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Kashmir and narrow nationalism

Recently, many on social media are sharing pictures of people holding Pakistani flag from Kashmiri separatist leader’s rallies asking accountability to Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) led Indian Government for the kind of nationalism they represent. 581 more words

Democracy

Human rights are women's rights.

Last week on Facebook I referred to the fact that I had been sick after drinking copious amounts of wine; 23 of my 259 ‘friends’ liked the comment. 183 more words

Feminism

Repression in Zhang Xiaogang’s “Comrade”: The State, The Individual, and The Psyche

Zhang Xiaogang’s “Comrade” undoubtedly deals with the repression of the individual as a result of the hegemonic culture present in China. This is of no surprise as the totalitarian forces of the Chinese state have made it difficult to distinguish the line between the individual and the masses, in an attempt to normalize deindividuation in an Orwellian fashion. 2,413 more words

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Spitting giants by Lauren Ebanks

We are snapping beasts
crawling blindly through filth
and digging our fork
tongues into starved earth.

We are pitiful monsters. Weak
and starving as we drain… 59 more words

Poetry

Oppression

Oppressor: “All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.”

Oppressed: Whatever do you mean? We are all equal on this earth, we must learn to live together… 378 more words

Life

Photos: Forbidden from riding bikes, fearless Afghan girls are skateboarding around Kabul

Australian skateboarder Oliver Percovich created the non-profit Skateistan in 2007, a grassroots project that connects youth and education through skateboarding in Afghanistan. The organization, which has since grown to an award-winning international NGO, caught the attention of London-based… 244 more words

dynasticqueen reblogged this on Manuscript. Head. Drawer. and commented:

My hat is off to my fearless Afghan sisters. (Please comment under the original thread. Thank you!)