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The Revolution Can’t be Televised

Central Asia has been in the news this last week, and none of it for good reasons. Whether it was Kazakhstan closing off a town that has been protesting since May 2011, or Tajikistan’s military operations in the countries eastern … Continue reading

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Thankful For…

A few weeks ago I wrote a post here about what the biggest difference is for me being back, and I said that I am far more thankful than I was before. In that post I had quiet a big … Continue reading

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The Biggest Difference

The number one question this holiday season on everyone’s lips that I met was, “What’s the biggest difference now that you are back?” Is it the choices of food, the language, the culture, people? None of the above. What is … Continue reading

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Infrastructure Wars

In the deserts and mountains of Central Asia a possible war is brewing. One that has nothing to do with oil, and is the outcome of the way the Soviets built their infrastructure. Its not just coming, the conflict is … Continue reading

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All you wanted to know about Cotton but were afraid to ask…

http://fellowsblog.kiva.org/2010/10/12/cotton-blessed-curse-or-cursed-blessing/

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“We Started Education”

Find my newest Kiva Fellows blog post. http://fellowsblog.kiva.org/2010/09/26/we-started-education/ Best,

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Books that have Stuck

There are lists, thousands of them I am sure, where people talk about their favorite books. The books that changed their lives, and so on and so forth. I am sure this is going to be fairly similar, but recently … Continue reading

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Sunday Walk

The smoke seemed to create a kind of fog as I walked outside the building. The tangy taste in the back of my throat, and the quickening of my heart made me realize someone was burning trash nearby. I had … Continue reading

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New Kiva Blog

This blog is timed for all of you who want to do something for International Day of Peace. Read and let me know what you think. BLOG!

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Episode 4: Arbob Palace is up

For those wondering, its Tajik Independence Day!!!! YAY! In celebration I put up this video for you all to watch. I hope you enjoy. Also, the song is by a guy who is actually pretty good, and all his music … Continue reading

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