Spin the Globe with Justin Butner

A world citizen may provide value to society by using knowledge acquired across cultural contexts.

Devastation in Real Time

I wrote the majority of this immediately after the 2016 US election. The emotions in it are those of someone still in the throes of processing what had just happened. … Continue reading

January 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Wedding in Luang Namtha

The wedding party was a small one. Only about 500 people in total. This, after all, was only the party they were throwing out of tradition. The bride and groom … Continue reading

November 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lao Time

The concept of Lao Time might not be automatically familiar, but the concept of Island Time or Tropics Time probably is. The version in Australia, Northern Territory (NT) Time sums … Continue reading

October 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Oscillations in a New Situation

Don’t look back hoping for the same, Cause from where I’ve come I’ve changed. –The Herd – A Thousand Lives It may come as little surprise that a fundamental shift in … Continue reading

September 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Obama and Our Legacy in Laos

This week President Obama made a historic visit to Laos, the first of any sitting US President. This visit is long overdue given the amount of American military personnel involvement … Continue reading

September 8, 2016 · 3 Comments

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