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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.
Our author and hero hails from the small town of Vista, New York. He currently resides in Washington, DC.
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Muhammad Cohen on media and more
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Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog
Contract-Based Award of Attorneys’ Fees
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Underage Alcohol Enforcement Grant Program
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International Water Law Project Blog
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Community Law Center
What happened at the Liquor Board on October 2, 2014.
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New York Personal Injury Law Blog
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Amman Imman: Water is Life Blog
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Supreme Court Haiku Reporter
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Circuit precedent Not “clearly established” for Habeas relief Opinion
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The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog
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The Enough Project Blog
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Think Africa Press
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Kate and Neil's Awesome Website
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If You Can Read This, You're Lying
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Philly Law Blog
Jordan Rushie joins Randazza Legal Group
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Volume 52 Issue 03
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I edited an article for The New York Times Magazine by Linda Logan on the loss of self in mental illness. Read it here.
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Legal Frontiers: McGill's Blog on International Law
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The source of law recognized in article 38(1)(c) of the Statute of the International Court of Justice, the so-called “general principles of law recognize...
On War and Words
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Top Five Records
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A few Sundays ago, I tried to make a joke comparing the New England Patriots, who play in Foxborough, Massachusetts, to the former governor of that stat...
Wild and Precious
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President of Russia: Dmitri Medvedev's Vlog
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Classical Liberalism Unplugged
The AWEA Blog: Into the Wind
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Prince Of Petworth
Working Towards Peace in Costa Rica
Matthew Santoro | Sojourners: Celebrating 40 Years of Faith in Action for Social Justice
Color in Stereo
Somewhere in England / Under African Skies
Lili is Finding Herself - Maybe She's in Paris!
Construction Law Blog
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The Batobox Imagefeed :: The Final Discourse
Cleantech Litigation Report
Truth About False Confessions
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Let's Burn While We Still Have Nerves
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Reflections from an Emerging Scholar Activist
Brennan-Marquez : Montana
The Latest in Water/Poop Management Technology
The Corrosion of America
For Want of a Drink
Blue is the New Green
Yellow is the New Green
Clean Water - Still Elusive
Millions Drink Tap Water that is Legal, but Maybe Not Healthy
Clean Water Laws are Neglected, at a Cost to Health
Saving U.S. Water and Sewer Systems Would Be Costly
When Heavy Rains Overflow Sewers, Raw Sewage Flows into New York Waters
Queens Studets Sickened, Probably by Contaminated Water
Cleaning the Air at the Expense of Water
Health Ills Abound as Farm Runoff Fouls Wells
How Much Weed Killer is Safe in Your Water Glass?
Hands Off the New York Watershed
Showdown at Indian Point
Cape Cod Waters Polluted with Nitrogen Because of Insufficient Wastewater Infrastructure
EPA Threatens States Over Chesapeake Bay Cleanup
Federal Officials Unveil Blueprint for Great Lakes
Water Use in Southwest Heads for a Day of Reckoning
Tibet's Watershed Challenge
Peruvians Clash Over Irrigation Project
Thirsty Plant Dries Out Yemen
In Nigeria, Oil Spills are a Longtime Scourge
Guinea Worm Eradicated in Nigeria
UN Says Raw Gaza Sewage Poses Danger to Region
How Safe is Your Water?
A Western Water War Slows Some Solar Projects
In a Parched Los Angeles, the Streets Suddenly Run Wet
New York in Need of Public Toilets
"Potty Parity" Bill Would End Structural Discrimination in Federal Workplaces
Another Barrier for African Girls: No Toilet
Poor Sanitation in Haiti's Tent Camps Adds to Risk of Disease
Send in the Latrines!
A Disposable Toilet That Could Help Grow Crops
Maryland's Septic Tank Law to Clean the Chesapeake
Victoria Stops Dumping Untreated Sewage
Toilet-to-Tap Systems Could Preserve Our Water Supply
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
The Pragmatic Incentive for Solar Water Heaters
How to Cook Pasta with Less Water and Energy
Companies Should Disclose Water Footprints
Tibet's Watershed Challenge
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
Serengeti Road Plan offers Prospects and Fears
For Some Bushmen, a Homeland Worth Fighting For
Battle for a Poor Land for Riches Beneath the Soil
Beninois Priest Seeks New Respect and New Practitioners for Voodoo
Tanzanian Albinos in Hiding from Traditional Voodoo Witchcraft Practices
President of the Gambia Sends his Militias on a Witchhunt
Ill Will Towards the French in Former Colonies
Colonial Soldiers Want More From France
Niger's Military Junta Gives Assurances on Democracy
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
Off the Backs of the Children
U.S. Charges 3 Malians in Plot to Smuggle Cocaine and to use Proceeds to Fund Al-Qaeda
Algeria, Mauritania, Mali and Niger to Formulate a Unified Policy on Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb
Alassane Ouattara Wins Ivory Coast Election, Incumbent President Rejects Outcome as "Fraud"
2 Oaths of Office Taken in Ivory Coast
Egypt and Thirsty Neighbors are at Odds over the Nile
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
Don't Send Clothes to Africa
To Save Africa, Reject Its Nations
Conflict Minerals Funding the Congolese War
General Development Stories
A Bottled Water Drama in Fiji
Riches May Not Help Papua New Guinea
Peace Corps Stories
The Alchemy of the Impossible
A Bold New Peace Corps Transcends Party Divide
Whatever Happened to the Promise of 16,000 Peace Corps Volunteers by 2011?
The Gambia Arrests Peace Corps Volunteer for "Undermining President Jammeh's" Illegal Sand Mining Activities
Zac's Favorite Sites
The Enough Project
Mali Health Organizing Project
World Toilet Organization
American Restroom Association
Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing with Soap
Surfers Against Sewage
Potters for Peace
The Lutindi Project
The Solar Cooker Project
Think Outside the Bottle
Ground Water Protection Council
Clean Water Fund
Alliance for Climate Protection
American Wind Energy Association
Alliance of Small Island States
Youth Action International
My Musical Sahebeen
The Elements of Style
Roger Paul Mason
Ten Minute Turns
Jets and Snakes
Rabbi and the Popes
The Bubonic Souls
The Detroit City Police
The Dirty Suits
Okie Weiss & The Murder Ballads
Thurstin 4 More
Leah Randazzo Group
Artists of Miscellaneous Mediums
Depth Charge Theatrical Productions
Bill Taylor's Mindfucking Doodles
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Eve Turow, Writer and Photographer
Hannah Allen's Anti-Colonialist Art
Jason Gursky's Digital Art and Spiritualism
Jennifer Cordle's Photography
Liam Rhodes, Thespian
Lissa Minkel in The New Yorker
Scout Durwood does Theater! Stand-Up! Burlesque!
Teddi Rogers, Artiste!
Uncle Rog's Paintings
The Official Site of Farris Hassan
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The Cholera Outbreak in Haiti 2010
Poor Sanitation in Haiti's Camps Adds Disease Risk
Cholera is Feared in Haiti Outbreak
Haitians Fear Cholera Will Spread to Capital
Port-au-Prince Braces for Cholera Outbreak
Some US Rebuilding Money Finally Headed to Haiti
A Scramble to Get Soap
Haiti's Latest Misery
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_ be min? - where is the _?
_ba - big _
_mugu - _ powder
_ni - little _
_tigi - _ owner
_yuro - _place
a - he/she/it
ala - Allah
alimami - imam
Arabu - Arab
Arabuke - Arab man
bamana - Bambara
bana - disease
bana - done, gone, over
banakise - disease seed (germ)
bara - gourd
bara - work
barake - to work
been - grass
biki - pen
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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