Posts tagged: politics


By UrbanAnthropod, June 26, 2011 5:44 pm
Pride and Appreciation

Pride and Appreciation

Yesterday marked something momentous in the state of New York. Governor Cuomo got marriage equality passed. I am not gay but marriage equality is something important to me. In our world where so many families exist where there is no love and dysfunctional circumstances are prevalent, who are we to prohibit others who legitimately …

Battle of Brooklyn

By UrbanAnthropod, August 29, 2010 7:22 pm
Presenting Colors

Presenting Colors

The Battle
August 27 marks the anniversary of the first major battle fought between the British and the newly independent United States of America — The Battle of Brooklyn (aka Battle of Long Island). The battle at Lexington and Concord initiated the war for independence that resulted in the occupation of Boston by British troops. Following …

Nepal Maoists

By UrbanAnthropod, May 6, 2010 7:14 pm
May Day demonstration poster

May Day demonstration poster

May Day
When strolling through the Kathmandu Valley, I saw this poster many times. I asked the guide “What’s happening on May 1st?” to get a small chuckle. Fastforward to April 28th (3 days after leaving Kathmandu) and I got the answer.

In brief
Many Americans are content in their little bubble and have no idea what …

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