Outsiders in the revolution: is there a rubber bullet with our name on it?

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As foreigners in foreign lands, when is their fight our fight?

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Reacting to taboo: how avoidance can make us complicit

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Taboo’s unintended cloaking effect: we banish from our thoughts the most unimaginable human acts, making us blind to them in our midst.

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Decomposing self: misplacing your most valuable expatriate possession

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Life abroad can test our sense of self. Realizing we’re part of an adventuress continuum can restore it.

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The expat divide: digital world citizens bridge an opportunity gap

Expatriatism is often a life apart. So how does a writer abroad get up to speed and compete in her home market?

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Ring my bell: finding resonance with hybrid creatives

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What comes first, the hybrid self or the hybrid life? Are our most resonant peers made or born?

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Reading travelers: find your historical context

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Cultural wisdom historically pools at the intersection of women and travel

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Who owns polish, and is accessibility superficial?

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Who owns polish? Growing up in a countercultural town, the presentation of Madison Avenue and Hollywood seemed like subversive tools of the establishment.

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The shelfless: expat books ‘don’t exist’

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Unsupported by the book publishing establishment, this expat publisher pushed her business idea aside for fifteen years.

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Monster brawl: when Gagaism meets totalitarianism

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Lady Gaga urged the Czech audience to get up and dance on the 21st anniversary of the Velvet Revolution. But totalitarianism lives on in Prague.

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