Question everything – your race, religion, community, education, country, government, what you think you know…

Nomad girl standing next to a Christmas tree pointing at the baubles with an awkward smile

The Pagan Origins of Christmas

Feasting, decorating Christmas trees, giving presents, whispers of Santa Claus, telling ghost stories by the fire, slaughtering animals, making pudding, perhaps drinking beyond sanity – what’s your Christmas celebration of choice? Did you know that most of these traditions have pagan origins from well before Christ’s birth was set to 25th December? Long before Jesus…

Excuse me, but Who are you calling a Third World Country?

Dear First-World, American and western European countries are typical examples of what are commonly known as First World countries. Most African, Latin American and South Asian countries are commonly known as Third World countries. By what definition? By neoliberalist capitalist standards, perhaps. By whose definition? By the wealthy countries AKA the victors of past and…