Tag Archives: Civil rights

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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Jeffster Awards #42

This is the next installment of an ongoing series at Deconstructing Myths…the Jeffster Awards! This award will be given on an ongoing basis to five outstanding blog posts that caught my wandering eye. There are no strings attached or requirements … Continue reading

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Rest in Power, Eduardo Galeano

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Posted on April 13, 2015 by chrmaria ? ? Dedicated to The Nobodies The nobodies: the sons of no one, the owners of nothing. Who don’t speak languages, but rather dialects. Who don’t follow religions,…

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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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Jeffster Awards #41

This is the next installment of an ongoing series at Deconstructing Myths…the Jeffster Awards! This award will be given on an ongoing basis to five outstanding blog posts that caught my wandering eye. There are no strings attached or requirements … Continue reading

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No moss

The stillness of the stone perching motionless on the grass unmoving yet content in its state of rest and blissful unknowing The force of the kick that propels its mass forward in perpetual acceleration rolling like the pebble that becomes … Continue reading

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Longform: The Hunting of Billie Holiday

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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