A dispute broke out last night on my Facebook wall regarding education reform, with some conservatives expressing abhorrence over any national control whatsoever. Instead, all deficiencies would be remedied with “local control,” as if our citizenry (so-called) really cares about schools in this “fallen world.” 526 more words
Tags » Sub Cultures
When we consider the existing state of abandoned works of architecture, the components that predicated their overall demise are somewhat peripheral in nature. While they were once teaming with purpose and people, we now accept them as oddities of urbanism, throwaways of society, remnants of the capricious kind of socio-economic provocations that often leave countless individuals displaced or disenfranchised. 451 more words
O’ Teddy, my cruel and heartless lover, she sang!
Well before Britain started growing and exporting chilies to India and Pakistan, it cried victory over Teddyism, the youth sub-culture of the 1950s, enthusiastically lapped up by Pakistanis. 873 more words