Monthly Archives: May 2011

Human Rights in Georgia

My post about the protests has generated a lively discussion about what it means for a society to be free and democratic and whether and to what extent Georgia fits into these categories. Specifically, I’ll center this post on the … Continue reading

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The end is the beginning is the end

At the end of today I will have exactly ten working days left in this school year. On June 14th I will head off to Buckswood for a five day, all-expenses-paid orientation session (I’m hoping that the food is good … Continue reading

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Live Updating the March of Rage

So I resolved to ignore the protests and just go on about my business as usual. I was sitting in the Elvis American Diner – my habitual lunch and after-school wifi haunt – just minding my own when suddenly I … Continue reading

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Tbilisi Demonstrations

I make a deliberate effort not to come off as the blasé New Yorker who’s seen it all, because I think that can be obnoxious if it’s overused, but with respect to these demonstrations, a lot of people are making … Continue reading

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Summer Plans

I’ve been a busy little bee this weekend, averaging one post per day since Friday. I’ve got about six on deck, too, so assuming I don’t get swamped with too many other things you’ll be hearing from me a lot … Continue reading

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Masculinity in Georgia?

It almost goes without saying that I consider masculinity to be a social construct, and one contingent on various factors of time, location, culture, and environment. I have personally eschewed the demands of the American construction of masculinity – finding … Continue reading

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Another Week, Another Year

It’s been a week since my last post. Doesn’t feel like it. What have I really done this week? Frankly it’s a bit of a blur. I haven’t been sleeping enough and I haven’t been productive enough. Today I tripped … Continue reading

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