The Globalist Notebook

  • November 8, 2010 • Blogs, The Globalist Notebook • Views: 469

    Justice in Cambodia

    More than 30 years have passed since the Khmer Rouge lost power in Cambodia, but the formal processing of the five most notorious criminals, responsible for the deaths of approximately 1.7 million Cambodians only began in July. by Ruth...

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  • November 8, 2010 • Blogs, The Globalist Notebook • Views: 474


    The goal of this beat is to explore education in its myriad forms across the world. Primary, secondary, post-secondary, special, remedial, alternative, indigenous are just some of the many tags affixed to the shapeless institution of...

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  • October 27, 2010 • Indonesia, The Globalist Notebook, Theme • Views: 689

    Indonesia: A Reporter’s Notebook

    Every article in the Globalist is a composition, made from pages and pages of notes that you, the reader, will never see. Each day on a reporting trip is full of details and insights: some pertinent to a reporter’s article, some not....

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  • September 23, 2010 • Blogs, The Globalist Notebook • Views: 519

    Inconclusion Jerusalem

    JERUSALEM—My last days in the city left me far from comfortable. I saw many infuriating things, but one that especially sticks out in my memory was actually one of the most benign. By Diana Saverin...

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  • August 20, 2010 • Blogs, The Globalist Notebook • Views: 511

    Looking Back on South Africa

    The “township tours,” which show off poverty in order to make a profit, are popular attractions for foreign tourists. They make me uncomfortable, in spite of the fact that some of the money goes to people in need who might have no...

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  • August 16, 2010 • Blogs, The Globalist Notebook • Views: 475

    Lib Dems & Coalition: Final Thoughts

    by Nikita Lalwani NEW YORK—Although Parliament was officially in recess, my last week working in Westminster was one of the most exciting for my office. On Friday, Prime Minister David Cameron announced that he wanted to introduce term...

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  • July 30, 2010 • Blogs, The Globalist Notebook • Views: 503

    Cup of Contrast (a World Cup Flashback)

    by Jake Amatruda SOUTH AFRICA – This is a country full of contrasts, where first world and third world rub together every day. In Soweto, an area called Diepkloof Extension is full of houses that wouldn’t seem out of place in Beverly...

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  • June 20, 2010 • Blogs, The Globalist Notebook • Views: 469

    Fasting for Peace

    by Diana Saverin JERUSALEM–Starting last night, the Jewish fast of Tisha B’Av began. At 7 P.M., restaurants closed, and a strange quiet hung over the city.  Recreational spots across the country have also been shut down for the 25...

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  • June 17, 2010 • Blogs, The Globalist Notebook • Views: 526

    City of Cyclists

    by Sarah Armitage COPENHAGEN — As part of our Yale-organized housing in Copenhagen, each of the eleven Yale students here received a free public transportation pass — valid for whatever trips we might take on the bus, the metro, the S...

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  • March 29, 2010 • Blogs, The Globalist Notebook • Views: 1100

    What is the Muslim or Islamic World?

    by Jennifer Parker What is the “Muslim or Islamic World”? This widely accepted expression presumably implies the collection of countries whose official, dominant, or major religion is Islam. At Yale, a prominent Professor teaches a...

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