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20 blogs about Countries, states, towns, etc..

  1. Africa Is a Country
    …a site of opinion, analysis, and new writing on and from the African left. More info

    United by football?
    At the Euros, the French national football team isn’t talking about football, but the threat posed by a resurgent, xenophobic right-wing in Europe. Photo by Alice Triquet on Unsplash France’s Kylian Mbappé, Ousmane Dembélé and …
    By Maher Mezahi, 1,363 words
    Separating signal from noise. By Amit Uttamchandani. 🇧🇧 More info

    Barbados Fuel Price Update for December 2022
    NOTE: Hello There! It’s been a while since my last fuel price update (Aug 2022 to be exact). Since then, there have been several fuel prices changes in Barbados. So, I’ll be adding new fuel …
    By Amit Uttamchandani, 62 words
  3. Constitutionally Speaking
    By Pierre de Vos. 🇿🇦 More info

    Zuma’s MK party may be litigiously backing itself into corner with doomed urgent application
    The election of the President will not be derailed by the urgent application lodged with the Constitutional Court on Tuesday by the MK party. The National Assembly will convene for the first time on Friday …
    By Pierre De Vos, 1,459 words
  4. Dutch Genealogy
    Find your ancestors from the Netherlands. By Yvette Hoitink. 🇳🇱 More info

    Yvette Hoitink, MLitt!
    Yvette Hoitink, MLitt, CG, QG Today I graduate with a Master of Letters in Family and Local History from the University of Dundee. My grades allowed me to graduate with Distinction, the highest award that …
    By Yvette Hoitink, 471 words
  5. EJIL: Talk!
    Blog of the European Journal of International Law. More info

    Compliance and Accountability Mechanisms in the 2024 Revisions to the WHO International Health Regulations (2005)
    Since the COVID-19 virus first emerged in China in late 2019 there have been many high-level reviews of how the world could better have tackled this devastating episode, including the report of the Independent Panel …
    By Caroline Foster, 2,807 words
  6. European studies blog
    Discover the British Library's extensive collections from continental Europe and read news and views on European culture and affairs. 🇬🇧 More info

    Miracles and Fairy Tales: some German Football Stories
    It’s generally acknowledged that success in major sporting events can boost a nation’s morale, and that even those uninterested in the sport itself may on such occasions be carried along by the enthusiasm of their …
    By European Studies, 58 words
  7. Europe by Rail | The Definitive Guide
    Exploring Europe by rail is easy and enjoyable. By Nicky Gardner, Susanne Kries. 🇩🇪 More info

  8. Freewheeling France
    Cycling in France and velotourisme including bike routes, cycling books and information on French cycling holidays. By Lyn. 🇫🇷 More info

    Ventoux Cycling Holidays
    So you want to ride Ventoux? If you need a little support, I'm now offering a bespoke service to help you arrange your Ventoux cycling holiday. Here's how I can help.
    By Lyn, 34 words
  9. Frog in a Well
    The primary purpose … is to promote more communication between those studying and researching in places like the United States with those in other places such as Japan. 🇬🇧 🇺🇸 More info

    Teaching from the test -Chat GPT edition
    One thing that I did in my final exam for Rice Paddies this Spring was to ask them to compare how how Wikipedia and Chat GPT did at explaining terms that in the past would …
    By Alan Baumler, 319 words
  10. John Quiggin
    Commentary on Australian and world events from a socialist and democratic viewpoint. 🇦🇺 More info

    Monday Message Board
    Another Monday Message Board. Post comments on any topic. Civil discussion and no coarse language please. Side discussions and idees fixes to the sandpits, please. I’m now using Substack as a blogging platform, and for …
    By John Quiggin, 62 words
  11. Melbourne on Transit
    A blog about the service aspects of public transport in Melbourne, Australia. By Peter Parker. 🇦🇺 More info

