Category Archives: monday mining links

Something very, very sweet

My last few blogs have been mostly sad and a little ironic. It’s been an angsty few weeks for me, I suppose, and I’m particularly concerned because the Syrian friends to which I referred last Wednesday have returned to their … Continue reading

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#MuslimRage

So, the way the story goes, Newsweek published an article about Muslim Rage in response to the protests during the past two weeks. They started up a twitter feed #MuslimRage to further the discussion, but their plan kind of backfired. … Continue reading

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some Dharma and Greg Culturtwining fun

This clip is just hilarious from beginning to end. I wanted to cut it down because it’s long, but (a) I’m not really sure how to do that, and (b) the whole thing is pretty hilarious. In this clip, you … Continue reading

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Silent Monday for Links

The online world is a buzz of conversations and discussions, information and presentation, art and media. You name the topic, you can find a good lengthy thread to cover it. My GoogleReader lately has been giving me a perpetual “1000+ … Continue reading

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new voices in writing AND a window into Arab culture: Project Pen

Recently I learned about a project started in the Middle East to provide a bit of a platform to creative writers in the Middle East. We’ve all heard about the activist bloggers mobilizing civil society in the Arab Spring, but … Continue reading

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a website I’m enjoying: Your Middle East

I try to reserve Mondays on Culturtwined for links, but I honestly have not been doing a fabulous job of keeping up with news, current affairs, opinion or blogs. So today’s plug is not for a specific news story, but … Continue reading

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Adjusting to London: culturtwining in comedy

The last couple of weeks have been partly intense and partly chill. I’ve had a bit more time on my hands than I’d originally anticipated, which has been great for getting my Dreams in the Medina podcast up and running … Continue reading

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Kony resource

Since there’s been so much discussion about the Kony2012 video, and you probably know that I’m not a huge fan, but that I do think there are some very real issues in Uganda, Central African Republica and such areas that … Continue reading

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Click this link!

I know I’ve been going a bit heavy on the links lately, but there are some great ones out there! When other people are saying what’s on my mind, I figure we’d better listen to them. So today… which African … Continue reading

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do we really judge ourselves so bluntly?

If you’re in London, is this how you perceive New York? If you’re in New York, is this how you perceive London? Is there any rationale even to the existence of a publication called “Explaining Londoners”? I remember before I … Continue reading

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