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Elections are the beginning, not the end

I’ve had some time to reflect. And here’s the thing: I never, ever, believed that we can/should “trust” our representatives to do the right thing. We have to MAKE them do it. 402 more words

Class Divide

Desert Contrasts

This is the story of how I wound up in a brothel in Dubai, a series that starts here.

After finishing my meal at the brothel … er, TGI Thursdays, I took a taxi back to the hotel.  670 more words


TGI Thursdays

This is the story of how I accidentally wound up in a brothel in Dubai, part of a series that starts here.

The hostess at TGI Thursdays looked at me like I was an alien, then slowly led me to a table in the center of the restaurant and left me with a menu, which was all in English. 635 more words


HBO and Netflix "tackles" Race and Class

Directed by “Selma’s” Ava DuVernay, “13th” builds a compelling case for how after the Civil War racial division historically served the needs of political elites, and how coded language and policies — including “wars” on crime and drugs in the 1970s and ’80s, respectively — advanced those objectives. 435 more words


What to Watch: 10/03/2016

Our recommendations tonight are practically a treatise on time and morality, both real and imagined. Mondays, amirite?

As a sucker for a good time-travel yarn, I was in for  187 more words

What To Watch

A Conversation sans Intent

A beggar stands with his hand outstretched for alms while a middle-class lady staggers under the weight of her shopping bags (New Delhi, 2015)


The look in his eyes

Our eyes met again.

I hurriedly looked away, while an eerie feeling engulfed me, feeling his eyes still on me. Shuddering as I drove away, I decided once again that I will take the longer route to the bus stop starting tomorrow. 812 more words

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