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Learning to Divide the World

As the Europeans began their exploration, their main discovery was essentially how wrong they were and how little they knew. You would hope they would use this shock to be humbled and learn from those around them. 550 more words

Being Active

We must acknowledge, not celebrate, our colonial history

Colston Hall, a renowned music venue and concert hall in Bristol, is once more the target of a petition to have its name changed. Colston Hall was named after Edward Colston, a rich official of the Royal African Company, which held the monopoly on slave trading in Britain during the 17th and 18th century. 44 more words

Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad

“Conrad’s narrator Marlow, a seaman and wanderer, recounts his physical and psychological journey in search of the infamous ivory trader Kurtz: dying, insane, and guilty of unspeakable atrocities.

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Literature

Day 335: Feminism

It’s hard to take a stand,
When these legs are rooted in
foundations missing half
their (her)story.

© Manivillie Kanagasabapathy

Poem

Democrats Have Only Themselves To Blame For Trump

Mr. Harsanyi has some good points here. I just heard that Ms. Clinton was one of the worse candidates ever to be the candidate of the party. 1,011 more words

Documentary

Refugees, Western Governments and Me

“WAR is a racket. It always has been. It is possibly the oldest, easily the most profitable, surely the most vicious. It is the only one international in scope. 1,413 more words