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Forest Primeval

In this the sixth in the series Sundae With Nuts, I will cover four more poets from my original alphabetical list given in the original article and found on the supplemental page by the same name. 1,217 more words

Poetry

Activist Criticism in the 21st Century (1): "The White Man's Burden"

By Shijung Kim

Take up the White Man’s burden–
Send forth the best ye breed–
Go bind your sons to exile
To serve your captives’ need; 1,199 more words

Literature

New Music : MarKaus - Counter Culture

MarKaus releases a new track from his upcoming release “White Mans Burden”. Rate, Listen and comment below.

STATE ENGINEER CAN’T FEEL SORRY FOR STARVING AFRICAN CHILD WHO HAS NEVER HAD TO TAKE A STATICS TEST

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA—Early Thursday morning, Travis Foreman, junior in mechanical engineering, announced his resignation from his position as assistant chairman of the “Parks Internationally Serving and Studying” program because, in an email sent from his iPhone, he “just could not do it any more.” The program, abbreviated PISS, was created by Park Scholars to connect them with opportunities overseas to feel even more self righteous. 351 more words

Features

Non-US imperialism

I keep seeing stirringwind post about China – the empire that gets seen as just a single state that suffers from imperialism itself (not that it really never did, historically)… and I see that this is the same as Russia. 611 more words

Murky beginnings of United Nations - White Man's Burden

From William Easterly’s excellent “Tyranny of Experts”

The triumph of the technocratic idea of development was written into the charter of the new United Nations. On June 26, 1945, in San Francisco at the United Nations Conference on International Organization, representatives of the world’s countries signed the United Nations Charter, which reads in part: “We the peoples of the United Nations,” in order “to reaf-firm faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person, in the equal rights of men and women and of nations large and small, and .

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Society

Reviewed: The Voluntourist

I had mixed reactions while reading The Voluntourist by Ken Budd. This book was written to cater to a specific group of people in mind. It connects to people who do not have a lot of time to travel (or do not prioritize it) and want to feel like they are doing good along the way. 591 more words

Travel