Category Archives: Guest Authors

The Canadian Super Hero by: Dominic Hanlon

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My notion of cancer’s impact was far more vague in the summer of 2012 when I received an email from my friend Dom Hanlon. He was drumming up support for another Terry Fox Run. But this was no ordinary fundraising … Continue reading

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La Q’owa: A Taste of Bolivian Culture

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By: Elliot Williams Walking through the streets of Cochabamba on the first Friday of any month, one is struck by a pungent aroma wafting through the air and trails of smoke sneaking out the doors of small stores. This is the … Continue reading

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A New Hope for Peace in Bolivia

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By: Elliot Williams & Aldo Orellana The year 2007 in Bolivia ended in an escalation of tension that seemed to bring Bolivia to the breaking point. Two years into the Morales presidency, and in the wake of bloody battles over … Continue reading

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Mastaku in Bolivia

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By: Elliot Williams & Leny Olivera Walking through the crowded alleys of the canchas or open-air markets throughout Cochabamba, the sights, sounds and smells of Mastaku are everywhere. All around are clusters of stalls full of tantawawas, or breads in … Continue reading

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Green Tea & the Totalitarian Experience

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By: Stephen Hull I have not, as yet, been able to understand the relationship between Burma’s repressive military dictatorship and the kindness of strangers living in that country. The short trip that I recently took to eastern Burma merely emphasized … Continue reading

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Tamain Sabibila?

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By: Stephen Hull The sun will set soon, but for the moment, it remains, hanging low above the rice paddies and colouring the sky with a swath of orange-red through the surrounding gray. As I peddle back home I watch … Continue reading

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The Loyal Salaryman: The Pillar of Japan’s Business Culture

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By: Patrick Shaunessy This brings us to another common attribute of the Japanese worker: modesty. Everyone works for their company. Employees are not there to ensure their own individual success. If they accomplish something, it is more an accomplishment for … Continue reading

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