Tag Archives: Anti-war

One day you knew

My goodness, it is nearly August in the land of Gee Emm Ohh milk and honey. This is a post I have put off as long as I could but the time has come to share some personal details with … Continue reading

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It’s all Greek to me

“Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.” -Plato It’s summah time in the sweet land of libertarians and there’s one lesson that citizens around the … Continue reading

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Longform: ‘A Taste of Power’: The Woman Who Led the Black Panther Party

Once in a while I come across an article that, in my not-so-humble opinion, is so outstanding, I want to share it with anyone who will listen. I especially enjoy long-form articles which can provide a venue for deep dives into … Continue reading

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Unravelled

I do not need you to validate me or calibrate my chains they fit just fine I have steadily deconstructed the myths my life was built upon the tension recedes I do not want what you have not got the … Continue reading

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Many rivers to cross

Sometimes, life leaves you reeling with nowhere to turn and no one to call out to. The capitalist juggernaut has left many of us one medical illness, one job loss, one paycheck from the brink. People who work all of … Continue reading

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Longform: Nuns and Nuclear Security

Once in a while I come across an article that, in my not-so-humble opinion, is so outstanding, I want to share it with anyone who will listen. I especially enjoy long-form articles which can provide a venue for deep dives into … Continue reading

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The Age of Austerity©

“The parties with the most to gain never show up on the battlefield.” -Naomi Klein It is springtime in the land of homogenized milk and processed honey. The birds are birding, the bees are beeing and the ruling class in … Continue reading

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Waiting on a world

Waiting with bated breath for a word to fall from a pen for a song to rise like wisps dreaming in expectant repose Waiting for the morning rays to crack open the Southern sky revealing the secrets only the stars were … Continue reading

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The less I know

We will rise by Lowkey with Yemeni poet Sanasino Is it just dream? Am I a fool for trying? I stand defiant but my enemy’s the tallest giant Will my visions be reality? They tell me never. I wanna feel … Continue reading

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The more I see

True to it’s word, March went out like a lamb, albeit, one dressed in lion’s clothing. Saudi Arabia has finally joined in the festivities taking place in the Middle East, as it’s military launched airstrikes in neighboring Yemen. In geographical … Continue reading

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