Vintage Travel Posters Capture Pakistan’s Romantic Side

Loom band craze is an ‘eco ticking timebomb’



British newsletters and posters in regional Indian languages called on the public to support Indian troops in their fight ‘for India and for Empire’. Propaganda films shown to British audiences featured footage of Indian soldiers – ‘our dusky allies’, as one title went – to signify the unity within the Empire in its fight for freedom. Moreover, the treatment of Indian soldiers in the Brighton Royal Pavilion hospital provided a unique propaganda opportunity to reiterate the narrative of imperial benevolence.

read more about india’s experience in ww1 on this site containing extensive documentation, videos, and images.

I will most definitely be looking through this site and hopefully sending some of the literature my professor’s way ^.^

(Source: , via fuckyeahsouthasia)

Remembering the past: Bangladeshi fighters for Palestine of the 1980s

Interesting read.

Great response from Gosford Anglican church to Tony Abbott’s idiocy.


You Are Triggering me! The Neo-Liberal Rhetoric of Harm, Danger and Trauma by Jack Halberstam

Challenging blog from Jack Halberstam, well worth a read.

"Is this the way the world ends? When groups that share common cause, utopian dreams and a joined mission find fault with each other instead of tearing down the banks and the bankers, the politicians and the parliaments, the university presidents and the CEOs? Instead of realizing, as Moten and Hearny put it in The Undercommons, that “we owe each other everything,” we enact punishments on one another and stalk away from projects that should unite us, and huddle in small groups feeling erotically bonded through our self-righteousness.”