White Ambition: Thailand’s Desire to Become Whiter

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Phil America’s privilege as a white man prompted him to learn about the people of Thailand and abroad.

What a Man Does for the Woman He Loves

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This husband takes devotion to a whole new level.

PTSD: The Trauma of Living With Trauma

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It’s called “secondary trauma” — the trauma of living with trauma. For me it’s another morning that I can’t make sense of.

5 Tips For Traveling With Your Loved One

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Travel, especially international travel, can cause friction between even the strongest of couples. Here are a few tips to help avoid the friction and ease it when it comes.

Freedom at Stake in Thailand as Censorship and Hatred Escalate

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The Thai military is cracking down on dissenters and journalists – and some Thais are joining in with hateful nationalist sentiments of their own.

Comparison Fail: Enslaved American Child vs. Enslaved Thai Child

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A recent photo-gone-viral (and the comments it generated) shows we’ve got a long way to go when it comes to understanding slavery and the needs of children.

Making Sense of Three Revolutions With A College Professor and Pretty Great Musician

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Dr. Joel Tannenbaum helps me understand what the hell is going on.

This Video “My Beautiful Woman” Touched My Heart. Strongly.

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Short film made in Thailand for a lingerie company talks about love and reminds us of everyday heroes who we might misjudge. Beautiful.

Sriracha Has Its Own Movie Now

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Jarad Dewing awards the Oscar for “Best Hot Sauce in a Dramatic Role” to… Sriracha.

6 Pieces of Advice about Advice

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Cameron Conaway on the best way to give, receive and respond to advice.

Of Travel & Targeted Ads

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Cameron Conaway on how he immersed himself into new cultures, sometimes at the click of a button.

Today is World Polio Day

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Rotary International’s #EndPolioNow campaign and the ongoing battle to eradicate a debilitating disease.

The Anti-Slavery Movement’s Imagery Problem

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To truly combat human trafficking we must choose and use images wisely.

Until There’s Blood: The Sexual Abuse of Boys in Cambodia

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In Cambodia, sexually abused boys struggle to be believed.

Torture, American Style

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Study concludes that US torture after 9/11 had “no justification” and “damaged the standing of our nation.”

The Grace Hotel

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A former wedding planner observes the sex trade in Bangkok, as well as efforts to free women and children from prostitution.