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Emotional Suppression is Such an Annoying First World Problem

As much as I blabber on this blog with my random musings and drunk stories that don’t mean anything, I tend to have a difficult time blabbing about my feelings in real life. 1,418 more words

PRESIDENT AQUINO WANTS TO BE THE PHILIPPINES' MARTIN LUTHER KING

MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles) –  May Panaginip Ako (‘I Have A Dream’)! With those words, Philippines’ President NoyNoy Aquino laid out in no uncertain terms what he believes will be his legacy after he leaves office in 2016. 347 more words

International

Fashion or Poverty

With the privileges that come with living in a first world country, it is easy to be obsessed with material things. Fashion is a multibillion leading industry across Europe and other rich countries across the globe. 267 more words

Campaign

Data show men were thrown into a vortex of confusion by the new trend-that's-not-a-trend—the dad bod

It’s that time of the year again—the time someone in the US comes up with a new, seemingly absurd “thing” that then becomes a trend. Last year, … 819 more words

The Power of Context

Hello readers,

With the information age at a peak, and with a vast amount of different opinions and viewpoints that can be presented from a vast amount of people from a variety of countries, it is important to remember the power of context. 602 more words

Let’s live in my country, as it’s better because…

When it comes to planning our future together, the question „where“ comes up as soon as we say future. No surprise, as we deal here with two people from two different countries, even different continents, even different colors of skin. 765 more words

Culture

PIKETTY, STIGLITZ AND WASHINGTON, D.C. (PART I)

PIKETTY, STIGLITZ AND WASHINGTON, D.C. (PART I)

Early last week I went to Barnes and Noble to buy Joseph Stiglitz’s latest book, “The Great Divide, Unequal Societies, And What We Can Do About Them.” I am only about one-eighth through the book and have had my money’s worth and then some already. 949 more words