Ana Sanchez

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Shot by refugees … Exodus, the shocking documentary that puts you on the sinking ship

A groundbreaking new documentary gives cameras to refugees fleeing to Europe. The resulting three-part film takes you with them every step – from suburban flat to leaky dinghy to suffocating container<p>A few hours into Hassan Akkad’s crossing from Turkey to Greece in an overcrowded dinghy, he …

Child slavery primes Syrian kids to become sex workers when they grow up

In Lebanon, short-sighted refugee policies are driving children into slavery and a future of exploitation as prostitutes. In Beirut, Martin Jay sheds …

Human Rights

'Sea Cemetery' Commemorates Syrian Refugees Who Died Trying To Reach Europe

The heartbreaking display is dedicated to the thousands of innocent lives lost.<p>Syrian refugees who've lost their lives fleeing their war-torn homeland have not been forgotten.<p>Last month, 200 floating gravestones appeared off the coast of Turkey in the Mediterranean Sea. Each one, made of styrofoam …

In 2016, who still counts as human?

We face the greatest displacement of humanity in decades — more than 60 million people forced from their homes by war, misery or oppression from …

Africa

6 Books To Give Your Best Friend

<i>Slide these in her bag. Send these to her by snail mail. Read these with her — and discover (once again) why the two of you always have so much to talk about.</i><p>By Michele Filgate

How to Read Intelligently and Write a Great Essay: Robert Frost’s Letter of Advice to His Young Daughter

“The sidelong glance is what you depend on.”<p><i>“Only a person who is congenitally self-centered has the effrontery and the stamina to write essays,”</i> E.B. White wrote in the foreword to his collected essays. Annie Dillard sees things almost the opposite way, insisting that essayists perform a public …

31 Free Writing Contests: Legitimate Competitions With Cash Prizes

When I was about 12, I saw an ad in a magazine for a poetry contest that sounded fancy and impressive, something like “International Library of …

Creative Writing

Writing More Effective Sentences

In this Dutchgirl’s Guide to Becoming a Better Writer, we’ve looked at many issues already. Today, we’re focusing on the very foundation of writing: …

Creative Writing

9 Action-Packed Books More Entertaining Than Any Movie

<i>Originally published on Kirkus</i><p>The story of the Nazis’ international bank robberies (<i>Chasing Gold</i> by George M. Taber), a New York safecracker forcibly turned secret agent (<i>King of the Cracksmen</i> by Dennis O’Flaherty), and a harrowing prison memoir (<i>Guantánamo Diary</i> by Mohamedou Ould Slahi): they are …