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Five albums that resonate with me as a musician

As I’ve mentioned before on this blog, I am not stranger when it comes to the many genres of rock music.

I’ve mentioned how bands like Pink Floyd, Iron Maiden and even Arcade Fire have shaped the way I write, perform and listen to music. 1,193 more words


We're All Mad Here

“But I don’t want to go among mad people,” Alice remarked.
“Oh, you can’t help that,” said the Cat: “we’re all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad.” 434 more words


The Libertarian Dream

Ayn woke at the usual time and started her preparation for the day. It was a cold morning but heating her cubicle wasn’t an option with her income. 1,166 more words


American University English teacher admits motivation for being in KRG is “purely financial.”

In a startling break from convention, New Zealand born American University English teacher Jodi Simpkins came out yesterday about her purely avaricious reasons for being in Kurdistan.

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Fashion Revolution Day

One year ago today the Rana Plaza factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh collapsed killing 1133 garment workers and injuring 2,500 more.  While this seems far removed from our western fashion pursuits and lives the reality is the overwhelming majority of what we wear is produced in factories just like this.  316 more words


Fear government ..... fear private power ..... the most evil, the most heinous

Fear government ….. fear private power ….. the most evil, the most heinous

You fear government to mash you into a sad sack of nothing? 169 more words


The 'Journalism' of the New York Times

Below are two articles recently published on the subject of faulty or questionable reporting in the New York Times. The first article deals with Ukraine, the second with Israel and the… 2,632 more words