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What Ales the Hindu Community… Kali-Ma Beer?

By Deeksha Sivakumar As early as next week, Burnside Brewery in Portland Oregon planned to release a spiced wheat beer, “Kali-Ma”.  Needless to say, the ‘cultural theft’ of a popular demonic form of a Hindu goddess has rubbed a number … Continue reading

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Robert Fisk on the Secular Popular Revolts (backed by secret Islamists? Er, no)

Robert Fisk’s op-ed in the Independent (Sunday, 20 February 2011) confronts the dominant Western government and media stereotype of the uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt, Bahrain, and Libya (and national socialist China?). They are not religiously inspired uprisings – and Fisk requests that we please … Continue reading

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