Tag Archives: Myths

We must still speak

Dr. King’s words are just as prescient today as they were when he first spoke them back in 1967. How many countries could take the place of Vietnam in this speech? How many more countries are yet to come?  -Jeff … Continue reading

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In gratitude

In lieu of the Jeffster Awards this week, I would like to share the five most viewed posts of 2014… 1 The state knows what you did last summer 2 Mic check: Carol A. Hand 3 A nation at-risk: American hustle 4 The … Continue reading

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Genius take the wheel

“Simply because we were licked a hundred years before we started is no reason for us not to try to win.” -Atticus Finch As another year unwinds itself, it is a magical time for deep reflection, thoughtful self-analysis and substantive … Continue reading

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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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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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The giant and the boy who threw stones

Originally posted on Deconstructing Myths:
(Photo credit: al-saber) Most American Christians are familiar with the biblical story of David and Goliath. This story has all the features of the underdog coming out on top that Americans love to lap up…

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A nation at-risk: The hardest lesson

“Your Majesty, please… I don’t like to complain, But down here below, we are feeling great pain. I know, up on top you are seeing great sights, But down here at the bottom we, too, should have rights.” -Dr. Seuss … Continue reading

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Bill Gates’ Pipelines to Hell: Reflections on the 2012 Education Policy Throwdown

Originally posted on Creativity Not Control:
On March 1, 2012, uplifted by the spirit of Occupy, a group of us picked a fight with the largest private foundation on the planet.    Two years later, we are now facing the…

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Dear Wall Street,

I am writing this letter to get some things off my chest that have been, frankly, bothering me for some time now. Ever since this pesky Occupy brouhaha reared it’s ugly head, it seems that Americans have been garnering for … Continue reading

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Leonard Peltier Statement: Feb 6.2014

Originally posted on Moorbey'z Blog:
Greetings my Friends, Relatives and Supporters; I know I always say it this way, ” Friends, Relatives and Supporters” and all that, but in reality you are ALL my relatives. I know when we…

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