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Poppy power

Maybe it was the headline that made me feel a bit…..uneasy. “The poppy hijab that defies the extremists: British Muslims urged to wear headscarf as symbol of Remembrance” (Daily Mail). 397 more words

Politics

To the Colours! Regimental Flags of the United States Colored Troops

My dissertation supervisor Professor Zoe Trodd asked me to write another short piece that merged my interest in Civil War history with the fact that we are celebrating Black History Month here in the UK. 84 more words

America

Aussie Aussie Aussie

So if you have read the title of the website, you’d know I’m a Zimbabwean native. However, being that I did my primary school, high school and now tertiary schooling in Australia, I think it’s time I just become an Australian citizen. 860 more words

African

THANK YOU ! WE ARE TIRED OF THE OOZING MARDANGI IN OUR POLITICS

The narratives about womanlihood that are suddenly floating around on the political landscape are shocking. Sheikh Rashid calling Bilawal Bhutto Bilo Rani was enraging, and that too in crowds that are talking of a new Pakistan and in the presence of so many women. 612 more words

Pakistan

The evolving acceptance of dual citizenship - LA Times

Peter Spiro on dual citizenship and the question of potential dual loyalties in the US context. Agree with him mostly, and reflects the Canadian approach, but no discussion of where some of the dual loyalty issues lie (e.g, violent extremism, foreign military service): 110 more words

Citizenship

Attention! If your name appears on this list you can receive Spanish citizenship

Here’s a pretty good sign that things are changing at all levels of government. Spain seeks to remedy action taken as far back as 1492.  -LW… 91 more words

Government