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Gordofobia - Cortometraje documental. El Bronx de Bogotá se expandirá por toda la ciudad | Cartel Urbano. Muy orgullosas las autoridades bogotanas por haber sacado a los habitantes del Bronx de sus nichos delincuenciales y marginales. Lo mismo hicieron hace unos años cuando acabaron con El Cartucho. Posan los militares y policías para las fotos en las cuales se ven las horrorosas condiciones en que vivían los adictos, los vagabundos de las calles. Edificios cavernosos, calles sombrías, basura por toneladas que provocan el escándalo y el rechazo de las mentes bien pensantes, las cuales terminan sorprendidas ante el horripilante escenario y luego se indignan y se persignan.

El gobierno distrital, con el imposible doctor Enrique Peñalosa a la cabeza, se siente satisfecho con los operativos. Sacan a esas personas perdidas de esta realidad, que convivían con un complejo sistema de prostitución y hasta tenían un presidio, como quien barre el polvo que hay bajo la alfombra. Porque, por más obvio que suene, el problema no es que esas personas afeen el Centro de Bogotá. Peñalosa es un mercader. Being Single Is Hard – Medium. At 5am, after a night of drinking with strangers, and pool, and fireworks in the street, and crappy pizza I was sitting in the living room with two friends.

One had a serious girlfriend, and one — like me — had been single for a long time. “Being single is really hard,” I said. My friend with the girlfriend made a start as if to object, the way people with girlfriends always object, but my single friend cut him off. “Yeah,” he said. “Being single is really hard.” I don’t talk about it often, except maybe very late at night, or when I am extremely stressed out, but being single is hard in a way that people in couples tend to be highly dismissive of. If you’re single, and you complain about being single, you’ll normally get some advice about learning to accept yourself before being able to be with a partner. I believed this model of singleness for years.

I had a minor breakdown chatting with a friend today. You wouldn’t be reading this if I hadn’t lived the life that I lived. Me gritaron negra. Palabras de JAIME GARZÓN - Para no olvidar. Facebook. After Seeing These +15 Maps You’ll Never Look At The World The Same. The reason why certain countries looks bigger or smaller than others is because of something called the Mercator Projection. Putting a 3D planet on a two-dimensional map was something of a challenge for early cartographers and so a Flemish geographer and cartographer named Gerardus Mercator came up with a solution. In 1569 he designed a map that could be accurately used for navigation purposes, but the downside was that his system distorted the size of objects depending on their position relative to the equator. Because of this, landmasses like Antarctica and Greenland appeared much larger than they actually are.

Show Full Text. It Will Look Like a Sunset by Kelly Sundberg. “You made me hit you in the face,” he said mournfully. “Now everyone is going to know.” Image by Alexander Tinei, Morning Bird, 2013. Courtesy the artist and Galerie Dukan I was twenty-six, having spent most of my twenties delaying adulthood, and he was twenty-four and enjoyed a reputation as a partier. As my belly stretched outward with the tightness of the baby, my limbs grew heavy. They say that a bird in the house is an omen. Eight years later, the police came to our door. In the beginning of our relationship, I slept in his cabin in the woods with no indoor plumbing. We didn’t want a church wedding, but our families insisted. I had doubts about marrying him so soon. When I met him, he charmed me. My love for him was real, and I didn’t want to be a single mother. The young policeman told Caleb, “Go to your parents. The young policeman told me, “It’s alright. Before our son turned two, we moved to Caleb’s home state of West Virginia.

They waited outside, and I called Caleb. Los Nadie | Ser o no Sur. Los Nadie Faltan pocos días para empezar a navegar las venas abiertas de América Latina… Por esa razón Galeano se me aparece de vez en cuando y de cuando en vez. “Sueñan las pulgas con comprarse un perro y sueñan los nadies con salir de pobres, que algún mágico día llueva de pronto la buena suerte, que llueva a cántaros la buena suerte; pero la buena suerte no llueve ayer, ni hoy, ni mañana, ni nunca, ni en lloviznita cae del cielo la buena suerte, por mucho que los nadies la llamen y aunque les pique la mano izquierda, o se levanten con el pié derecho, o empiecen el año cambiando de escoba.

Los nadies: los hijos de los nadies, los dueños de nada. Los nadies: los ningunos, los ninguneados, corriendo la liebre, muriendo la vida, jodidos, rejodidos: Que no son, aunque sean. Eduardo Galeano Me gusta: Me gusta Cargando... Acerca de Emi Arias Periodista. Esta entrada fue publicada en Sin categoría. Nuestra América - José Martí.

