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Dangerous 'truth': The Kabul women's poetry club.. Click to read more. Bbc News, Karima Shabrang, Kabul Women, Danger Truths, Poetry Club, Suffer Women, Spoken Poetry, Afghanistan Suffer, Popular Culture
“I won't wear a scarf. I refuse to. It's something I'd die for … but I wouldn't want all of us to turn into California girls either." - Shamayel Shalizi, 20. In the decade since NATO forces arrived in Afghanistan, the status of Afghan women has improved considerably, with many returning to the workforce and to education. Along with this hard-won progress, there's been a gradual shift in attitudes... among young women such as Shamayel. Photo: Nick Danziger/Oxfam
caraca-l: pashtundukhtaree: Provincia de Badakhshan, Afganistán 2001 por: Thomas Dworzak
Let’s Not Make a Deal - Paul Krugman’s assessment is that the President should hold firm and we can all just buckle up and pretend like it is a roller coaster ride. In other words call their bluff and not give in to their demand to extend the Bush tax cuts. There's something to be said about listening to a man with a Nobel Prize in Economics....
"The groom arrives late / To his wedding / Wearing only one shoe." The Tea and Sage Poem by Fady Joudah from The Earth in the Attic (2008 Yale University Press) www.poetryfoundat...