August 20. Five years ago, we gathered to say goodbye to the love of my life, my husband, Anna’s father. Today I woke up crying, although happy, and it took a minute to realize why. 746 more words
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Corporate 1% in U.S. Gets Wealthier While Cash Piles Up by Lorraine Woellert for Bloomberg. (via Naked Capitalism).
I get excited by the little things: happy endings on tv, a good cupcake, waking up in the morning, you know, the little things. So, just how stoked was I to see an old video from Tavis Smiley and Will Smith and to hear Smith say “that 2+2 is whatever I want it to be.” See, I’ve always believed that things are exactly what you want them to be, regardless what the world tells you it should be. 468 more words
Back in my day, the only billboards along the side of the road were for things like light beer, ambulance chasers, adult video stores, fast food and car dealerships. 234 more words
As July winds to a close, Albany State University faculty, staff and students are putting a period on summer fun and getting ready to head back to class for a new school year. 221 more words
Soak the Rich: An exchange on capital, debt and the future by David Graeber and Thomas Piketty, translated and reprinted by The Baffler.
David Graeber is an anthropologist and radical anarchist known for his book, … 715 more words