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Zacstravaganza is written by a law student and aspiring wonk named Zac Mason.
Zac likes to write about law, politics, energy and environmental policy, U.S. foreign policy, trade and development, prog rock and bass guitar.
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Department of Buildings Offsite Folder Request
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All Things Counter Terrorism
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Heal the World: 5 things you can do to save the planet from environmental destruction
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Cool Pulp Fiction T-Shirt
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Green Building Law Blog
Extreme Makeover: EPA Edition
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My Boring Ass Life
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Talk about a cliff hanger…
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Islamic Law In Our Times
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Prime Minister Maliki refused to consider broader power sharing today, describing any attempt to institute it as a "coup" against the constitution. Genera...
Parallel Review and Identifying Circuit Splits
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An interview with Louise Arbour
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Fighting not Talking
South Sudan’s Warring Parties Jockey for Position Crisis Group’s Africa Program staff assembled this Q and A to provide an update on events in South Sudan....
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The Becker-Posner Blog
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Proponents of the use of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in impact evaluation and development research often point out the close link between these t...
Rethinking U.S. Foreign Assistance Blog
Subsequent Compacts Are the Future of MCC
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The Pussywillow is Blooming
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Co-sponsors of Kate Puzey Act who have NOT signed Letter of Support
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The Namby Pamby
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The radio silence, I am sure, has been deafening. For the last three plus months, gone are the attempted humorous musings from my daily struggle to be a su...
Water Conservation Blog
God Pollution: Nature Is My Religion, Earth Is My Temple
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Open Educational Resources Expand Access to Higher Education in the United States
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Rosters are set for Exceptional Seniors hockey game at Ice Hutch
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At Counsel Table
We’ve Relocated, Please Visit Our New Address.
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Investment in local enterprise crucial to tackling poor sanitation
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What Color Is Your Santa?
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California Ships Prisoners Out of State to “Reduce” Its Prison Population
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Rabbi Josh Stanton on the Huffington Post
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World Cup 2014: We Can Calculate the Winners Now. Or Not.
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Factor E Farm Blog
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Ariel Morales: Stone Mason | Specializing in dry stone walls and patios.
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As Bob Sees It
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Quality alligator watch straps can be extremely hard to find, especially if you’re looking to get one at the right price. While physical watch retailers ha...
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Renewable Energy Law News - Week of August 19, 2013
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The Butcher, The Baker and FISA
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One of the annoyances of outdoor activity in the spring and summer is the presence of mosquitoes. Although toxic pesticides are the most widely known metho...
That's What She Said
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Comment is free: Glenn Greenwald on security and liberty | guardian.co.uk
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The Problem With How We Treat Bipolar Disorder
I edited an article for The New York Times Magazine by Linda Logan on the loss of self in mental illness. Read it here.
Weighing in about metrics
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26 Hours in Heaven and Hell
My yoga instructor always leads class with this blessing: May all of the wicked return to good May all who are good obtain true peace May all who are peace...
The Glass-Bottom Blog
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external hard drive
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Last post and closing remarks
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Why They Make Fun of Us?
Arab News reports: Saudi women expressed outrage at Chelsea Handler, the American host of the TV show “Chelsea Lately,” when she swore at Saudi men for bei...
Thinking Liberally, Lauren
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Good Intentions Are Not Enough
The End of Good Intentions
2012 was an extremely emotional and difficult year for me. During this past year I’ve lived in four different states, my mother died, and I got married f...
Don't Frack With NY!
Will New York Base Its Fracking Decision on Science or Politics?
New York officials say the state’s decision on fracking will not be made until after they hear from the three outside experts they’ve hired to help them re...
so, it’s been a while and i’ve been neglecting the blog. there are a lot of reasons for that, but mostly i haven’t done much knitting over the past few mon...
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Jamaican Mi Crazy
As of 2pm Monday October 22nd, volunteers were put on Alert. We'd already received storm updates from our Safety and Security Coordinator, detailing the p...
1. Chinese traders in Malawi now officially confined to urban centers 2. South African movers and shakers for sale to foreign investors? 3. AGOA benefited ...
Every #1 Single (Ever)
Big Girls Don't Cry
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Superpowers That Be
Whedon Brings S.H.I.E.L.D. to TV
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الفكر مش ملك
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refugee : indicators, uncertainty and triggers
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Dan Cluchey on The Huffington Post
Mr. Roberts Rides Again
Where Owen Roberts would ride out the remainder of his tenure untrusted by the left and a traitor to the right, his namesake is well positioned to redeem a p...
