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Second Chances

I believe
in picking up
broken glass
before it is
stepped on.

I believe
there are many
shades of blue.
Not all of
them beautiful. 117 more words

This Is How We Learn

"They spilled on us like we weren’t there": Louisiana's 'invisible' fishing community

By Simi Kang

A Vietnamese fisherman’s wife gestures to a forefinger with her thumb, pointing to the second knuckle to indicate how small the brown shrimp are this season; “we’re not making enough for gas—we can barely pay our deckhands, let alone ourselves.” 1,684 more words

Politics & Policy

"George Bush Doesn't Care About Black People"

In August of 2005, I was only 8 years old. I don’t remember a lot about being 8 years old, I don’t remember who I was friends with or what music I liked, but I do remember Hurricane Katrina. 694 more words

Character Choices and Draco Demands Many Cyndaquil!

Draco has been working on his novel. It’s turning out fairly well. A part of Draco wants to take it into a game(a la visual novel or rpg( Kind of like those Lonely Wolf Treat games Draco always recommends to you.)) but for now it’s about getting the story out. 945 more words

Draco-ings

When Disaster Strikes

After Hurricane Katrina in 2005, citizens and government officials across America were asking the same question: should New Orleans be rebuilt? The question seems simple, but the answer is quite nuanced. 474 more words

Climate Change

An Insider's View of the 1%

The 1%

Directed by Jamie Johnson (2006)

Film Review

The 1%, produced and directed by Johnson and Johnson heir Jamie Johnson, offers a rare insider perspective on the dangers of extreme wealth inequality for contemporary society. 198 more words

The Global Economic Crisis