TRAINSPOTTING. I actually read the book (by Irvine Welsh) a few months ago, but it has really stuck with me, which is a sure sign that I need to write about it. 1,048 more words
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The Fallacy of “Dismantling Mass Incarceration:” Wishful thinking refuted by ordinary mathematics and science.
I’ve noticed that there is now academic as well as popular interest in “Dismantling Mass Incarceration” in the United States. When serious academics get involved, it’s time to address the issue head-on. 1,544 more words
I feel like floating in the air Drifting aimlessly without knowing when gravity will pull me back on solid ground When you walk in a crowded hallway Hearing the subtle excuse me's and sorry's As people bump slightly with each other Trying to pick for a pen that fell While you are squeezing yourself in the flow without even brushing off with the slightest touch of fabric from someone's clothes What does it feel like To talk in front of everybody without imagining someone in the dark side of the room shaking his head with disapproval What does it feel like To not care at all with strangers I pass on by everyday Every time an accidental eye contact is made, it feels so unnatural; Is it my face? 402 more words