Moacir P. de Sá Pereira on February 22nd, 2009

The biggest, by far and away, task facing the myriad diaspora Lithuanian organizations that had been formed before 1990 was, after Lithuania regained its independence, figuring out how to integrate the new wave of immigrants into the diaspora society. Many casual and lazy prognoses about the difficulty these organizations have faced since 1990 blame the […]

Continue reading about Tearing up the diaspora

Moacir P. de Sá Pereira on February 9th, 2009

I read today on Café Blogas that MTV News has started a new ad campaign featuring popstars getting, for lack of a better word, tortured by faceless individuals. During the torture, a microphone looms, in order to record whatever comes from the person’s mouth. Accompanying these staggeringly graphic photos is the slogan, “naujienos bet kokia […]

Continue reading about „Naujienos bet kokia kaina.“ Lithuanian torture porn

Moacir P. de Sá Pereira on May 27th, 2008

[Amerikos lietuvis published this op/ed by me last week. Now that it is online, I have translated it into English and posted it here.] Pagal Lietuvos Respublikos pilietybės įstatymo 1 straipsnį Lietuvos Respublikos piliečiai yra… asmenys, iki 1940 m. birželio 15 d. turėję Lietuvos pilietybę, jų vaikai, vaikaičiai ir provaikaičiai. Among these descendants I find […]

Continue reading about My passport, my souvenir