Tag Archives: Human rights

Jeffster Awards #33

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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All the difference

Well, it looks like my self-imposed hiatus is drawing to a close. Recently, the road I was traveling on diverged in some unexpected ways as I resigned my high school teaching position a week ago. Needless to say, it was … Continue reading

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Loss Can Lead to Happiness

Originally posted on rigzenchomo:
Loss opens vistas/Attachment limits new movement/Freedom is empty The word loss sends shivers down our spines. We are you afraid of losing our jobs, our spouse, our health, our good looks, our memory, our home, our…

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The concrete roots of capitalism’s magical thinking

Originally posted on Systemic Disorder:
Most people don’t actually like capitalism. Dislike of the jobs we head to each day is quite the norm. Resentment of the power of the corporations we deal with in our daily lives crosses all…

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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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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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