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What I learnt from volunteering at the Brisbane G20 Protests

Guest post by Yasbelle Kerkow The G20 summit hit Brisbane this weekend drawing a great deal of international attention to an otherwise unassuming city. The G20 People’s March on Saturday, the biggest of all the protests, was a collaborative effort between 13 community groups. The march attracted around 1500 attendees who all braved the 40°C

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Without Me

The week that the Iraq War began was spring break. I went back to New York for a few days and took the train into Manhattan with some friends for the St. Patrick’s Day parade. I knew there would be a lot of people out in the streets so I wore an old tee-shirt and

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Home

It took me a long time to realize that I will always be an American. Wherever I go, whatever I do, I can never change where I am from.

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Travel During Political Upheaval

Political upheaval can cut away all the fat and get at the soul of a foreign place.

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