Barbardspoon: A teacher’s tale

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Barbardspoon: A teacher’s tale

Posted by kbarbardspoon on Friday, October 19, 2017 · Leave a Comment It’s been a while since I wrote a word here. For the first half of 2016, I had moved halfway around the…

Is Japan about to undergo a dramatic political change?

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Is Japan about to undergo a dramatic political change?

Written by By Yusef Najafi, CNN This article was originally published in November 2016. It is a vote that political observers around the world are watching closely. The first major test of the popularity…

Colleagues question whether Minneapolis police can change

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Colleagues question whether Minneapolis police can change

Demonstrators gather in Minneapolis’ Vandalia Park to demand a white police officer who shot and killed a black man be fired after the fatal shooting Oct. 16, one of two fatal shootings the city…

My bedroom 'mental landscape' from Tomy Tonkin

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My bedroom ‘mental landscape’ from Tomy Tonkin

As an advocate of a high quality in design, a true appreciation of artistry, I find the full wall of landscape by Tomy Tonkin’s visual art workshop / workspace is not an odd choice…

Helping those who cannot help themselves

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Helping those who cannot help themselves

Written by Staff Writer, CNN Jerusalem Northeast of the capital Nairobi sits the village of Minnianda, which means “beautiful grave” in Swahili. It has long been the back drop for folklore in the region,…