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Why being ordinary isn’t that bad

in Philosophies/Society
Besides enjoying roaming freely in anonymity, I see being ordinary as a form of resistance. https://leipglo.com
Public domain photo, Gratisography.com.

Besides enjoying the benefits of roaming freely in anonymity, I see being ordinary as a form of resistance.

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#Black Lives Matter: understanding structural racism

in Politics/Society
Rodney King after being beaten by police officers.

Recent events in the United States have us asking questions. We are not talking about a few rogue racist cops here.

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Terrorism in Europe: remembering the IRA

in Opinion/Politics/Society
detail of photo of the aftermath of an IRA bomb at the Houses of Parliament back in 1974 as seen in the Telegraph

Thinking back on the rash of terrorist attacks by so-called Christians in the hearths of the UK in the 1970s might help put things into perspective.

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With friends like these

in Glocal/Society
photo supplied by Kate Tyndall; graduation in Veneto.

Graduation, Veneto style: The insults in the papiro are sometimes biting, the secrets divulged are intentionally embarrassing, but I will admit that watching left me feeling a bit jealous.

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When the queer and refugee struggles meet

in Action/Leipzig tips/Opinion/Society
Homo-, inter- and transphobia have poisoned our communities through deeply digging its trenches into structures and institutions. Our response to this cannot be narrow-minded and racialized, but has to be a thorough and bold stance against discrimination as a whole. "When queer and refugee issues meet" (https://leipglo.com)
Anarcho-queer collective Mashpritzot hold a "die-in" protest against Israeli pinkwashing and the perceived homonormative priorities of the LGBT support centre in Tel Aviv. By TMagen - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0 license.

Prejudice against queer communities is not installed in certain cultures and foreign to others, but a global power structure.

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Hipsteritis: Symptoms checklist

in Philosophies/Society
Photo via VisualHunt

Are you a hipster, too? Read this to find out.

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