Thinking global, living local: Voices in a globalized world

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  • Gay girl in Damascus: A taboo ignominy feeding to a white fantasy

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    Biographical blog describing life in Syria amid the current political instability, supposedly written by a struggling gay woman has been revealed to be a hoax. Amina Abdallah Arraf al-Omari a 25-year-old, half-Syrian, half American lesbian living in Damascus documented her life in a blog entitled “Gay Girl in Damascus”, dating back to […]

  • The Bent Given by Education Will Determine All That Follows

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    The sustainability of the educational system is one of the important weapons that will effectively address key problems and global challenges in Pakistan knows Maria Farooq. As a nation we are confronted with global challenges — greater competition, persistent pressures to innovate, new global markets and production options — in […]

  • On a Mission to End Oil

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    Better Place: Green Transportation & Mobility I’ve heard Shai Agassi’s story for the first time in January 2007. It was at DLD Conference in Munich. Since then I am wondering about all the people he has already hooked up with: mayors, CEOs, investors, statesmen, car dealers … incredible carbon footprint […]