Uganda in 2012: A broken, medieval, retarded society
No joy at all. The 50th independence anniversary celebrations felt so sad. Everything came across as a hurriedly assembled effort lacking a historical perspective and richness of a kind that, say, a European country would put together. By this year, Uganda ...
India’s Feudal Rapists
WHEN a distressed father is reporting his daughter’s disappearance to a policeman in India, there are some questions he doesn ... It is no surprise that the caste system, and the unequal society it produces, leads to moral blind spots that hide rapes ...
Is Pakistan a feudal society?
For quite some time now several so called secular parties, especially the MQM, have been campaigning around the idea that feudalism is the real cause of the country’s plight and its abolishment is the only solution to Pakistan’s tribulations.
What's 'medieval' about stoning people to death?
I was pleased to hear today that Sakineh Ashtiani, an Iranian lady convicted of adultery by one of that hellhole’s kangaroo courts, will not now be stoned to death, though it is ... he called death by stoning a “medieval punishment”.
IT HAPPENED TO ME: I Was A Teenage Medieval Reenactor
or hastily putting on Viking and Elizabethan costumes in order to attend a Medieval style-feast that might include dances straight out of The Tudors or fighting with swords and shields. This is what happens when your dad is in the SCA -- the Society for ...