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About jasminatesanovic

Jasmina Tešanović (Serbian: Јасмина Тешановић) (born March 7, 1954) is a feminist, political activist (Women in Black, Code Pink), translator, publisher and filmmaker. She was one of the organizers of the first Feminist conference in Eastern Europe "Drug-ca Zena" in 1978, in Belgrade. With Slavica Stojanovic, she ran the first feminist publishing house in the Balkans "Feminist 94" for 10 years. She is the author of Diary of a Political Idiot, a war diary written during the 1999 Kosovo War and widely distributed on the Internet. Ever since then she has been publishing all her work, diaries, stories and films on blogs and other Internet media.

Designing in San Diego

a talk show http://imagination.ucsd.edu/_wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Episode-06-Designing-the-Future.mp3

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Women from East Europe

“A Serb makes a good wife: she can pull the cart out of mud.” That old Serbian proverb, its genius author has no name.    It’s like the earthy quip from a hospital that I once heard in real life; … Continue reading

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Luxury Open Source

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Milosevic, Berlusconi, Trump

I saw it coming, for the past ten years, at least. I saw small Trumps rising and tramping around, first timidly, then bravely, and finally boldly. Until Donald Trump got elected. I saw the same thing happening in Serbia and … Continue reading

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In Bed with the Exotic Enemy

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Chandler on the Beach

He was walking here, I can almost hear his steps. A troubled, unhappy British scholar, a fake Brit. A parvenu American, a closeted gay, a mom-dependent womaniser, and a pulp fiction icon. Raymond Chandler walked the beach of La Jolla, … Continue reading

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Maker Faire Rome 2016

The school kids were sitting on the pavement at the Roman fairground, eating their sandwiches, supervised by a few teachers and behaving really well.    They all came to the Maker Faire to learn  to do something with their hands, … Continue reading

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