Racism and stereotypes in colonial India’s ‘Instagram’

A recent exhibition of postcards from colonial India explores how Indians were portrayed.

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Alberta’s unexplored Sikh history documented for first time | CBC News

The role Sikhs have played in shaping Alberta’s history is being documented by a Calgary professor who’s gathering stories and documents from that community dating back the early 1900s.

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About time: why western philosophy can only teach us so much

The long read: By gaining greater knowledge of how others think, we can become less certain of the knowledge we think we have, which is always the first step to greater understanding. By Julian Baggini

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Judge: Canadian firm can go after Venezuela’s US oil refineries

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Opinion | Trump Will Have Blood on His Hands – The New York Times

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His demonization of the news media won’t fall on deaf ears.

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WWE star ‘Kane’ elected mayor of Tennessee’s Knox County —

“Who would have thought that all this could happen to a guy like me? Well, it could only happen in America,” Glenn Jacobs said.

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How Vegetarian Food Fueled the British Suffragette Movement

Some even started a cafe.

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The World’s Best Violins Sing Like Humans

Some are baritones, some are tenors.

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Infographic: A World of Languages

See the world’s major languages broken down by country in this stunning visualization.

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The Unbearable Sadness of Toast | JSTOR Daily

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