    What has Victoria's Bus Plan really achieved?
    Last week I noted that Victoria's Bus Plan had turned three. I said then that implementation had stalled. This is especially for its most passenger-significant component dealing with networks and services. Warning signs that the …
    By Peter Parker, 2,720 words
  12. Montreal City Weblog
    Threatening national cohesion since 1847! By Kate Mcdonnel. 🇨🇦 More info

    Police to redeploy community squads
    Quebec cut off funding for the SPVM’s community policing (ECCR) squads earlier this year, but the force itself is going to deploy them again in nine boroughs starting in September. But this article suggests that …
    By Kate, 53 words
  13. Niklas's blog
    By Niklas Pivic. 🇸🇪 More info

    Swedish politics in 2023
    The Tidö party leaders. Photograph by Tom Samuelsson - Eget arbete, CC BY-SA 4.0, Marcus Larsson, with the think tank Balans, has recently published an audit that shows how elected politicians in Stockholm are …
    2,628 words
  14. Palestine Chronicle LIVE BLOG
    …a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to educate the general public by providing a forum that strives to highlight issues of relevance to human rights, national struggles, freedom and democracy…. 🇵🇸 More info

    GAZA LIVE BLOG: Cuba Joins South Africa in ICJ Case | US to Support Israel against Hezbollah | New Tent Massacre in Rafah – Day 260
    By Palestine Chronicle Staff The Cuban Foreign Ministry announced that Havana will join South Africa in its case against Israel before the International Court of Justice. CNN cited US officials as saying that the Biden …
    326 words
  15. Pants On Fire
    The questionable activities of William J. Denby and his band of grifters in the city of Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, Canada. 🇨🇦 More info

    Monday Update
    We Get LettersDid I tell you that Bill has been emailing me? I've gotten three so far. The first one I didn't even notice for over a week because it went straight into my spam …
    By Kawartha Lee, 1,082 words
  16. The Scholar's Stage
    A forum to discuss the intersections of history, behavioral science, and strategic thought, with an emphasis on East and Southeast Asian affairs. By Tanner Greer. 🇺🇸 More info

    Xi Jinping’s Plan to Save China Through Science
    Does China have a plan to save its wobbly economy? Last week in Foreign Policy I argued that it does—but not the sort of plan most Western economists are comfortable with. Western analysts blame slowing …
    By T. Greer, 151 words
  17. Southeast Asia construction, transport, and infrastructure
    Transport and urban development in Southeast Asia. By James Clark. 🇻🇳 More info

    Makassar MRT: A proposed urban rail transit system in South Sulawesi
    The Makassar MRT is a proposed urban rail transit system in Makassar, South Sulawesi. It’s also known as the Mamminasata Urban Rail Transport (the name of the Makassar metropolitan area), and it’s also being referred …
    By James Clark, 689 words
  18. Taiwan Quest
    A blog about moving to Taiwan in 2023. By Shi Zhen-Kang. 🇹🇼 More info

    Taiwan’s problematic personal care items
    My nearest supermarket’s a 10-minute walk away, but I have my groceries delivered about half of the time. Summer’s hot and delivery’s free, so it’s an easy choice.But I usually buy personal items in-store, using …
    By Zhen-Kang, 456 words
  19. TokyoDev | Articles
    Helping international software developers start and grow their career in Japan. By Paul McMahon. 🇯🇵 More info

    Job Hunting as a Junior Developer in Japan
    One word: satisfaction. This is how I could accurately describe my feelings when I achieved my dream of finding a software engineering job in Japan. But my dream had almost turned into a nightmare, as …
    By Ismael Rekik, 2,109 words
  20. Victorian Paris
    Life in 19th Century Paris. By Iva Polanski. More info

    Syphilis: The Scourge of the Victorian Era
    Caution: This post contains graphic images. . Syphilis, a sexually transmitted infection caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum, first became a widespread problem in Europe during the 15th century. It reached epidemic proportions in the …
    By Iva P., 1,057 words