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How dare UBC take diversity so seriously?

It has been a year since UBC announced its very first …“president of colour”. And as of yesterday, UBC-Vancouver has its very first woman provost. On the surface, these look like de-facto corollaries of a post-racial, post-sexist era, at a post-modern university whose student body looks futuristic in its amazing diversity. 774 more words


Finally, an Academic Weighs in on 'Coloured'

I’m pleased to report that one of the academics to whom I’d reached out, an acquaintance of mine, responded to me the other day. Here is their response: 1,142 more words


"Better Left Unremembered"

Been doing a lot of writing lately outside of this blog, but I will do my best to make sure all that writing finds its way onto your monitors. 1,365 more words


Elections in Northern Cyprus: The Akinci-Eroglu Showdown

By Yiannis Charalambous*

For those who follow developments in northern Cyprus, the results of the first round of the unrecognized ‘Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus’ elections confirmed what had more or less been predicted. 515 more words


టీఆర్ఎస్ అధ్యక్షుడిగా కేసీఆర్ ఏకగ్రీవం

టీఆర్ఎస్ అధ్యక్షుడిగా కేసీఆర్ ఏకగ్రీవం

తెలంగాణ రాష్ట్ర సమితి పార్టీ అధ్యక్షుడిగా తెలంగాణ రాష్ట్ర ముఖ్యమంత్రి కల్వకుంట చంద్రశేఖరరావు………………..See More……….

Envisioning a Colorado Haven for Readers, Nestled Amid Mountains of Books - NYTimes.com

It’s true, print books are on the slow decline, and we haven’t even hit a thousand years of printed materials (I am differentiating print books as those initiated by Guttenburg’s revolutionary invention in the late 15th century). 125 more words


Boston Bruins fire Peter Chiarelli.

I guess my first question, since this news will be a day old by the time you probably read this (all one of you) and it would therefore read better as an op-ed, is “why?” Because, like, what? 588 more words