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Striped

Here is the Introduction of my dissertation, The Othering of Americanized Filipinos in Postcolonial Philippine Short Stories, published in 2012, silliman university, philippines

A phony is fake. 1,204 more words

Philippines

AMERICANISATION

Out, out damn-
nation! I say!
A nation of depravation,
An accumulative system of deprivation
Set in motion by years of segregation.

The ‘Long Fetch of History’ as Lipsitz said, 256 more words

Emotions

Tο θεαματικό 3ο Πανελλήνιο Πρωτάθλημα χορού σε στύλο

Οι κορυφαίοι pole dancers εντυπωσίασαν στην Αθήνα

Δεκάδες αθλητές pole dancing και εναέριοi ακροβάτες, άνδρες και γυναίκες που εξασκούν το χορό σε στύλο σε εθνικό όσο και σε παγκόσµιο επίπεδο, έδωσαν το βράδυ του Σαββάτου ένα μοναδικό σόου αντοχής, ακρίβειας και σωματικής δύναμης στο 3ο Πανελλήνιο Πρωτάθλημα Pole Dancing στο Κολλέγιο Αθηνών. 8 more words

GREECE

“20 Good Reasons to be Anti-American”, by Martin Peltier

Book : Martin Peltier, 20 bonnes raisons d’être anti-américain (20 Good Reasons to be Anti-American), éditions Die, June 2015, 210 pages.

Some might object that this is just knee-jerk anti-Americanism. 681 more words

Book Reviews

The franchise vs. the independents

By Chelsea Haith

In what may be the battle of the decade, in quiet, unassuming Grahamstown, South Africa, capitalism is facing off against community solidarity and small town authenticity as the franchise takes on the independents in a battle of coffee shop supremacy. 787 more words

Personal

FREE HEALTH CARE IN THE UK - A PROMISE THAT NOBODY REMEMBERS

The internet is full of reports that ‘Some doctors in England are being offered thousands of pounds to cut the number of patients being sent to hospital’, with many such reports carried in ‘White-Anglo-Saxon-Protestant’ (WASP) countries, see, for instance, chicagodarpan.com. 776 more words

Americanisation

# Day 112 (Our willing Americanisation)

Last weekend we enjoyed a novel experience…attending the local city edition of Comic Con along with our son and daughter-in-law. There was much excitement and eager anticipation among the crowd milling around the venue as with childlike glee people were trying on the props and other merchandise associated with their preferred comic/TV show/ movie characters. 404 more words

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