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Even the graffiti can’t undo the light over Athens. It bathes the city in a serene glow
By James Jeffrey
What happened to the all-embracing, welcoming spirit emanating from the Electric Forest?
Staten Island offers the spiritual antonym to elitist performances such as the Met Gala and the Oscars that peddle a distortion of American life
I wouldn’t envy anyone fighting in that terrain against a tenacious, vigorous people defending their beloved homeland
The Camino de Santiago is no normal pilgrimage
What should the US do about the Tigray crisis?
I moved constantly between cheap hostels and lived out of plastic shopping bags
The bloody horrors that have waylaid Iraq since the 2003 invasion obliterate thoughts of its glorious past
Does our society spark joy?
‘You can go to Hell, but I am going to Texas,’ said Davy Crockett. I think he had a point
We downed jugs of turbo, a popular Ethiopian concoction of white wine, beer and Sprite
By a British veteran of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts
The insurgents did the sensible thing and left before our armored column arrived
An upbeat campaign against cynical times
From a veteran of Afghanistan and Iraq
Tough times for tenacious Tigray
The Ethiopian question
Staten my preference
Down Santiago way
Addicted to Addis
Souvlaki with graffiti
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