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Invisible on the Rush-Hour Subway

For those who’ve never before encountered me in my writer’s persona, I should describe who, or what I am. How’s that for a small project? In brief, my age is closer to 70 than to 60. I am a creature … Continue reading

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Visible Disabilities

http://www.alternet.org/culture/dear-kylie-jenner-my-wheelchair-isnt-prop-stop-playing-dress-games-my-reality This is an interesting piece by a woman whose disability requires a wheel chair responding to the picture of Kylie Jenner in an Interview magazine spread using a wheelchair as a prop in the photos of her nearly naked … Continue reading

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Returning to the World of Work

After more than a nearly uninterrupted 22 years of being unable to work, I recently went to work as a contract psychotherapist for a very good clinic in Chicago. I was able to do this after a fall on unseen … Continue reading

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Anarchism in the Face of Climate Catastrophe

Withe the latest trade agreement to be forced on us, TPP, this time by Obama reinforces the idea that capitalism is entering its most dangerous phase. For my readers who are used to me writing about pain issues, this post … Continue reading

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Police Murders in the US & Solidarity with Nations of Color Under US attack

It now seems daily that we are treated to the latest outrage of cops shooting and killing African American men. The steady drumbeat of murders along with their steady counter drumbeats of the fascist/racist structure of the police departments denying … Continue reading

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The Menace of Billo O’Really? to Our Democratic Repbulic

This man’s–a noun applied loosely–hubris is only surpassed by his mendacity. Both traits walk hand in hand in this story of his sorry behavior as a “journalist.” Every one of Billos’ charges of lying against those reporting on O’Really’s? suspect behavior … Continue reading

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Should We Go to War Against ISIS?

http://www.opednews.com/articles/ISIS-Derangement-Syndrome-by-David-Swanson-Isis_Isis-Beheading_Isis-Threats-150228-248.html#comment535367

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The Prison Industrial Complex and Mass Incarceration

It has leaked into the general consciousness that the War on Crime has produced staggering and untenable results. The most salient results are the striking growth of privately built and run prisons and the mass incarceration of young urban black … Continue reading

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On US Imperial Propaganda from Counterpunch

http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/02/20/the-propagandists-of-empire/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=the-propagandists-of-empire

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The American Sniper & The Oligarchs of Destruction

My comment to Chris Hedge’s review of Clint Eastwood’s “American Sniper” can be found in the comment section after the end of the review. http://www.opednews.com/articles/4/killing-ragheads-for-jesus-by-chris-hedges-atrocities_cruelty_iraqis_jesus-150126-489.html#startcomments

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