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Travis Lupick
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Lives in Monrovia, Liberia
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Sick of the Liberals? Nervous about the NDP? Why not vote for a CANDIDATE? The people, you know? Here are the Georgia Straight's picks for the 2013 #bcpoli election. Vote!
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Lucky for the Therapeutics Initiative, B.C. NDP leader Adrian Dix has pledged full support for the drug watchdog. - My latest for the +Georgia Straight.
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after a six-month hiatus, gmail offline is back. for anybody working in the developing world on shitty 3g connections, nothing less than a gift from the gods.
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Feature I had in last Monday's Toronto Star.
Threat to cut aid to countries who persecute gays leaves African government insisting Britain is using aid “to force us to do what we do not want.”
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Fascinating project designed to monitor Uganda's Lord's Resistance Army.
For the past 20 years, one of the world's strangest and longest-lasting conflicts has been unfolding in Uganda. An ambitious new crisis-mapping project, the LRA Crisis Tracker, is working with African...
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The B.C. Ministry of Health and the B.C. Liberal Party have refused to make Health Minister Margaret MacDiarmid available for an interview on the topic for three weeks now. My Latest for the +TheGeorgiaStraight .
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A scathing critique by Glenn Greenwald.
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"Africa currently has one-seventh of the world’s people: just over one billion. But during the rest of the century, the UN agency predicts, this single continent will add an extra 2.6 billion people, more than tripling in population, while all the rest of the world adds just half a billion." -A must-read on the 'seven billion' debate.
Few Africans will say that because it’s too painful to contemplate, and few outsiders will say it because it is politically incorrect. But a lot of people know it.
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This simple story of perseverance, self-reliance, and, ultimately, success, isn’t the kind of thing you read about in international newspapers.
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Very cool #OccupyWallSt project. Check it out.
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Vacation pics from Malawi.
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I've always wanted my own Elephant but my parents would not let me have one. Now my wife won't.
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  • The Georgia Straight
    coordinating editor, present
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Writer. News junkie. Obsessed with music. And I don't sleep very much.
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Coordinating editor with Vancouver's Georgia Straight. Once a writer on the west coast of Africa, mostly working with Al Jazeera English.
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Currently
Monrovia, Liberia
Previously
Blantyre, Malawi - Thimphu, Bhutan - Cairo, Egypt - Montreal, Canada - Vancouver, Canada