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1971 in July 2016: Islamism, Neoliberalism, Environmental Colonialism

July of 2016 was a dire month for Bangladesh. First, a terrorist attack in Dhaka. Second, the official signing of the Rampal coal-fired power plant, an Indian-Bangladeshi venture which is set to demolish the natural Sundarbans region of coastal Bangladesh. 2,846 more words


The Burdens of Western Motherhood: Mental Health, Capitalism, Colonialism

What are the nuanced and intersecting burdens unique to motherhood in the West? As a male without children who surely cannot speak for the experiences of women (let alone mothers), I doubt that I am entitled to drive this subject. 2,979 more words


On the virtue of nonparticipation

Three months back, before a friend of mine left for China, the two of us had a light talk like we always had been doing after we finished a day’s worth of work. 373 more words