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Thesis Intro –

October 14, 2013


This needs minor adjustments and fact-checking… asterisks mark the spots, as well as some more clear definitions and expansions towards the end… where I talk about what my paper is ACTUALLY going to be about.  But here is the next step on my journey.     All men recognize the right of revolution; that is, […]

Liberation Stagnation

August 1, 2013


Today my partner and I were discussing the declining state of affairs in the world, specifically here in the US (a conversation prompted by this “Pressure Cooker and Backpacks” news story and the ever-evolving NSA spying catastrophe).  Exasperated, he said “things have to get better… eventually.. right?” I think that’s a feeling most people understand.  But in […]

Hello, my friend, hello. It’s good to need you so…

July 27, 2013


I’ve been very MIA on here.  Very stop … go … stop …  go …  stop…….. Perhaps I will get around to eloquently describing the experiences this year has brought so far and the new queer ways I am viewing the world and myself.  Spark-notes version: A lot of personal growth and transformation.  A lot […]

support H. Res 365 seeking student loan forgiveness as a means of economic stimulus (petition)

September 22, 2011

0 Beta. Interesting. Since most of us have loans from banks.. what would this do to the financial industry? What will they say will be the repercussions?  Does it matter? We’ve bailed them out once already.  At least this would have a purpose behind it: Forgiving the student loan debt of all Americans will have an immediate stimulative effect […]

Say “white supremacist heteropatriarchal nationalism” 5x fast!

September 14, 2011


Short History (2) — Feministe. I’ve been waiting for this post!  My brain is in love. Check out the breakdown of these ideas… or even.. just think about them.  Read. Ponder. I’m stoked: So why does any of this matter? Well, if capitalism is a system of distribution that normalizes the idea that some have more […]

Colouring books and framing a national memory

September 6, 2011


Colouring books, colouring young minds | Al Jazeera Blogs. this is just gross. Children, the truth is, these terrorist acts were done by freedom-hating radical Islamic Muslim extremists. These crazy people hate the American way of life because we are FREE and our society is FREE. We must be prepared to know and understand the […]

How to counter the “you’re racist for calling me racist” thing white people do

August 31, 2011


*Update: As a general rule, I Don’t advocate for anyone to run around calling people racists.. I don’t think that will solve anything (even if it’s true).  I think it makes much more sense to understand and address the issue in all of its complexities. article: Whites Deny Racism Continues to Exist | LA Progressive. This […]

Oakland rapper V-Nasty, the N-word and myth of post-racial Amerikkka (Opinion) | Oakland Local

August 17, 2011


Oakland rapper V-Nasty, the N-word and myth of post-racial Amerikkka (Opinion) | Oakland Local.  I’ve been reading a lot of stuff about this V-Nasty N-bomb “controversy”.. I found this article to be one of the best analyses.  Not that my white cis woman opinion on hood matters matters to anyone or is credible in all […]

“Design thinking” making its way into Hawaii classrooms

August 12, 2011


“Design thinking” making its way into Hawaii classrooms | KHON2 Hawaii’s News Leader. hells yes! Originated at Stanford University, design thinking is a technique used by businesses which involves brain storming, working with others, team building and thinking outside the box when it comes to problem solving. “I think we are too analytical, its using […]

just when i thought the GOP couldn’t stoop any lower

July 28, 2011


Conservatives angry over Pell Grant funding in Boehner debt bill – an uneducated population is an easily manipulated population. they love having sheeple. Rep. Denny Rehberg (R-Mont.) has compared Pell Grants to “welfare”. “So you can go to college on Pell Grants — maybe I should not be telling anybody this because it’s turning out […]