Cree el aldeano vanidoso que el mundo entero es su aldea, y con tal que él quede de alcalde, o le mortifique al rival que le quitó la novia, o le crezcan en la alcancía los ahorros, ya da por bueno el orden universal, sin saber de los gigantes que llevan siete leguas en las botas y le pueden poner la bota encima, ni de la pelea de los cometas en el cielo, que van por el aire dormido engullendo mundos. Lo que quede de aldea en América ha de despertar. Estos tiempos no son para acostarse con el pañuelo a la cabeza, sino con las armas de almohada, como los varones de Juan de Castellanos: las armas del juicio, que vencen a las otras. Trincheras de ideas valen más que trincheras de piedra.

No hay proa que taje una nube de ideas. Una idea enérgica, flameada a tiempo ante el mundo, para, como la bandera mística del juicio final, a un escuadrón de acorazados. Los pueblos que no se conocen han de darse prisa para conocerse, como quienes van a pelear juntos. Manuela Henao Documentary Photographer. Ramses Hatem - Arte puro Griegos Romanos. To Anyone Who Thinks They're Falling Behind In Life. You don’t need more motivation. You don’t need to be inspired to action. You don’t need to read any more lists and posts about how you’re not doing enough. We act as if we can read enough articles and enough little Pinterest quotes and suddenly the little switch in our brain will put us into action.

But, honestly, here’s the thing that nobody really talks about when it comes to success and motivation and willpower and goals and productivity and all those little buzzwords that have come into popularity: you are as you are until you’re not. You change when you want to change. You put your ideas into action in the timing that is best. And what I think we all need more than anything is this: permission to be wherever the fuck we are when we’re there. You’re not a robot. You don’t get to control everything.

“If it’s not the time, it’s just not the fucking time. Sometimes the novel is not ready to be written because you haven’t met the inspiration for your main character yet. It's all s̶e̶m̶a̶n̶t̶i̶c̶s̶ pragmatics! The new faces, hands, and phallic vegetables of grammar. Punctuation is an apt comparison, as I think it is the closest orthographic relative of modern emoji usage we have in English — and I am not simply referring to the evolution of emoticons into emoji (e.g. :P →😛) . Whether a written sentence is punctuated by a . or a ? Or a ! Tells you something about how it is pronounced, and, consequentially, how to interpret it; often there is even no overt change to the word order.

Which raises the question: what linguistic information is a written system trying to capture? Intuitively, all of the linguistic information primarily captured in the above writing systems has a spoken correlate. Writing systems, for all of our collective literary masterpieces, are crude sketches of the complexities that comprise language. Oh yeah, sorry to make you listen to the sound of millions of souls being forcibly evicted from their bodies — you should have known with a title like that, though. The Global Refugee Crisis: Humanity's Last Call for a Culture of Sharing and Cooperation. By Rajesh Makwana / sharing.org Razor-wire fences, detention centres, xenophobic rhetoric and political disarray; nothing illustrates the tendency of governments to aggressively pursue nationalistic interests more starkly than their inhumane response to refugees fleeing conflict and war.

With record numbers of asylum seekers predicted to reach Europe this year and a morally acceptable humanitarian response nowhere in sight, the immediate problem is more apparent than ever: the abject failure of the international community to share the responsibility, burden and resources needed to safeguard the basic rights of asylum seekers in accordance with international law. Of immediate concern across the European Union, however, is the mounting pressure that policymakers are under from the far-right and anti-immigration groups, whose influence is skewing the public debate on the divisive issue of how governments should deal with refugees and immigrants. Dispelling nationalist myths of the far-right.

Chimamanda Adichie: El peligro de la historia única. Profile Issues in Teachers` Professional Development - Education and Language Policy in Colombia: Exploring Processes of Inclusion, Exclusion, and Stratification in Times of Global Reform. Education and Language Policy in Colombia: Exploring Processes of Inclusion, Exclusion, and Stratification in Times of Global Reform Políticas educativas y lingüísticas en Colombia: procesos de inclusión, exclusión y estratificación en tiempos de reforma educativa global Jaime A. Usma Wilches* Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia, E-mail: usma@wisc.edu Address: Urbanización Abedules, Calle 40 # 105-146, apto 323, bloque 1, Medellín (Antioquia-Colombia). This paper examines the National Bilingual Program in connection with other education and language reforms in Colombia and some of the processes of inclusion, exclusion, and stratification that accompany current school reforms.

Key words: National Bilingual Program, language policies, education reform Este artículo analiza el Programa Nacional de Bilingüismo en conexión con otras reformas educativas y lingüísticas promovidas en Colombia y distintos procesos de inclusión, exclusión y estratificación que las acompañan. Introduction References. §. 552K 18.4KShare337 When linguists talk about the historical relationship between languages, they use a tree metaphor.

An ancient source (say, Indo-European) has various branches (e.g., Romance, Germanic), which themselves have branches (West Germanic, North Germanic), which feed into specific languages (Swedish, Danish, Norwegian). Lessons on language families are often illustrated with a simple tree diagram that has all the information but lacks imagination. There’s no reason linguistics has to be so visually uninspiring. Also worth checking out is the page before the tree, where she gives a comparison chart of words in the Nordic languages, and illustrates what an outlier Finnish is with the concept of “meow.”

