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Book Review: The Traitor Baru Cormorant

I think this might be one of the most important books I’ve ever read. Forget that “genre fiction” disclaimer, this is the real deal. I don’t even know what to say. 352 more words

Fantasy

Puerto Rico: A Country or a Colony?

It appears that the legacy of colonialism has not been completely exorcised from Caribbean society. Puerto Rico has been under the rule of the United States (US) since 1898, and today, Puerto Ricans are rising up against what many consider a blatant attempt at neo-colonialism and furtherance of systemic inequalities through the continuation of total political and economic dependence. 994 more words

Caribbean

European Colonial Shipping-(~1750s) w/video

Colonial Britain was known for its Navy. The UK is surrounded by water, and must have ships for a strong defense, as well as trade of goods to make money in the new world, America. 192 more words

Politics

Where the Mind is Without Fear >> Tagore

Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high
Where knowledge is free
Where the world has not been broken up into fragments… 64 more words

Indian Writing In English

Our Casuarina Tree >> Toru Dutt

LIKE a huge Python, winding round and round
The rugged trunk, indented deep with scars,
Up to its very summit near the stars,
A creeper climbs, in whose embraces bound… 397 more words

Indian Writing In English

The European Space Agency and the Spirit of the Moon

Did you hear the one about the art that went to the moon? If not, you probably haven’t heard about the latest plans of the European Space Agency (ESA). 1,074 more words

Art

F--king p---ed off

Don’t f–king p— me off today or you’ll have it I assure you.

That little b–ch started it all today, don’t pop in and out of my life and slate me b–ch, say I “don’t have a good attitude” and that I’m abusive from start to finish. 141 more words

Random Rubbish