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Women are more left than men. A possible explanation why.

Research and analysis have shown that women born after 1955 tend to vote more left than their male counterparts, with the gap between those voting groups widening in a sort of inverse relationship to their age – meaning the younger … Continue reading

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Us and Them

Sorry, this is going to be a long post. TLDR version: We’re all human. Stop thinking in terms of us and them. Earlier today, someone mentioned something about fences, how it’s up to each of us to decide which side … Continue reading

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Smartassing across the Sea

Yesterday, an American friend of mine said how she was tired of Europeans thinking they can solve American problems from across the sea. I know I’m one of those who make her feel that way. I can relate, and I’m … Continue reading

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Giddy Up

This one goes out to everyone who has ever used a tragedy to further their own agenda – and I don’t care what sort of agenda that is, whether it’s heinous or noble, whether I’d support it myself or not. … Continue reading

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Behind the word ‘refugee’…

…there’s Jasmin*. She doesn’t speak or understand German yet, and her knowledge of English consists of about five words.¬†We still try to talk. She wants to find out about me. She gestures at herself, forms a huge belly with her … Continue reading

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Politics. Crap.

When I started this blog, I dedicated a moment to the thought of what to do with it. Promote my books, sure. Promote other writers’ work, of course. Ramble about silly nonsense, most certainly. Support campaigns and stuff? Uh-oh. With … Continue reading

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