Tag Archives: History

A 3-In-1 Update

If you’re a Samoan kid, your flip-flops (se’evae tosotoso) are your best friend, your prized possession and sometimes even a status symbol. Continue reading

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Killing the root to enjoy the fruits

Systemic oppression by a government who lauds its own efforts to indoctrinate and strip an indigenous people of its lands, culture and identity is a massive injustice. It happens all over the world. It happens because we are greedy and … Continue reading

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Mandela through the peephole

As the world mourns the death of a great man while celebrating his life we cannot help but revisit the horrific and oppressive past of the country that Mandela changed. South Africa’s most celebrated and lauded citizen was once of … Continue reading

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