Sometimes I get so frustrated with the ignorance in the world, the hate, the misunderstanding, the pure disregard for our fellow people. I want change so I try and be the change but sometimes I get stuck in a rut and I wish that I could shake people until they fully comprehend how dumb their opinions are. 300 more words
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In 2006, two of the world’s most celebrated writers, Eduardo Galeano and Arundhati Roy, shared the stage of Town Hall in New York City for a historic evening of readings and dialogue. 103 more words
I didn’t want to write this blog post today.
I had actually planned to write about it in a few weeks, but then the new stupid Star Wars trailer came out yesterday and got 18 million views within 18 hours, which got me all riled up so now here I am, writing about this today instead of when I intended to, throwing my whole blogging schedule out of wack. 720 more words
Welcome to ‘The Confews’ where you get confusing spews in a digestible dose so you don’t have to waste any time in listening to ‘The Trews’. 169 more words
Soon after I returned to New York from a quick trip to Doha in mid-April to participate in a conference on the regional repercussions of the Iran nuclear deal, I read the sad news of the passing of Eduardo Galeano (1940-2015), the exquisite Latin American critical mind whose work has had an enduring impact on my generation of postcolonial thinkers. 71 more words