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2009: The Things I Want To Forget (Arianna Huffington) “Glenn Beck’s tears. Glenn Beck’s whiteboard. Glenn Beck’s attacks on Van Jones. Glenn Beck calling Obama “a racist.” Glenn Beck.” • “That we know as much as we do about Tiger Woods’ sex life.” Wall Street’s 10 Greatest Lies of 2009 (Nomi Prins) “If you give banks...
"In 2010, Pisces...there's no need for you to go... →
Rest In Peace, Ayatollah Montazeri
“His struggle for justice explodes the myth that totalitarian ideologies that serve profane political interests are somehow authentic expressions of sublime Islamic beliefs.” Iran, 2009 Because Ahmadinejad will always be in power, backed by Khamenei. The Green Movement: integrate and emulate. “Many times I tell my American students my Iranian students understood how...
Are Americans A Broken People? [Why We've Stopped... →
[Formatting/dissemination from The Atlantic Wire] AUTHOR: Bruce E. Levine at Alternet LENGTH: 2,291 words THESIS: The American people are victims of “abuse syndrome”—the truth of “how they are being screwed” is not enough to “set them free” PERPETRATOR: Elected officials and the establishment, generally. Possibly George W. Bush in particular. CURRENT...
Speaking Out For Political Prisoners In Palestine →
FightBack! interviewed Ala Jaradat (program manager for Addameer - a Palestinian prisoners support group) • Israel currently holds more than 8000 Palestinian political prisoners • “The Israeli occupying forces rule though force and intimidation; they put people in jail to cause fear, in hopes it weakens the resistance.” • Jaradat is on a nine-city tour in the Unites States, to...
And give me insults, give me economic discrimination, give me the darkened...– Michelle Tea
I touch hatred like a covered breast; I without stopping go from garment to garment, sleeping at a distance. I am not, I’m of no use, I do not know anyone; I have no weapons of ocean or wood, I do not live in this house. My mouth is full of night and water. The abiding moon determines what I do not have. What I have is in the midst of the waves, a ray of water, a day for myself, an iron...
If I Were A Math Teacher...
…this would be the textbook I would use. “This unique collection of more than 30 articles shows teachers how to weave social-justice principles throughout the math curriculum, and how to integrate social-justice math into other curricular areas as well.” Amazing.
Young Money - Bedrock It’s finally out! [Too bad Lil Twist isn’t in it.]
I’ve been poring over words, phrases and sentences that mean nothing to me. Oh but they still do, in the lightest of ways. Like how the sunlight trickles in your room at 6:47 in the morning, and yet you reach for the sliver of dark, hollow folds of last night. Tonight I think I’ve lost passion, and I’ve learned to let the heaviness settle. There’s pressure mounting from...
In The Words of Rob Brezsny... →
The Pisces White dwarfs are small and extremely dense stars. They’re typically no bigger than the Earth but as heavy as the sun. You currently have a resemblance to one of those concentrated balls of pure intensity. I have rarely seen you offering so much bang for the buck. You are as flavorful as chocolate mousse, as piercing as the scent of eucalyptus, as lustrous as a fireworks display...
It is within the power of writer and artists to do much more: to defeat the lie!– Aleksandt Solzhenitsyn