Posts Tagged ‘politics’

What Obama’s Win Means To Me

{ Posted on Nov 11 2008 by Bill Zimmerman }
I spent the night of November 4th like most Americans abroad—and indeed much of the world with cable TV, I suspect—watching the election results trickle in until dawn. We were a mix of Americans, Cameroonians and a token Canadian. ...Read More »

Making Every Vote Count

{ Posted on Oct 31 2008 by Bill Zimmerman }
On the eve of this historic presidential election, I thought I’d post an entry about the lengths to which an expat goes to get his ballot counted—and of the people who proved to be indispensable along the way. Awhile back I ...Read More »

Seattle Zoo Genericizing “Africa”?

{ Posted on Aug 21 2007 by Bill Zimmerman }
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Categories : On the road
This story came to me via Dr. Deborah John-Ross, a friend from post and former visiting Fulbright lecturer at the University of Buea.  I decided to share this since it has a personal connection with my hometown of Seattle.  You ...Read More »