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“Expats” and the bigoted lexicon of travel

Yesterday, I stumbled across a rather disturbingly misinformed infographic on a travel website. It’s question: “What type of expat are you?” The organized chart went on to list the ten only possible types of expats, using graphic design that was the stuff of the design-conscious blogosphere’s wet dreams – think artfully blurred photos of twentysomethings…

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What a village on the Jordanian-Syrian border can teach us about brotherhood

Earlier this year, I visited the tiny village of Dafyaneh, Jordan, a small cluster of cheaply built limestone homes huddled together against the rain, less than a mile from the Syrian border. To the al-Issa, a local tribe that has inhabited the area in and around Dafyaneh for hundreds of years, that border never even existed…

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