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Today's Word is... FERGUSON

It was my freshman year of college.  The football team was on a Cinderella like run and had made it into the Division 1AA championship against Appalachian State, the defending champs.  543 more words



What a tangle. I get that people are trying to fight classism, but what do they call their own worldview, which seems to presuppose the existence of some fundamental moral difference between a person who has little money and a person who has a lot? 266 more words


This and that from re Thai r ment, by 3Th. 10 Joe 0002

“Dum  Spiro, Spero” 

     as long as you’re breathing, there’s hope.



The rainy season has brought overcast skies but little rain to BKK. 3,488 more words


Days of Rage: Is Ferguson spreading out or dissipating?

Inspired by the ongoing events in Ferguson, Anonymous has called for Days of Rage protests across the nation:

At least one part of the story here is the reasonably sophisticated use of social media, including Youtube above.  340 more words

Hong Kong democracy stalemate sets stage for possible financial district shutdown

Source: Reuters, by James Pomfret, Aug 21, 2014

SHENZHEN China – Chinese officials and Hong Kong democrats failed on Thursday to resolve a standoff over political reforms in the freewheeling former British colony, a deadlock that could end up shutting down the city’s financial district next month. 108 more words


A visit to Oppenheimer Park's tent city after dark


The number of tents at Oppenheimer Park in Vancouver’s downtown Eastside has grown from a few dozen to over 150, according to a  457 more words

Protests & Rallies

Guy Fawkes

I know this face!! I thought when I met him while walking around the Minster.. but as busy as I have been since I arrived in York, I didn’t have time to understand why the mask of V and Occupy would be hanging from a popular pub in York. 66 more words