As regular visitors to this blog will know, I’ve been exploring some aspects of Asemic Writing. This interest grew out of my pieces, which all call textured text. 628 more words
Mediaeval handwritten manuscript books are often stunningly beautiful because of their gorgeous illustrations. And handwritten books were incredibly expensive: I remember reading somewhere that by the end of his life, Geoffrey Chaucer had acquired a library of some sixty books; I had that many by the time I went off to secondary school… 493 more words
Most people should be aware that mainstream news has been the conduit government’s around the world use to fabricate circumstances through fake news and convince a largely reluctant population to follow it into war. 1,670 more words
This posting is about my response to the mass media hysteria after the Trump victory and transition to the Trump presidency.
The media, controlled as they are by “moderates,” is unable to explain the quandaries that the progressive movement is facing as it tries to grapple with its future, especially as it relates to the “white working class.” I might have been similarly baffled had I not studied social movements in U.S. 326 more words