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Haiku Selection: Another Intense Month

September 2020 certainly hasn’t disappointed in delivering a whole slew of soul-shifting, emotional gut-punches in rapid succession. We saw Mitch McConnell shamelessly announce, on the very night that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died, a hypocritical power play to fill her seat less than two months before the presidential election. 346 more words

Healing

The Aftertaste of Anti-black Assassination

It’s hard to put my feelings into words. To describe how it feels to live in a world where a wall receives more justice than a black woman who took what would become her last breaths in what the DA refuses to acknowledge as a murder. 809 more words

Social Commentary

Coffee with Ali: There is No New Normal

“We must get used to a new normal.” A phrase that is used more and more to help us cope through the uncertainties of the current Coronavirus pandemic. 956 more words

Life

The Real Definitions of Social Justice Terms and Phrases

Misandry: a word erased from the lexicon of leftists, SJWs, and NPCs, as it implies that men, especially conservative white men, might not be at fault all the time. See misogyny.

Social Commentary

Pather Panchali (Song of the Road, Bengali, 1955)

I recently re-watched ‘Pather Panchali’ (Song of the Road, Bengali, 1955) – the film based on a novella by Bhibuti Bhusan Bandopadhyay which is credited to have put Indian cinema truly on the International map. 251 more words

Bengali Films

Get Mad!!!!!!!

Much has been said in the past two days about the fact that Trump seems poised to reject the results of the November election and to plant himself in our government as an autocratic leader, ala Adolf Hitler or more recently Vladimir Putin.  1,095 more words

Political Commentary