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Tuesday Throwback: This Rocker Hates Suburbia And The Bourgeoisie, But He Really Loves Ally Bank!

Singing about how you love your bank is about as not ragin’ as it gets, even if it’s a sentiment that’s from the heart. It is cool that he’s so enamored with Ally Bank. 20 more words

Tuesday Throwback

Les Raboteurs de Parquet

“Vulgar Subject Matter” was how this painting was first perceived by the judges of ‘The Salon’

A depiction of the working class, not fully clothed, while not even attempting to beautify the nude. 92 more words

Art

On Bake Sales and Saving the World.

Before reading further, you should probably know that I am a cynic. To involve myself in anything which attempts the grandiose task of the betterment of a society involves ignoring the very loud and pessimistic voice inside my head. 601 more words

Capetown

50 years ago

China launched the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution that shaped and changed millions of people’s lives.

When Mao Zedong decided to purge his ideological competition within the party, the whole country got involved. 1,004 more words

X&Y

The Young and The Rich: Activism in a Divided Cape Town

There is a political awakening going on amongst the youth of Cape Town. Students and young professionals are pursing a social consciousness which prioritizes the needs of others over themselves. 768 more words

Capetown

Society and Technology in Urban France by Joel Raucy

The book being discussed is called Bel-Ami, and the author is Guy De Maupassant.  This book is a fictional novel, however it gives great insight to how people lived in urban France.   856 more words

Fiction

Bel-Ami by Luna Jean-Pierre

French author Henri Rene Albert Guy de Maupassant was born in France in the northern county commonly known as Haute-Normandie. Both of his parents were from wealthy families and though they separated when Guy was quite young, his mother made certain that he got a well-rounded and… 1,004 more words

Fiction