Stories about Ideas from June, 2017
"Couldn't believe this is exactly the same beach which I visited last year and my friend was like, man, its so dirty."
The move quickly faced accusations of sexism: "What a joke! Do we make men pose in swim suits to get hired as interns?"
"The linguistic evidence for the #AryanMigration theory is very strong. [Now there is something] for those that need hard science."
"I'd do anything to move to La Cumbrecita."
"Venezuela is falling to pieces. We’re falling apart and I wonder if any of us are even aware of it."
She goes by the pseudonym "Princesa." And her motivation is to name every single one of the women so that they are not forgotten.
"I feel most proud of the 2017 Tbilisi championships where both olympians and paralympians participated - I managed to get second place."
"This Subodh is representative of Bangladesh at the present time. He is the representative of the unemployed and the marginalized people. He is the representative of good sense."
"This is yet another fraud perpetrated on the Oromo people and it must be rejected."
"No medium is ever “finished.” It is only an artist who can be finished."
"What is it like to speak to an audience that is not understanding your language?"
A narrative that exoticizes an African country with no attempt to understand its people tells us more about the writer than it does about the continent.
"...I don’t remember when violence was not part of my life, when I didn’t live in fear of being attacked by those seeking to seize or to maintain power."
Lincoln Pigman translates Pavel Merzlikin's opus on how he joined and escaped Russia’s far-right National Liberation Movement.