iraqi capital Baghdad on Saturday celebrated the renovation of the historic heart of its book trade, the latest sign of an artistic renaissance after decades of conflict and unrest. In a city where explosions could once mean only one thing – […]

Revel in the joys of books and reading a...

BAGHDAD – Protesters in Baghdad are staging a sit-in demanding that US troops leave Iraq. Counterterrorism troops patrol the streets. A federal court is wondering whether to certify the results of parliamentary elections two months ago. But at the Baghdad International Fair grounds, hardly anyone cares about all of this. Inside is the Baghdad International […]

Retired lawyer writes inspiring philosop...

J. William Lewis’ “The Essence of Nathan Biddle” arrived with a massive press kit – a lengthy press release, exuberant pre-release accolades from multiple sources, and a very comprehensive interview with the author. In a way, this ploy works. Seeing such an effort, one feels compelled to try the book. And I was not disappointed, […]

Pope Francis warns against “retreat from

Pope Francis warned against countries retreating from democracy and urged people to move from “partisanship to participation” in order to protect vulnerable people in society. The head of the Roman Catholic Church was speaking to political leaders in Athens, the Greek capital, on Saturday at the start of a three-day visit to the European nation. […]

Back to the roots | News, Sports, Jobs

Courtesy Photo Sarah Everett searches for typewriters at antique stores, flea markets, yard sales and online marketplaces. The quote from Stephen King, “Sooner or later, everything that is old becomes new again” appears to apply to typewriters as well, which are currently enjoying a renaissance among collectors of all ages. Sarah Everett, 25, a resident […]

Why are MCU superhero movies genderless?

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. One of the first things I noticed about Marvel’s hit Disney + show WandaVision was that Wanda and Vision seemed really one in the other. While there are relationships in the Marvel movies, most of them end in […]

Obituary: Lis Lee, poet and playwright w...

Death: September 29, 2021. WHEN Janet Elisabeth (‘Lis’) Lee began writing in earnest at the age of 50, with the advent of the Kelso Writers’ Workshop in 1998, she did so with distinction, becoming a published, fiction and non-fiction writer. Her two small volumes of poetry, Vanilla Summer (2011) and Memory Horse (2018), both published […]

Tallin Black Nights crowns 2021 industry...

The Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2021 has named the winners of its Industry @ Tallinn & Baltic Event awards. The industry showcase took place as a hybrid of in-person and virtual events, with the winners announced today (November 26) after a week of presentations and networking with approximately 700 delegates. Swedish director Katarina Launing’s […]

“Facebook made me realize I don’t have a

Louise Nealon was 18 when she had a dream that belonged to someone else. “The dream was not very alive. It was just a general feeling of being disembodied. What I remember more than the dream is the feeling of disappearing completely from myself. It may sound like an experience of a nervous breakdown, and […]

It’s Christmas carol season! Do you kno

If it is not too early for Pope Francis to start listening to Christmas music, it is not too early for us! The Pope is organizing a competition for young people to create brand new Christmas carols. Addressing those gathered at the launch of the “Christmas Contest”, he thanked the organizers of the contest, “which […]