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Oh Nationalism!

It was a sweltering afternoon, when I stood next to the gigantic gates of Wagah Border – an enthralling place which separates the two nations: India and Pakistan. 408 more words

Non Fiction

Could You Be Any Dumber? A Rant Against the “If You Don’t Like America, then Leave” Argument.

Have you ever heard a rabid nationalist give the “well, if you don’t like American, then you can get out” argument? Of course you have! 755 more words

America

Jingoism by Blair Gaulton

Jingoism
Jingoism is a quicksand that swallows all sensibility.
(C)BJG(Blair Gaulton)Aug 2015

Poetry

President Obama Follows in Footsteps of Most Recent US Presidents on Pluto Probe

Why is scientific progress framed in terms of ‘leadership?’

Why not:

‘Partnership?

https://twitter.com/POTUS/status/621133763385425920

American leadership?

What kind of leadership?

Of whom?

Of where?

Science leadership? The US is not the paramount leader of science and technology. 81 more words

Nonsensical British values

Keith Hudson

I defy any of those politicians who prattle on about “British values” to define exactly what they mean.  Anything less than 200 to 500 words by way of a description would be no different from English values or Scottish values or . 357 more words

Jingoism, police state lock downs, and no one giving a shit

I just got back from a parade at my new town, it was pretty decent sized, of course a million flags waving everywhere and ‘thanking the vets for their service’, but it always felt so shallow to me.  356 more words

Breaking It Down