Author Archives: PragashPio

Occupy the Novel: Review of ‘The Gypsy Goddess’ by Meena Kandasamy

There are some rough patches in Meena Kandasamy’s novel The Gypsy Goddess (Atlantic Books, 2014, pp 283) but the author’s spontaneity, coupled with a radiant wit makes this a memorable novel. Beyond the hard-hitting storyline, the variety of experiments with…

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6 Professions That Produce The Worst Boyfriends

Originally posted on Thought Catalog:
1. Startups Let’s start off with the one we can likely all agree on: Nightmare Startup Bros are nothing short of mutated fish that crawled out of a lake situated between a Brooks Brothers and…

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The Man in the Wheel Chair

He sat in a non-electric wheelchair, the kind you see in most hospitals. In the gloom you couldn’t tell how beaten up the wheelchair was, if it was new or old, if it was rusting or if it still had … Continue reading

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A Strange Day in May

Three facts, one fiction: Something strange happened to me today. As I got off the bus and crossed the street I ran into a black man in a wheel chair. He was sitting at the street corner seeming to want … Continue reading

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[Statement] Canadians condemn attempt of coup d’état led by the venezuelan opposition

Originally posted on Hugo Chavez Front – Canada:
We
 
The undersigned, condemn the violence perpetuated by a small sector of the fascist right-wing in different cities across Venezuela in the last days, in an attempt to destabilize the country in…

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Tamil Mother of Two Deported: January 26th 2014

Translation & Transcription (Credits: Myself; Sinthujan; Mayuran) (00:00) Woman: The case now happened in 2013 may and was rejected, we put an reapply [appeal] which was also rejected, and we asked for a stay order, and I don’t know, and … Continue reading

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Today Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Passed Away At 95 From a Long Illness

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela passed away today, Dec 5 2013, and knowing how liberals and western media are going to rush in to appropriate, water down, and obfuscate his radical politics and legacy, I wanted to post this in honour of … Continue reading

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Russell Brand vs. Jeremy Paxman on Newsnight 2013 [Full Interview]

The Left is now a movement led by clowns and fools; from Jon Stewart to Stephen Colbert, and now to Russell Brand. This may not be such a bad thing, seeing that in literature it was often the fool that … Continue reading

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My first article for TamilFeminist and as the first male contributor too. I’m honored to be invited to join the collective. Why Feminism Was and Is Still Important: Especially for Men Posted on: June 12th, 2013 Why Feminism Was and … Continue reading

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President Chavez: A 21st Century Renaissance Man

Originally posted on Hugo Chavez Front – Canada:
03.14.2013 by Profesor James Petras Introduction: President Hugo Chavez was unique in multiple areas of political, social and economic life. He made significant contributions to the advancement of humanity. The depth, scope…

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