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Meet the Akha tribes of Northern Laos

A young woman with a peculiar headdress enters the smoky dark room. She brings in a big tray covered with breakfast dishes: fried morning glory, fried noodles, a bamboo woven basket filled with steamy sticky rice, some chicken, and the homebrewed whiskey! 1,217 more words


International Roma Day

Written by Anita Orav,

Since 1990, 8 April has been marked every year as International Roma Day, providing an opportunity both to discuss the situation of Roma, and to celebrate Romani culture. 579 more words


By Mimi Brown

The question of democracy in Israel/Palestine is perhaps one of the most contentious questions regarding the concepts of empire and state legitimacy of modern history. 2,247 more words

Deconstructing Empires Fall 2016

It's almost like Salem all over again...

The entire world seems like it has been thrown into pandemonium the past year or so, right?

Around this time a year ago, I felt a shift in energies that even most of my witch friends  across the hemisphere have felt. 446 more words


Diversity of the BL

As a sort of brief follow-up to my previous piece on the British Library, which took a subjective glance at the philosophical, political, and racial undertones of the government establishment, I decided to conduct a short survey so as to gauge more objectively my observations. 605 more words


Attitudes are changing and diversity makes a difference

It’s February and somehow we all survived (or should I say cried) at Trump’s inauguration. We now brace ourselves for Brexit negotiations. On the positive side there have been glimmers of hope for the… 968 more words

Liberal Democrats

Black is beautiful, Black is Gold.

When I first found out that I was moving to England, I was more excited than anything, and I’m sure pretty scared too. I was about to say goodbye to all my friends, my relatives, and the only world I’ve known up until that point. 856 more words