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I honestly don’t know what to say about the disappearance of the 43 students from the Raúl Isidro Burgos Normal School.  Sin Embargo has an overview of the situation as of this morning… 662 more words

Economy & Business

Why "Gotham" is So Damn Good

by Gabriel Valdez

We’re three episodes into Gotham on Fox. I didn’t expect it to be good. I thought I’d watch a few episodes of something trying way too hard to be stylish and then I’d give up. 1,300 more words


The Green Shock Doctrine: a Decade of False Climate Solutions

Anne Petermann, has been banned from future U.N. Climate Conferances for her vocal activism. Here, she outlines the last decade of U.N. Climate Conference failures and false solutions. 179 more words


Top 10 -- The Books That Stay With Me -- Gabriel Valdez

One thing we noticed when putting together these lists is that Vanessa’s had seven women writers. Mine only has two. Cleopatra’s and Eden’s lists had three. 1,353 more words

Top 10

Rolling Stone: 'We Need Hope and Fear in Equal Measure': An Interview With Naomi Klein

Author of ‘This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate’ on the epic battle for the planet’s future

     Naomi Klein                                                                                                                                                                       Christopher Wahl

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Corporate Empire

Why Ideology Trumps Law In The BC Teacher's Strike

Most of you reading this probably have a clear idea of why British Columbia’s public education system is idle, but for those that do not let me offer my take on how we got here.   647 more words

BC Current Events

Balancing the OKAY fulcrum

Lessons filed between the plant world and the Twitterverse

I have a neighborhood. In that neighborhood, I found a live oak plant growing from an old dead stump at the beginning of the Summer. 1,904 more words

"Real" Monsters