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Comparing 'The Square' to the Ferguson, Unity in the African-American Community

I’m sitting here watching Netflix’s The Square which documents the events surrounding the people’s revolution against the corrupt government and military power players in Egypt (mainly Cairo) from 2011 until 2013. 457 more words

Arab Spring

Barcelona Chinatown & Best Asian Food

Though the Chinatown in Barcelona lacks the stereotypical “Chinatown gate”, one must not underestimate the Chinese population here. In fact, the Chinese population is the 3rd largest immigrant group in Barcelona, with more than 17,000 registered residents (the first is Italy and second is Pakistan). 684 more words

Travel

British & of Afro-Caribbean heritage? 7 reasons to vote Conservative

I’ve been asked to speak at the Caribbean Question Time, organised by the Caribbean Council, later this month. Clearly a big question will be “why should black Britons vote Conservative?”, this is an issue I first spoke about at the 2002 Conservative party conference.   365 more words

Race & Culture

Diversity, Trust, Individualism, & Collectivism

Diversity, Trust, Individualism, & Collectivism

Ted Sallis

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Putnam’s work on diversity revealed that increasing diversity not only lowered levels of between-group trust, but also decreased the levels of trust between individuals of the same group. 809 more words

Western Culture

Amsterdam Chinatown

Did you know that Amsterdam’s Chinatown is literally side by side to the Red Light District? I find this fact to be very amusing due to how conservative Asians are (sexually) compared to Westerners. 377 more words

Travel

Links: Blackface and Sono's Apartheid Comment

Update: sign the bilingual petition to Fuji TV to stop the performance on Change.org.

I’ve spent all weekend ranting about the Fifty Shades of Grey,  1,030 more words

Race

What it's like to be Asian in Brazil

I read a Quora question asking about what it’s like to be Japanese Brazilian. I’m very interested in race and immigration, and have been exploring this question for quite some time. 941 more words

Brazil