Syrian man feeds Berlin’s homeless to repay German hospitality
Nov26

Syrian man feeds Berlin’s homeless to repay German hospitality

In August, Germany made a tremendous show of hospitality when it defied European Union rules and continued to welcome Syrian asylum seekers regardless of their entry point into the political bloc. Since then, Alex Assali, a Syrian man who lives in Berlin, has been setting up meal stations to feed the country’s homeless in an effort to “give something back to German people.” Assali told The Huffington Post that he fled Syria in...

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South Africa: What We Need to Keep the #feesmustfall Movement Alive
Nov10

South Africa: What We Need to Keep the #feesmustfall Movement Alive

Movements are sustained upsurges of people against X. The key word here is “sustained”. Will there even be a Fees Must Fall movement by February 2016? And what will it take to ensure the movement doesn’t fizzle out? ARI SITAS considers. The entire university system in South Africa is in crisis. It calls for clarity of thought and it commands of us to be intellectuals, as opposed to floaters taken by every current of...

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