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A Stitch in Time - Sandy.July2012

This was another tough week for the world. Between bombings and shootings, it’s one of those moments that’s difficult to process… Surrealism and cultural distortion are a day-to-day occurrences now. 885 more words

Creating

know your enemy -- 2:34 am

Two summers ago, I spent almost a month in Madrid with the INESLE program. One night towards the end of the trip, a group of us was walking back to the train station at about 9pm after going out to dinner. 633 more words

I Can't Sleep

UKIP: You can't Rationalize the Irrational

After recent TV documentaries like Meet the Ukippers and 100 Days of UKIP what follows is some thoughts on the political meaning of UKIP and the poverty of most responses to it. 1,619 more words

Democracy

Kendrick Lamar - Blacker the Berry (NSFW) and 'Double Consciousness'

It’s not often that students come to me and, overwhelmingly, ask my opinion on any one topic.  This past week or so I have had a number of students ask me my thoughts on… 1,715 more words

Hip-Hop

On the Right to Criticize Work

This article on the Independent’s website got me thinking about the relationship between work and free speech. Since this was the only article on the Independent’s website to get me thinking in the past year, I felt it safe to assume that this was blog-worthy. 1,779 more words

Essays

A Stitch in Time - Fielden.June2012

The idea that we live in multiple worlds at once is starting to take root. I came to terms with this gradually over some time and I hope this writing exercise can help you reconcile what we’re all experiencing. 675 more words

Creating

The Race Files - (N) Bombs Over Black Man / Calling Out a Friend

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I don’t want them hip white people coming up to me calling me no nigger or telling me nigger jokes. I don’t like it! I’m just telling you, it’s uncomfortable to me. 1,582 more words

Social Behavior