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Falling Friendships

Dear World,

One of my closest friends and I got into a fight today. The fight was basically based around the fact that I ignore her. 116 more words


From Marx to Goldman Sachs: The Fictions of Fictitious Capital

As published in Critique, based on a presentation given at the China Academy of Sciences, School of Marxist Studies in Beijing in November 2009, and at the Left Forum in New York City, March 20, 2010. 12,494 more words


Thank goodness we can't tell the future

Journal Entry: March 27, 2014

“Thank goodness we can’t tell the future. We’d never get out of bed.” Julia Roberts as Barbara Weston in August: Osage County. 740 more words


In LA...

In LA, each passing day,
the people you pass by,
they barely smile.
Those people pass you by
and rarely raise their eyes.
It’s no surprise. 101 more words


Water crisis: High & Dry

In an informal tented settlement just outside of Zahle, dozens of Syrian refugee women and girls crowd around faucets pumping water out of a large plastic tank. 2,462 more words



by Beth Ann Morgan

The timeless power of a good story continues to blow me away. Stories have the unique ability to make people relate, feel emotion, and motivate change. 318 more words


Face facts, Ebola is not a crisis in America, so let's look at real ones

America’s Ebola “crisis” prompted concerns, created some needed awareness here and about the real problem in Africa, and was otherwise stupidly magnified by 24/7 cable television and Election Day next week. 396 more words