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bruce-douglas-reeves's picture
Nov.26.2012
             The “meek shall inherit the earth.”  That’s the promise, but through human history it has not proven true, especially during the past hundred years.  The punishing treaties after the violence of World War One led to...
john-wilcock's picture
Aug.12.2009
 Top of my heroes  list is a woman, Burma’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi who has not been allowed to fulfill the post to which she was elected almost 20 years ago by the brutal army generals who seized power to negate a landslide election in her favor. To many people she’s a Mandela for the 21st century...
kyi-kaung's picture
Aug.05.2009
I am always worried I will run out of paper or pencils and pens, money or brain matter before I die. As an immigrant, I have only my memories to stand on, and so I am worried about my writing. As a political dissident, I can't go home to Burma anytime soon, as long as the present junta stays in...
kyi-kaung's picture
Jul.25.2009
http://www.amazon.com/Language-New-Century-Contemporary-Poetry/product-r...   Norton Anthology -- Language for a New Century- I translated the poem Desert Years by Tin Moe from the Burmese. However, my own Eskimo Paradise was originally written in English, which is my primary language. The...
kyi-kaung's picture
Jul.09.2009
http://www.upiasia.com/Politics/2009/07/08/burma_and_ban_ki-moon_the_end...
farzana-versey's picture
May.21.2009
Aung San Suu Kyi exudes tranquility. The power of still waters that can create such variegated images with a mere ripple. The only way one can admire her is silently. Her trial has begun. Important people from several countries have congregated. She thanks them and apologises she cannot meet them...
kyi-kaung's picture
Apr.29.2009
I just left this on the Irrawaddy magazine site: For Burma, there already is a well articulated vision for Democratic Transition, being put together with the help of international scholars, the National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma (the democratic government in exile) and the NLD (The...