We (as in my students and I) have been learning about the 13 British colonies and the road to revolution. Yesterday, we read about the Stamp, Tea, Sugar, and Quartering Acts. 663 more words
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by Carl Safina, National Georgraphic Ocean views, April 26, 2016 The Skeena River snakes out of fir-lined fjords on the misty northern coast of British Columbia, and washes over a thousand-acre sandbar.
Uni students make me angry.
Looking at them makes me angry.
I cannot believe the anger they manage to bring out of me sometimes, for it is an angry anger that is quite angry. 599 more words
A contemporary complaint, seemingly common in protest movements, is that ‘you won’t hear this in the media’, or similar statements about the ‘mainstream media’. For example, failed Labour parliamentary candidate George Aylett posted “where are the media reports?” to Twitter, about 48 minutes after the protests he was attending had formally begun… 502 more words