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When funny Jokes stop being funny

When funny Jokes stop being funny

I have been accused by friends of losing my sense of humour. I no longer laugh to certain jokes, and I have now become a very acerbic person – they tell me. 506 more words

Choice

I haven’t felt like blogging lately.  I’m busy.   Emma is no longer going to school and we have a number of exciting projects we’re working on, in addition to the ones she is working on solo.   769 more words

Autism

The Price of Rebellion – Runo Lite: Blogging 101

Carol A. Hand

Although I’m not sorry I refused to learn how to type as a form of rebellion against gender stereotypes, it did cause me a lot of extra work in my early days. 472 more words

Oppression

What Lies Beneath

I take offense to the words that you speak, as if you’ve got the story straight. You use lies to demonize the victims and the meek, worried that sympathy means you’d have to share your plate. 196 more words

Poem

On Tim Wise and White Privilege

Although I did not really understand it before I came to college, I do agree now that I am one of the most privileged individuals in the United States.  550 more words

Rhodes College

EU Drops Sanctions against Iran’s Central Bank*

EU Drops Sanctions against Iran’s Central Bank*

A top European court has struck down restrictions imposed by the European Union against the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) on an alleged charge of circumventing US-led sanctions against the Islamic Republic. 741 more words

Global Governance

Commentary: Dictators and tycoons gang up to deny the people of China and Hong Kong meaningful political participation

As former Chief Executive of Hong Kong, Tung-chee Hwa, himself a tycoon, is about to lead a delegation of more than 40 Hong Kong tycoons to Beijing on Monday to engage in talks with Xi Jinping and other Communist Party officials, it’s important to recall that the most powerful political institutions in both Hong Kong and the mainland are stacked with the wealthiest people. 710 more words

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