Tag Archives: Anti-war

It’s just war

#97341689 / gettyimages.com   “If you conduct a war, you shouldn’t be in charge of narrating it.” -Thomas Hayden I recently came across a moving post at Wolfessblog that brought to my attention a homage already underway for the 50th … Continue reading

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It ain’t Arawak Day

#184225162 / gettyimages.com Hear ye, hear ye! If you are a federal employee, mailman or banker, Columbus Day is your day to kick back, crack open a cold one and pour one out for Cristoforo Columbo, the Genoese explorer who … Continue reading

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Days gone by

“Letting the days go by Let the water hold me down” -Talking Heads Life is sometimes stranger than science fiction. One day I am sitting at my desk getting ready to teach 18 first graders how to become college and … Continue reading

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Marginal lines

Some scars run deeper than trenches under Southern skies Each one has a vanishing point where the ground meets the sky and dreams go to lay down and cry   Numb hearts heavy lidded and barely pulsed struggle for signs … Continue reading

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Dear America,

I am writing this letter to the American people to let each and every one of you know how much your contributions and sacrifices have meant to global peace efforts. Your sons and daughters have provided the cannon fodder, er, … Continue reading

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A collective sigh

#167295497 / gettyimages.com “Radical simply means “grasping things at the root.” -Angela Davis It’s rapidly approaching the autumn season in the land of the free and the home of the brave. The time of year when the leaves change colors, … Continue reading

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Hiatus

It is with a heavy heart that I am writing to let readers know that Deconstructing Myths will be on a (hopefully) brief hiatus. I have taken on a new teaching position which, along with family life, is currently taking … Continue reading

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The crying games

“For who would dare to assert that eternal happiness can compensate for a single moment’s human suffering.” -Albert Camus There are times when one’s voice seems so small and so insignificant in the face of suffering and misery on an … Continue reading

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Maps are written by the victors, too

“For decades, Israel has denied Palestinians their fundamental rights of freedom, equality, and self-determination through ethnic cleansing, colonization, racial discrimination, and military occupation. Despite abundant condemnation of Israeli policies by the UN, other international bodies, and preeminent human rights organisations, … Continue reading

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We are all Palestinians

Originally posted on Deconstructing Myths:
(Photo credit: Wikipedia) Well, it’s February in the land of milk and Honey Boo Boo, the ruling class is ruling, the working class is barely working and the middle class, well let’s just say it…

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