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While I Was Waiting captures the tragedy of the Syrian civil war in Damascus
Arts

While I Was Waiting captures the tragedy of the Syrian civil war in Damascus

Written by: William Peterson, Senior Lecturer in Drama, Flinders University A DJ provides the soundtrack of Damascus in While I Was Waiting. Didier NadeauReview: While I Was Waiting, OzAsia Festival. Unrest breaks out in a proud and ancient city, its...

How to clean up our universal plastic tragedy
Environment

How to clean up our universal plastic tragedy

Written by: Tony Robert Walker, Assistant Professor, Dalhousie University Plastic debris strewn across a beach. (USFWS)Twenty five years ago, I spent a summer removing plastic packing bands and plastic nets from 135 entangled Antarctic fur seals on Bird Island, South...

What Greek tragedy illuminates about James Comey
Politics

What Greek tragedy illuminates about James Comey

Written by: Victoria Pagan, Professor of Classics, University of Florida James Comey in 2017 AP Photo/Cliff OwenOnce upon a time, there was a prominent, powerful man in government who cared deeply about integrity and following the rules. He said, “You...

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