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  2. Psychogeography (7)
  3. Religion (8)
  4. Self-improvement (6)

18 blogs about Society.

  1. anthro{dendum}
    A group blog devoted to ‘doing anthropology in public’ — providing well-written relevant discussion of sociocultural anthropology that everyone will find accessible. More info

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    Thank You!
    Dear Readers, Over the years, some of us (the past and present members of the collective that runs this blog) have been fortunate enough to meet some of you. We say fortunate, because such encounters …
    By Guest Contributor, 516 words
  2. CaptainAwkward.com
    Don't need to be cool to be kind. By Jennifer Peepas. 🇺🇸 More info

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    #1427: “How do I get over my ex enough to be friends?”
    Hey Captain, Long time reader, first time, etc. I (he/him) was recently broken up with. She(/her) and I met about six months ago, and though neither of us was in a place to have a …
    By JenniferP, 1,952 words
  3. Far Outliers
    Exploring migrants, exiles, expatriates, and out-of-the-way peoples, places, and times. By Joel. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Rushen Women’s Internment Camp
    From The Island of Extraordinary Captives: A Painter, a Poet, an Heiress, and a Spy in a World War II British Internment Camp, by Simon Parkin (Scribner, 2022), Kindle pp. 199-201: The Rushen women’s internment …
    By Joel, 659 words
  4. Found Objects
    Hauntological dumping ground. By Keith Seatman, Simon Reynolds, et al. 🇺🇸 More info

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    The Pathos of Obsolete Reference Books
    The library at the academic institute where I work part-time recently had a massive chuck-out. Scanning the tomes strewn across the tables, I was struck by the high proportion of reference books - encyclopedias, dictionaries, …
    By SIMON REYNOLDS, 1,022 words
  5. Free-Range Kids
    How parents and teachers can let go and grow. By Lenore Skenazy. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Jon Haidt Inspired Me to Let My Kid Walk Home from School. And Then —
    After hearing a talk by Let Grow Co-Founder Jonathan Haidt at the Grace Church School in Manhattan, Larissa Romans did a bit of a dive into childhood independence. As she wrote me later (we’d never …
    By lskenazy, 719 words
  6. Grandma Williams
    Exploring the modern world at 80+. By Joyce Williams. 🇬🇧 More info

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    Curiosity went down to the woods and had a surprise.
    The Knees needed their daily. Curiosity looked at the map and suggested this. A thin strip of woodland, apparently a ridge between two suburban areas just north of Glasgow. It turned out to be as …
    By grandmawilliams, 83 words
  7. Growing Up Transgender
    Raising our trans child. 🇬🇧 More info

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    Ten Dangerous Cass Review Recommendations
    The Cass Review final report has now been published. It has been received with jubilation by transphobic hate groups, by conversion therapy proponents, by those advocating against trans rights, by those who do not believe …
    By growinguptransgender, 1,875 words
  8. haptalaon
    Nous allons en varouv'rie! 🇬🇧 More info

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    Fire
    The traditional four elements have never worked for me, so when I began the work of making my own system, it had to go. Instead, I started by looking at the landscape and trying to …
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  9. Hermitary – hermits around the web
    news, sites, and pages of interest about hermits and solitude. By Robert Rodriguez. 🇺🇸 More info

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    “April Is … “
    The traditional image of April as the source of seasonal renewal is enshrined in the opening lines of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales: “When April’s gentle rains have pierced the droughtOf March right to the root, and …
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  10. Hermitary – hermit's thatch
    journal of reflections by the resident of the Hermitary. By Robert Rodriguez. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Total eclipse of the sun
    I was fortunate enough to be in the precise path of the recent solar eclipse in northern North America on April 8, precisely enough within the path to view the eclipse event from a comfortable …
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  11. Huck
    Celebrates independence, seeking out the artists, activists and creative pioneers who are challenging mainstream culture. 🇬🇧 More info

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    In photos: 35 years of British working class photography
    A new exhibition curated by Johny Pitts pulls together the work of two dozen working class photographers across the country. In 1989, as the fall of the Berlin Wall promised a hopeful, connected, new world …
    By Ben Smoke, 778 words
  12. it's her factory
    philosophy, pop music, sound studies, feminism. By Robin James. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Draft intro to Chapter 5 of Good Vibes Only
    I am working on the final chapter of GOOD VIBES ONLY; it’s about how critical phenomenology can be used to theorize both how the biopolitics of legitimation works and what we might do to think …
    By Robin James, 49 words
  13. PostSecret
    You are invited to anonymously contribute a secret to a group art project. By Frank Warren. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Sunday Secrets
    The post Sunday Secrets appeared first on PostSecret.
    By Frank, 10 words
  14. Shapers of the 80s
    British youth culture at its finest. By David Johnson. 🇬🇧 More info

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    2024 ➤ Ahaaaah! 25-year-old stage musical Mamma Mia! confirms ABBA’s genius
    ❚ WHETHER YOU LIKE ABBA’s SONGS or not, the scale of the West-End musical MAMMA MIA!’s success is staggering. Over 25 years it has been seen by 70 million people in 450 cities across the …
    By OTL, 55 words
  15. THR Web Features | Web Features | The Hedgehog Review
    Critical Reflections on Contemporary Culture. 🇺🇸 More info

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    What Will America Look Like After a Second Trump Term?
    Trump is a man for our moment. Both that man and moment are less authoritarian than anarchic.
    By Eric B. Schnurer, 27 words
  16. UK Free Parties and Free Festivals 1988-1994
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    7th-8th December 1991: Sweat, Circus Warp and Spiral Tribe Free Party at Staravia Factory, Ascot, Berkshire
    UPDATE 8/1/22: Some confusion about the date for this one. Some are saying that it was the end of November, but one newspaper article (coming to this page soon!) published on Tuesday 10th December indicates …
    By freepartypeople, 2,018 words
  17. We Hunted The Mammoth
    Bucking the Backlash. By David Futrelle. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Republican chaos open thread
    Be vewy quiet! Trump, gagged So Kevin McCarthy has been ousted from his position as Speaker of the House. Meanwhile, Trump, on trial for massive fraud, has been hit with a gag order because he …
    By David Futrelle, 82 words
  18. A Year In The Country
    Wandering Through Spectral Fields. By Stephen Prince. 🇬🇧 More info

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    Arboreal Explorations 08
    By stephenprince, 3 words