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#bookreview Reprise Screams and Lavender. Dior. J. Stephens. @dolphinneptune @ghostcitypress

I reviewed this back in October and I’m still in love with the writing!

Here’s my original review for those that may have missed it… 154 more words


Emotional Labor at the Turn of the Century

Attitudes toward work in much of my own writing reflect my cisgender male privilege. On September 27, 2017, for example, I used Bertrand Russell to help me define work in an article my editor rejected and I later posted… 544 more words

Capitalism Collapsing from Inequality... Blame Russia! by Finian Cunningham

by Finian Cunningham
Writer, Dandelion Salad
East Africa
Crossposted from Strategic Culture Foundation, Nov. 17, 2017
November 18, 2017

New figures published this week on obscene inequality show how the capitalist economic system has become more than ever deeply dysfunctional. 1,208 more words


Hanoi and Vietnam’s History

Hanoi is two things: hectic and contradictory. It is hectic because it is the capital. Everything must happen here, but bigger. Vendors clog the sidewalks with impromptu eateries and storefront goods spill out onto the streets. 518 more words


The Pricing of Progress and the Origins of GDP

by Eli Cook*

In the past few years, roughly half a dozen books have come out examining the meteoric rise and profound impact of Gross Domestic Product (GDP). 1,050 more words


Shiro of Voltron and Capitalism

So the wife and I just finished season three of Netflix’s Volrton: Legendary Defender and it took us forever after blowing through the first two seasons. 556 more words

Saturday November 18, 2017

Oh, the indignities one must endure in order to be allowed to live. New ones gather each day in my inbox. Take yesterday, for instance. After teaching my two morning classes, afternoon ones still hanging overhead, I forsook lunch midday (not by choice) in order to attend one of the bugbears of higher ed, a mandatory, university-wide faculty meeting. 608 more words