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anarchism, meet 21st century feminism in the land of the free (draft one)

November 30, 2013

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As usual, this is a very rough draft, and because of my noobs status in understanding anarchism i feel very uncertain and nervous putting this out there. (What if i have it all wrong omgggggggg) so be gentle, but as ever criticism, questions, insights, and ideas are ALWAYS welcome.  It is only together that we […]

Thesis Intro –

October 14, 2013

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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, […]

Taxes, Transparency, and the Fall of the Empire

August 30, 2013

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bear with me here…. I heard about Snowden’s latest leak and its relation to black budget spending.  And let me just say one thing…  if media discussion of surveillance leans towards the “useless” argument, run.  Because to me, it seems like it is working EXACTLY how it is supposed to.  It’s not for foreign spying, […]

Gem of the (yester)day: Step 1 of revolutionary praxis – don’t be a jerk

August 15, 2013

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” the first unwritten rule of anarchy is ‘don’t be a douchebag’ All of the fancy theories, all of the discussions about tactics and support and building a new world by tearing down the old and what not all comes down to the fact that in this world people are often douchebags… To one another […]

Liberation Stagnation

August 1, 2013

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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

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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 […]

North Korea

April 4, 2013

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So, I was reading this article today about North Korea, and a particular piece really stuck out to me: A spokesman for the North Korean People’s Army released a statement earlier today saying the military has been “authorized to attack the American imperialists using smaller, lighter, and diversified” nuclear weapons. “We are ready any day, […]