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When poetry meets visual art

Pluma writers, GAP Gutierrez, Mujel Hasan, and Armineonila M., coalesce with poetry and visual arts at Artspace Studio and Cafe, Salmiya, Kuwait (September 7, 2016).  

September 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Critique of “Dennis Prager’s Top 10 Ways Liberalism Makes America Worse” 

  Prager is an articulate, even charismatic speaker but I have to disagree with a few of his points. It’s disengenious to say a big state makes people smaller because … Continue reading

September 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Our existence

  Another thing science offers is an evidence based place for us in the universe. We discovered using science that we are made from chemical elements of exploded stars. After … Continue reading

September 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Indonesian Slippers

The smell was like old cards That have seen too many Smoky hands It hung apologetically About the seldom used Drawing room Distracting occupants from the sound of the sea … Continue reading

July 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Wealth Without

Flat Flat Slab face Slabish place Place of slaves That no one saves That imprisons in wealth Minor Wealth But without power Wealth But without agency Wealth but without Not … Continue reading

June 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

1973

February 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Whatsapp Migration

The red number icon makes a jump. I have a message from the future. The place of freedom. My thumb taps, I see the way forward. Your migration. You are … Continue reading

February 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Where citizens are banned from working as maids in the Kafala States

Above is a map showing which countries ban their citizens from working in countries that use what Majeed al-Alawi, Bahrain Labour Minister, has described as the Kafala slavery system. Note that bans are … Continue reading

December 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

USA Terrorist Bombing of Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam

This is an animation of 1.6+m bombing sorties over Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam in the decade from 1965. It was a terrorist attack, to stop communism. For further detail check … Continue reading

December 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

A letter to the editor

Dear (The Guardian Australia) Editor, This letter is in regard to the article “Josh Frydenberg says grand mufti had ‘graphic failure’ of leadership” (accessible on Sunday 29th November 2015). I write … Continue reading

November 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

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Excerpt from "HSW" by Alliah Tabaya. More here https://goo.gl/9R0wBq

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