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A Statement of Intent

I am a recent graduate of the University of Washington history and philosophy departments and I am currently preparing to enter into a PhD program. My passion and my goal in life is the improvement of the systems and the institutions that govern our lives and societies. 546 more words

Politics

Racialized Thoughts in a Racialized World

The following may be a bit disjointed or unorganized. I hope to rejuvenate my action on this blog as it has been a very long time since I last posted any content. 563 more words

New World Order for Fun and Profit

The Martial Lord of Wei asked one of his ministers what had caused the destruction of a certain nation-state. The minister said, “Repeated victories in repeated wars.”

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Anarchy by design: ‘Anti-Trump’ flash mobs, Hollywood, and the Wall Street war chest

Another article written just after the election.

From 21st Century Wire

by Shawn Helton
November 17, 2016

It’s a novel scene, even for America: President Elect Donald Trump is facing an unprecedented wave of organized opposition prior to moving into the White House. 3,843 more words

Make America great Again-Get Rid of the Electoral College!

I would never presuppose to take away from Donald Trump’s victory. It is a victory,even though he lost the popular vote by more than 2.5 Million votes. 307 more words

Teaching

What if legal permanent residents could vote?

According to the Department of Homeland Security, there are more than 13 million legal permanent residents in the United States. I’m one of them. U.S. politics matters a lot to me, since this is where I live my life, but my fellow green card holders and I have no vote with which to express our opinions on the future of our home country. 753 more words

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