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Oh Calcutta!

Crumbling heritage buildings, a communist legacy, buses and automobiles from the 1950s…It’s no wonder that some call you the Havana of India. For more than 30 years, the ‘City of Joy’ stood still and stayed in a time warp as the rest of India moved on and entered the age of globalisation. Now, however, the […]

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Face to Face with Propaganda: Romania presented to the English-speaking world in 1985

Well, I’m not going to comment much, for the ones who know how the (not only Communist) propagandistic wooden language sounds like, this post will be as clear as the day, for those who don’t – read my comments, and don’t take any quote literally! My source today will be from Prof. Andrei Oțetea’s A Concise […]

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