You can order a poster version here. October 23, 2014 - 5:00pm ©2016 Mental Floss, Inc. Lili Bernard: postcolonial art and activism / lili bernard / African Diaspora / afro-cuban / painting / activist art / social art / postcolonial art — Jordanna Matlon. Bernard writes: I am interested in thematically exposing the post-colonial paradigm of suffering and resilience, through a collision of cruelty against compassion and ugliness against beauty. The generational struggle of my family and Afro-Indigenous Caribbean ancestors, coupled with my own personal experiences as a mixed-heritage, Black Cuban immigrant in the United States of America, informs my exploration of the diasporic stain of racism, born of colonialism, and of the unconquerable nature of the human spirit.

La Virgen de Regla-Yemayá, Oil on Canvas, 36”x36" © 2007 by Lili Bernard The Sale of Venus, Oil on Canvas, 96”x72” © 2011by Lili Bernard Carnaval en La Trocha, Oil on Canvas, 72”x60" © 2009 by Lili Bernard Nina Simone in Pallet Knife, Oil on Canvas, 30”x24" © 2011 by Lili Bernard a talented and inspiring woman, fully and powerfully integrating the creative and the activist spirit…check out Bernard’s website to learn more about her and her work.

Via lilibernard.com. Comparative study project of the concept of body in the context of postcolonial studies conducted by Svetlana Fenichel. Body has been viewed as the subject of conquest, control, and manipulation by the states, governments and individuals throughout the history of humankind. Human body has been recreated into ideology by the ruling institution. The idea of its autonomy has been continually challenged. During the colonial regimes body has acquired a distinctly new connotation, being routinely subdued and silenced by the colonizer. Body within the postcolonial discourse has been transformed into a highly-conversed issue. As a result of the conducted research I have discovered a number of startling analogies in the ways the body space is used and translated within the postcolonial studies context. I have examined the role of the body in the context of constructing national and personal identities.

Another portion of my research has been devoted to the subject of celebrity colonialism. How Academia Resembles a Drug Gang. Academic systems rely on the existence of a supply of “outsiders” ready to forgo wages and employment security in exchange for the prospect of uncertain security, prestige, freedom and reasonably high salaries that tenured positions entail. Drawing on data from the US, Germany and the UK, Alexandre Afonso looks at how the academic job market is structured in many respects like a drug gang, with an expanding mass of outsiders and a shrinking core of insiders.

In 2000, economist Steven Levitt and sociologist Sudhir Venkatesh published an article in the Quarterly Journal of Economics about the internal wage structure of a Chicago drug gang. This piece would later serve as a basis for a chapter in Levitt’s (and Dubner’s) best seller Freakonomics. With a constant supply of new low-level drug sellers entering the market and ready to be exploited, drug lords can become increasingly rich without redistributing their wealth towards the bottom.

Academia as a Dual Labour Market Figure 1. Figure 2. Mom Posts Her Breast Milk’s Side-By-Side Pic And It Goes Viral For The Most Beautiful Reason. Around Valentine’s day, mom Mallory Smothers noticed that her baby seemed to be fighting a cold. The Arkansas mom pumped some breast milk in the evening, and again early the next morning, only to find that the milk looked very different. “This is just cuckoo awesome– I read an article from a medical journal not too long ago about how Mom’s milk changes to tailor baby’s needs in more ways than just caloric intake,” smothers posted to Facebook.

“Mom’s body will actually change the milk’s immunological composition, tailoring it to the baby’s particular pathogens by producing customized antibodies” Science backs this up. A 2013 Clinical and Translational Immunology study investigated breast milk and cells that protect the body from infections, and found that the infection fighting cell count went up dramatically when the nursing baby was suffering from an infection. More info: Nature.com | Facebook (h/t: cosmo) Here’s her full explanation: So yall..

Pretty awesome huh?! Abuela Grillo. How Mindfulness Empowers Us. #OscarsSoWhite: how questions of diversity are inextricably linked to taste | Film. The Difference Between a Language and a Dialect. Strolling | ep 1 | black british women, gentrification in london, women's bodies & more. THE END OF DIETS. RSA Shorts - The Power of Empathy. This Tumblr is using dildos to protest against US gun laws. Cenfotec - Photos du journal. Remedios Varo, pintora surrealista (La coleccion mas grande) The Pop Diaspora of M.I.A. "Home" by Warsan Shire - SeekersHub Blog.

Forget Shorter Showers: Why Personal Change Does Not Equal Political Change (2015) Not Liking One's Looks. Here’s what happens when you ask white actors to act whiter. Why Our Conversations About Paris Have Been Broken From the Start. Why Don’t We Feel More Guilty About Eating Animals? GROSSSTADTGEFLÜSTER - FICKT-EUCH-ALLEE (OFFICIAL VIDEO)