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Beyond Green Washing – Some Reflections for St. Patrick’s Day

Author: Dr Eilish Dillon, MU Dept. of International Development. These days, it’s cool to be green. We can go green, vote green, green our technology, our campuses, our energy, our policies and politics, economics and food. Green is everywhere, and we might say, nowhere. A hybrid colour of blue and yellow, it is the colour most…

The Ethnic Identity Crisis of First and Second Generation of Immigrants

Author: Lanna El Hussein, BA Erasmus Student (MU Dept. of International Development) Living between two different values, languages and traditions.Trying to fulfill both cultural expectationsand secretly hoping to feel like I am part of both ethnic groups one dayand hoping to get an answer to the question:“Where do I really belong?”Lanna El Hussein Who am…

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