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Brent Tories support alleged 'Butcher of Gujerat'

Gardiner's support makes headlines in IndiaIn  September 2013, Brent North Labour MP, Barry Gardiner, faced the wrath of demonstrators at Brent Civic Centre LINK, over his controversial invitation to Narendra Modi, to address the House of Common...
by wembleymatters on Feb 27, 2014

A Misguided Argument About Anti-Semitism

(This essay originally appeared in the Algemeiner on February 11, 2014.) In the Wall Street Journal of February 3, Harvard’s Ruth R. Wisse published an Op-Ed titled “The Dark Side of the War on ‘the One Percent.” In the article, Wisse argues...
by the sad red earth on Feb 18, 2014

Manila Rush Endless Runner Game

I think I mentioned in my previous blog entry that Anino Games has launched an endless runner game during the Manila Game Jam 2014 at the Globe Labs. It's been 10 years since Anino's first game, Anito, was released. It was actually the game that m...

My “Kunwar Amar Fiasco” and Republic Day Reflections

I have been debating whether or not I should write this post, but eventually I decided to go ahead with it. There is no point in holding back on one’s opinions, right? So, before I start off, Happy Republic Day, India; how’re you feeling?
by Scepticemia on Jan 26, 2014

Mandela, Churchill and the War for the Future

By Patrick J. BuchananBy their heroes shall you know them.In his eulogy, President Obama put Nelson Mandela in the company of three other heroes: Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, and Abraham Lincoln.What did these men have in common? Three were...
by SUNLIT UPLANDS on Dec 27, 2013

We Are One: A Seminar for the Benefit of Yolanda Survivors

On December 7, from 9AM to 5PM, there will be a LEARNING event for the benefit of Yolanda survivors. I personally think this is like hitting two birds with one stone: LEARNing more while HELPing others. Here is the schedule of topics: 09:00am...

FIRST TERRORIST OF INDEPENDENT INDIA

Time to remember that Godse might be dead but the danger of Godse’s worldview gaining further legitimacy exists. -Subhash Gatade …Government have, however, noticed with regret that in practice members of Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh have not a...
by hastakshep on Nov 17, 2013

How you can help Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda victims

We had heard when Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) would be arriving, but I guess we weren't prepared for what it would leave in its wake. For quite some time, we heard nothing about the areas that it hit because it caused a media blackout. It wasn't until I...

Fools are my theme

Ah... It feels so fresh to be here after months of distractions and all the so called liabilities. Coming back here is as cool as the morning breeze that I have always desired for. Well, when demand soars, supply has to be revamped. So here I am with...
by Manish Singh Rathore on Oct 20, 2013

Let us understand there is no uniform Hindu culture

Ram Puniyani Identity issues are at the fore in current times. Those basing their politics on the identity issues have lot of assertions about who the ‘others’ are. There is a constant on-going attempt to assimilate them in the umbrella of their...
by hastakshep on Sep 12, 2013

DIL HAIN HINDUSTANI..

Reminiscing childhood days and getting nostalgic in the process can often occupy you at times.Come 15th August and India would be celebrating its 66 years of Independence. Sights of few dukaans having enthusiastically displayed tirangas (of various s...
by Maze of my thoughts on Aug 14, 2013

Congress, Dirty Minds and Hangdogs

As the story goes, an anatomy professor once asked his class to ‘name the part of the human anatomy that can expand to eight times its normal size’. A student in the first row blushed and protested at such a question being asked in a mixed class.
by VOXINDICA on Jul 29, 2013

East West

(first published in Stoney Thursday) I sit in an Indian restaurant sheltering from the wet embrace of a Dublin summer’s day served by the three great book religions, and mediate my place in this great scheme. May be subject to copyright.
by dublinepost on Jul 13, 2013

Do straight lines really cause civil wars?

Part of the legacy of colonialism is a lot of straight lines on maps, especially in Africa and the Middle East. The colonial powers drew up those lines for administrative convenience and geopolitics, and didn't care that they often split up ethnic gr...
by Screeds and Quibbles on Jul 2, 2013

Culturally Powered as Juan

Half a century of oppression had passed. Bloody battles and colonization left the land. For several years of freedom he was robed in blue as royal as the peaceful sea. His lips are tainted by scarlet red marks of patriotism and valor. He is that ‘t...
by The KEVINCIBLES on Jun 18, 2013

Culturally Powered as Juan

Half a century of oppression had passed. Bloody battles and colonization left the land. For several years of freedom he was robed in blue as royal as the peaceful sea. His lips are tainted by scarlet red marks of patriotism and valor. He is that ‘t...
by The KEVINCIBLES on Jun 18, 2013

Statistics and identity

A new poll offers some curious findings about nationalism and regional feeling in Spain.
by Iberosphere on Jun 6, 2013

‘Get back tae England!’

The danger of the campaign for Scottish independence becoming associated with anti English racism is becoming increasingly apparent. On two separate occasions within a matter of months – involving first Iain Duncan Smith and most recently UKIP’s...
by Socialist Unity on May 18, 2013

My Voting Philosophy

Voting has always been quick and easy in my precinct. I don't remember experiencing a time when queues are long and disorganized. I suppose it also helps that I already knew who to vote for. I take these things seriously, as a person who firmly beli...

The Boston Terrorists and Their Imaginary Kinship with Chechnya

The Tsarnaev brothers have little to do with Chechnya. They have spent most of their life in the United States and their connection to Chechnya is on the basis of an imaginary kinship with an ethnonational group. The brothers have been described as &...
by Peace and Conflict Politics on Apr 27, 2013


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