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Fair Food Fest

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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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Aren’t we all?

Just sayin’…

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Blurred lines

 “Fascism is capitalism plus murder.” -Upton Sinclair Well, now that I’m done scarfing down mom’s apple pie, furling up old glory for another year and retrieving my chihuahua/pug from under the couch, where he’s been hiding since the fireworks commenced … Continue reading

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Douglass v. Key redux

May the rocket’s red glare the bomb’s bursting in air give proof through the night that our drones are still there… Full text: The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro  

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The occupation will not be televised

Originally posted on Dear Kitty. Some blog:
This video from the USA says about itself: Water is a Human Right: Detroit Residents Seek U.N. Intervention as City Shuts Off Taps to Thousands 24 June 2014 Activists in Detroit have appealed…

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Bill anything that moves

“When morality comes up against profit, it is seldom that profit loses.” ― Shirley Chisholm It’s shaping up to be a long, hot summer in the land of curdled milk and honey but air conditioners and ceiling fans aren’t the only … Continue reading

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“All crimes begin with a thought.”

Originally posted on The Vigilant Lens:
You can wash the Fukushima from your Co-opted salad greens, but do not exceed your monthly ration of water. *** ?

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Axes to grind

Turn down the lights, turn up the stereo and just for a moment let’s pretend there’s no such thing as disaster capitalism or neofascism. There is a time to face down tanks in the public square and a time to … Continue reading

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Welcome to the struggle

“Simply because we were licked a hundred years before we started is no reason for us not to try to win.” -Atticus Finch Holy cow, it’s hard to believe that summer is already nigh in the land of homogenized milk … Continue reading

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