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Book Review: Kazuo Ishiguro, When we were Orphans

Kazuo Ishiguro is one of Britain’s leading writers, without doubt outstanding. Yet his books are often as frustrating as they’re readable and intriguing. They often seem to inhabit a detailed dream world, but the narrators drift in and out of what seems like dream. 749 more words

Strangeness

Greed, Rubber and Colonialism

Greed is such a human trait which more often wins over others. We could find the examples of it throughout the course of human history. Capitalism is not concerned with human lives, it is however concerned with how much wealth is accumulated. 855 more words

A Soros «Trojan Horse» inside the New Greek Government?

A Soros «Trojan Horse» inside the New Greek Government?

By Wayne Madsen

As Greece celebrates the inauguration of its anti-austerity government, the euphoria should be tempered with a bit of realism. 1,255 more words

Society

Negotiating Culture in Things Fall Apart

Colonialism justifies its excesses by formulating narratives of the colonized, or the native, as “the other”: the primitive, cultureless, violent, and mute or nonsense babbling beast, waiting to be rescued by modern civilization. 3,009 more words

Literature

Maugham's "The Door of Opportunity" as a Colonial Adventure

Adventure stories were extremely popular during the colonization period. Written for boys and largely peopled by male characters, they addressed boys not as readers but as future servants of the Empire. 957 more words

Reality

Black Skin, White Masks

Franz Fanon ( 1986)

Another classic I am long overdue in reading, though I loved Wretched of the Earth and it’s now higher on the list to be read again… 1,746 more words

Books

Carl Hoffman - Savage Harvest (2014)

The disappearance of Michael Rockefeller in New Guinea in 1961 has kept the world guessing for years. Carl Hoffman, in this book chronicles his travels to New Guinea and his attempts to reconstruct the events that led to Michael Rockefeller’s death. 350 more words

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