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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 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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Hitting Bottom: Incarcerated Women in the Prison Power Hierarchy

Originally posted on Kids in the system:
This post originally appeared on The Huffington Post blog. A prison can’t function without its pecking order. Call it what you will, chain of command, hierarchy, rank, it all comes down to power.…

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Breaking News: Bibi suits up

In late  breaking news, Benjamin Netanyahu, the Prime Minister of Israel, has informed his inner circle that he is tired of waiting for the United States Congress to take action against Iran. Credible sources in the Likud Party confided that … Continue reading

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Jeffster Awards #40

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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The Doctor is in

Yertle the Turtle by Dr. Seuss On the far-away island of Sala-ma-Sond, Yertle the Turtle was king of the pond. A nice little pond. It was clean. It was neat. The water was warm. There was plenty to eat. The … Continue reading

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