Georgetown Law Faculty Blog
Cost-Benefit Jumps the Shark
The Department of Justice's Economic Analysis of Prison Rape by Lisa Heinzerling Despite initial signs suggesting a different path, the Obama Administration ...
Prison Law Blog
Farewell to “Prison Law Blog,” Hello to “Evolving Standards of Decency”
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Peephole on Africa
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If you’re reading this blog, you probably read me over at Mondoweiss, and this won’t tell you anything new. Otherwise, here’s some important website/person...
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I hesitated for a while trying to decide whether or not I wanted to write one last entry. Summing up two years cannot be done. Even trying to pin down ever...
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Legal cases can be divided into three categories, corresponding to the way that law engages with the underlying claim of being-pained: 1. Cases in whic...
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After two years of teaching English to kids, youth and adults, it all came to an end. My adults class had finished two courses and earned certificates, and...
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Today, after two years and four months, we end the experiment that was the Aid Watch blog. We think the experiment was a success. We’ve had a great time bl...
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We (the United States) could upgrade our infrastructure such that we consume 90% less energy, without costing our economy one extra dime. How? We could i...
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Queens Studets Sickened, Probably by Contaminated Water
Cleaning the Air at the Expense of Water
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How Much Weed Killer is Safe in Your Water Glass?
Hands Off the New York Watershed
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Federal Officials Unveil Blueprint for Great Lakes
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Tibet's Watershed Challenge
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Guinea Worm Eradicated in Nigeria
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"Potty Parity" Bill Would End Structural Discrimination in Federal Workplaces
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Maryland's Septic Tank Law to Clean the Chesapeake
Victoria Stops Dumping Untreated Sewage
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Our Water Supply, Down the Drain
Some Animals are Overachievers in Disposing Waste
York, Pennsylvania Selling Fertilizer Made from Waste Treatment Byproducts
Dog Poop Powers Park Lamp in Cambridge
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Companies Should Disclose Water Footprints
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Where Thoreau Lived, Crusade Over Bottles
Venetians Turn to Tap Water
Paris Offers Water With Bubbles, But No Bottles
Recycled Toilet Paper is Less Rough on Old-Growth Forests
Water Sanitation vs. Religious Freedom
E.P.A. Cracks Down on Amish Agricultural Pollution
A Plant That Thrives When Used as a Toilet
California State Assembly Bans Plastic Bags
Nudging Recycling From Less Waste to None
Finding the Best Composter
Chicken Poop Maintenance and Water Pollution Control
A Bottle Bill That Will Rot Your Teeth
Coal Powered Selenium Waste in the Water Supply
Career Opportunities in the Growing Cow Poop Sector
Converting Methane Gas from Manure into Electricity
The Argument Against Manure Methane Gas Electricity
The Story of Bottled Water: Fear, Manufactured Demand and a $10,000 Sandwich
Bottled Water Industry Combats Anti-Green Perceptions with Pretend Journalism
New Diets to Reduce Cow Burps
African Development Stories
African Farmers Displaced as Investors Move In
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For Some Bushmen, a Homeland Worth Fighting For
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Beninois Priest Seeks New Respect and New Practitioners for Voodoo
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President of the Gambia Sends his Militias on a Witchhunt
Ill Will Towards the French in Former Colonies
Colonial Soldiers Want More From France
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Diamond Find Could Lift Zimbabwe, or Bolster Mugabe
Camel Caravans Fading from Salt Trade as Timbuktu Slowly Modernizes
Radical Islam meets a Buffer in West Africa
Malians Protest Women's Rights
Senegal Courts Forbids Forcing Children to Beg
