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A Combat Veteran Supports Anti-War Music (Fortunate Son at Concert for Valor)

So, I’m busy with a few chores and I catch some banter going on on tv in the background about a supposed controversy over a song some celebrities performed at a big show in D.C. 928 more words

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The kindness of not thanking a veteran

I often take a lot of heat for refusing to go along with the “thank a veteran” sentiment, particularly on holidays such as Veterans Day, but it wasn’t always this way.   810 more words

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A.K.A: Don’t Let Your Patriotism Blind You

© Timothy S. March

Notation: This is part of a collabaration that me and a friend did awhile back…Called “Project Zero”.

National Pride With Tolerance

Ever since our kindergarten days, if not before, we Indians have been drilled to stand to attention and perhaps sing along too, whenever Jana Gana Mana is played. 534 more words

Indian Politics

What Went Wrong With... Our Susceptibility To War-Mongering?

The Government exploits almost anything in order to garner support. The mainstream media exploits and glorifies any news story in order to attain more viewers. This coupling of the corrupt and the unscrupulous has resulted in many incorrectly reported stories which the public have unfortunately bought into, and it takes years for these lies to finally be uncovered. 947 more words

Artwork

Scared not proud of things I didn't choose.

I recently came across a descriptive article about a symposium organised in National Auditorium in Delhi. A symposium organised by right wing conservatives to rewrite the Indian history solely to glorify the leaders who are considered Hindutva propagandists and who in their opinion have been ignored in the history taught in Secular India. 825 more words

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