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Blood Cries Out From The Soil

(this is for the dead)

Fighter jets are flying overhead; their screeching rage punctuating the rumbling roar of heavy-tread machines behind me. Particles of dust and exhaust cling to sweat-drenched skin in the searing sun. 2,891 more words

Cultural Commentary

Walking with the Spirits Part 1-A

This series has taken a little longer to get going than I wanted, mostly because I was waiting for a book to arrive. That book is Animism: Respecting the Living World by Graham Harvey. 1,606 more words

Religion/Spirituality

Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity from Microwave Technology Finally Medically Proven*

Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity from Microwave Technology Finally Medically Proven*

Finally, there’s documented medical proof that electromagnetic hypersensitivity is a real-time health issue that actually can be verified using standard medical procedures and testing capabilities. 1,149 more words

Humanities

Excerpt: French Mediterraneans

The following is an excerpt from French Mediterraneans: Transnational and Imperial Histories (May 2016), edited and with an introduction by Patricia M.E. Lorcin and Todd Shepard. 1,494 more words

Uber & The 606: The Worth and Work of Women of Color in the Neoliberalism Era

While riding with my daughter the other morning, we traveled down the new above-ground park-slash-bike/jogging trail called conversely The Bloomingdale Trail and The 606. While grabbing some water on the way up the 606, I noticed the trail was extra busy, with many joggers and walkers as it was such a brilliant, nice day. 1,053 more words

Politics

Justifications of Colonialism

I did an obscure English module on African literature. One of the books was Heart of Darkness, which was not really ‘African’ but boring as hell and written from a white patriarchal viewpoint. 582 more words

Housing

Revolutionary Spirits and Occult Strategies of Resistance

By Brian Johnson

The sit-in. The march. The occupation of public space. The power of many forms of protest lies not in the immediate effects of its tactics; the purpose of the act is not the disruption of business or traffic at a particular facility or city street – these are merely means to an end. 3,246 more words

Anarchism