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Alassane Ouattara Wins Ivory Coast Election, Incumbent President Rejects Outcome as "Fraud"
2 Oaths of Office Taken in Ivory Coast
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Lash Land Dries Up, Withering Kenya's Hopes
Cholera Epidemic Follows Drought in Kenya
In Parched Nairobi, Politicians Blamed for Drought Crisis
UN Moves to Avert War over Sudan Partition
Battle to Halt Graft Scourge in Africa Ebbs
China Spreads Aid in Africa, With a Catch
U.S. Violates Law by Granting Visas to Corrupt Equatorial Guinean Oligarch
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To Save Africa, Reject Its Nations
Conflict Minerals Funding the Congolese War
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ala - Allah
alimami - imam
Arabu - Arab
Arabuke - Arab man
bamana - Bambara
bana - disease
bana - done, gone, over
banakise - disease seed (germ)
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bara - work
barake - to work
been - grass
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bileni - red
bo - poop
bobaga - termite
bobara - poop gourd (butt)
bobaraba - big poop gourd (big butt)
boci - poop message (fart)
boda - poophole
bogo - mud
bogo - mud
boke - to poop
bokeyuro - pooping place
boli - to run
bolo - hand
boloko - circumcision
briki - bricks
brikigoshila - brick mason
bubutiga - big monkey
buru - bread
butigi - bodega
butigitigi - bodega owner
ce - man
chaufferke - driver
chenchen - sand
Christien - Christian
ci - message
da - hole, mouth
daba - hoe
deenia - religion
den - child
dence - boy
denmisen - children
denmuso - girl
difle - cup
dinge - hole
dinge - pit
djinnimuri - magic
dogotoro - doctor
dolo - alcohol
donne donne - little by little
dougou - city
dougouboda - city poop hole (exit from a city)
dugutigi - village chief
dumini - food
duminike - to eat
e - you
e be sho dun! - you eat beans! (the only joke in Mali)
e joo ta! - take your vagina and go! (fuck off)
fali - donkey
fali wotro - donkey cart
fato - crazy, crazy person
fen - thing
fereke - to sell
fimma - black
fono - to vomit
foro - field
forro (rolled like in Spanish) - penis
fugula - hat
fugula nafama - important hat (condom)
fura - medicine
furu - to marry
furusirike - to conduct a marriage ceremony
gabakaruw - rocks
garabout - beggar boy
graveli - gravel
homologue - counterpart
islamiya - Muslim
jakuma - cat
jakuma den - kitten
jemma - white
ji - water
jidaga - cistern
joli - blood
jon - slave
jongolo - boner
joo - vagina
jooke - literally, the verb form of "vagina"; to have sex
kaba - corn
kalo - moon, month
kami - guinea hen
kami fen - guinea hen egg
kan - throat, language
ke - man
keni - cooked rice
kise - seed
ko - to wash
koko - salt
kolon - well
kongo - field
kono - bird
kono - stomach
konoboli - running stomach (diarrhea)
kun - to swallow
kunfulanitu - cholera
liburu - book
malo - uncooked rice
mana - plastic
menagiere - carpenter
mi - to drink
mine - to catch
misi - cow
misimarala - cow herder
misiri - mosque
misitigi - cow owner
mobili - car
mobiliba - big car (bus)
moto - motorcycle
muso - woman
n - I/me
na - sauce
nafa - wealth
nafama - important
nege - metal
negeso - bicycle
negesotigi - bicycle owner
nono - milk
ntori - frog
nu - nose
nugu - booger
nuji - nose water (snot)
nyegen - latrine
nyegenji - latrine water
nyo - millet
pele - shovel
pikaxi - pickax
piki - pick
pyu pyu - completely
saga - sheep
salidaga - plastic teapot used for ass washing
sanike - to buy
segele - guinea worm
segeleke - to limp, as though you have a guinea worm coming out of your foot
seneke - to farm
she - chicken
she fen - chicken thing (egg)
shi dinge - shea butter rotting pit
shi tulu - shea butter
sho - beans
shubaga - evil sorcerer
SIDA - AIDS
sinakun - joking cousin
siri - to tie
so - horse
so - house
sogo - meat
sogoni - little meat (little penis)
sogosogo - to cough
solo - parrot
solo - pulley
soon - to fast
soonkalo - fast month (Ramadan)
sugunye - pee
sugunyeke - to pee
sugunyekeyuro - peeing place
sunguruba - prostitute
sungurubatigi - pimp
ta - go, take
tiga - peanut
tigadega - peanut butter
tigadegana - peanut butter sauce
toh - millet goop, Mali's staple food
tokotokoni - dysentery
tonkono - duck
trueli - trowel
Tubabu - white person
Tubabukan - white person language (French)
Tubabuke - white man
tulu - oil
tumu - worm, worms
wara - any kind of mammal
wara ba - big animal (lion)
wara bileni - red mammal (monkey)
wari - money
waritigi - money owner (rich person)
woro - kola nut
wotro - wagon
wulu - dog
wulu den - puppy
wulutigi - dog owner
wuluwulu - wastewater
wuluwuludinge - wastewater pit
yiri - tree, wood
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