Saturday, February 18, 2012

Globalization of Valentine's Day: A triumph of capitalism

Penetration of the celebration of Valentine's Day across many cultures in the world is something that capitalism can cherish. With the global expansion of capitalism in the fastest ever speed, especially after the fall of USSR and liberalization in China, globalization of Euro-America centric culture is happening in further greater pace. I would like to analyze how Valentine's Day has turned to be a mere event to secure larger consumption for the bigger corporations and how local and indigenous cultures are threatened.

Friday, February 3, 2012

My tweet picked by BBCworld

My original tweet.
On January 24, US President Barrack Obama was giving State of the Union address to the joint session of US Congress - the Senate and the House of Representatives. I followed the event and participated in tweeting about it.
Happily, One of my tweet (right) with the hastag of the the day #sotu was picked by BBCWorld (pic below). Here is the snapshot of the pick. You can also see it in the BBCWorld site HERE.
My tweet as it appeared in BBCWorld site while it was live casting the event