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Environmental activists still under threat in Honduras six months after Berta Caceres’ execution

Published in Odd and Fun on 22nd November 2017

Chills passed down Toms Gmez Membreos spine when he first heard about the merciless murder of his renowned pal and ally, the Honduran Indigenous leader Berta Cceres, 6 months ago this week. A fellow environmental activist and second in bid at the Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras( COPINH ), Toms dreaded he would be […]

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Laszlo Nemes:’ I didn’t want Son of Saul to tell the story of survival’

Published in Odd and Fun on 21st November 2017

The Oscar-winning debut film has stunned gatherings with its unflinching depicting of Auschwitz preys. Here, the head explains why he wanted it to be a visceral, immersive experience that evaded the usual safe superhighway pointing for viewers Immersive is a word ordinarily associated with thrillride cinemas such as Gravity or Lord of the Rings, or […]

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Trump scoffs’ Rocket Man’ Kim Jong-un as consultants question admonishes

Published in Odd and Fun on 21st November 2017

President appears to ridicule North Korean leader and shortages after sanctions, as UN ambassador says Pentagon has batch of armed options Advisers to Donald Trump have warned North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons programmes, saying that the existing regime faced ruin if it continued its reckless practice and pushed the US to defend […]

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Thousands of refugees and radicals return to Syria from Lebanon

Published in Odd and Fun on 21st November 2017

Hezbollah escorts more than 3,000 across frontier in recent chapter of repatriation that assistant radicals say fails to guarantee welfare More than 3,000 refugees and activists have swept the Lebanese border into Syria in the second stage of a repatriation that succour radicals say needs transparency and offers few guaranties about the returnees welfare. The […]

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Canadian gin company’s safarus accused of committing cultural appropriation

Published in Odd and Fun on 20th November 2017

Ungava apologises to the Inuit people for offensive video demo caricature attributes paddling a canoe past igloos and a mans singer chanting A Canadian gin corporation has apologised after its advertising campaigns and branding implying cartoon Inuit characters and young women wearing parka costumes provoked complaints about cultural appropriation Ungava, founded in Quebec in 2010, […]

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The Story of a Brief Union by Anuk Arudpragasam examine- enjoy and campaign in Sri Lanka

Published in Odd and Fun on 18th November 2017

A debut novel which causes timely the issue of how we involve the bear of others The opening sequence of Anuk Arudpragasams debut novel, in which a six-year-old child with a shrapnel-shredded arm is brought to an open-air operating theatre, detects horribly timely. The young man carrying the stolid little boy acquires a strange consolation […]

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‘A guessing for our species’: the philosopher prophet of the Anthropocene

Published in Odd and Fun on 18th November 2017

The long read: Timothy Morton craves humanity to give up some of its core faith, from the fantasy that it is possible to control the planet to the notion that we are above other beings. His ideas might chime bizarre, but theyre catching on A few years ago, Bjrk inaugurated corresponding with a philosopher whose […]

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Zimbabwe dares to dream of life after Mugabe

Published in Odd and Fun on 16th November 2017

Robert Mugabe is 93 years old, and ailing. What might happen after he expires is the cause of hope but likewise deep nervousnes in his perturbed country Daniel Mugabe was waiting for his first customers of the working day amid the 1,000 -year-old breaks of Great Zimbabwe, the former capital of one of the greatest […]

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Trump simply looks like a employer media manipulator because he’s allowed to | Marina Hyde

Published in Odd and Fun on 15th November 2017

If the US media had shown greater collective linchpin at the president-elects malarial news conference it might not have resembled a wildlife documentary In the annals of media cliche, manipulators are always skillful. On moment, manipulators are even genius. And no one is more inherently deft than a manipulator of the media. How could they […]

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Yukon Quest: 14 sled puppies, 4 mountain ranges, 1,000 miles- and total passion

Published in Odd and Fun on 15th November 2017

The sled dog hasten from Alaska to Canada is gruelling to say the least, but self-described Quest addicts render year after year to test their limits The toughest sled dog hasten in the world didnt disillusion in 2016. Snowstorms, stranded mushers, billing polouse moose all featured on the 33rd annual Yukon Quest international sled dog […]

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