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High Fashion

Cannabis Couture.

Two words that are often not paired together. Yet in this day and age more and more people are indulging in each one. Living in California my whole life, I’ve seen the two worlds evolve into more pronounced sectors each year. 95 more words

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Australia: A post-christian society with a pre-christian understanding?


This year marks a century since the ANZAC landing at Gallipoli in 1915 during World War I. Australians demonstrated large respect, remembrance and commemoration of these brave soldiers by attending dawn services and marches around the nation in unprecedented numbers. 819 more words

Culture

Tuesday Open Thread: Tony Winners of the 1950's

We continue with Tony Winners for Best Musical during the 1950’s.

1952: The King and I

The King and I is a musical, the fifth by the team of composer Richard Rodgers and dramatist Oscar Hammerstein II. 543 more words

Politics

From the Footnotes: Race, Nationality, and Empire

We have more to say than space allows about ‘race’ and ‘community’ as an imperial organizing category, especially in the British Empire, and about complex transformations and incongruities in decolonization as plural, hierarchical fields of multiply ‘races’ and ‘communities’ were constituted into new nation-states.

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Political Thought

Celebrating freedom and liberty with Polish kielbasa and dancing Highlanders

We spent the weekend celebrating May 3rd/Polish Constitution Day. We went to a very small lawn program at the House of Poland at Balboa Park where we watched a Polish Highlander’s folk dancing group, Tatry, perform. 207 more words

Culture

Lakshmi, a woman who wants to discover the world and beautiful Valparai 

Lakshmi is eighteen. She’ s still at school. Another year, then she wants to go to university – if possible at Coimbatore, a four hours trip from here. 717 more words

India

History, intertextuality, and how Barack Obama has influenced Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., not the other way around.

Historians are typically adamant that present-day events cannot be used to interpret the past. I would basically consider myself a follower of this school of thought. 725 more words

Thoughts And Perspectives