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My First 10K Race - Longest Day Race

My first race was the Longest Day Race at UBC on June 15, 2012. Every year the race happens in the evening of Friday near the real longest day of the year (June 21). 57 more words

Running

Doyle McManus: Democrats' Hunt For The White Working-Class Male Voter

Los Angeles: Democrats were once the party of the white working man — but that was a long time ago.

In the 2012 presidential election, Barack Obama won only one-third of the votes of white working-class men, a modern-day low. 121 more words

Politics

Some Things Never Change

I was thinking back to the day I first met her. Straight jet black hair, fierce shining eyes and a smile which showed confidence rather than grace. 325 more words

Lines between military and police now fully blurred

From the Daily Beast here:

Documents obtained by CNN show that Missouri’s National Guard referred to Ferguson protesters as “adversaries” and “enemy forces” as it prepared to quell riots over the shooting of Michael Brown.

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Theorizing the Web, Day 1: cache flow & code queering & racial standpoints & magic & music & concrete dust

Theorizing the Web has been fascinating, but a bit of a shock to the system after AdaCamp. TtW is gloriously DIY, which has a lot of benefits: it’s particularly great to see an academic(ish) conference that’s open to activists and artists, and not hideously expensive to attend. 2,146 more words

Race creeps into debate over stalled nomination for attorney general

By Sari Horwitz

African American and other civil rights leaders infuriated over the stalled confirmation vote on Loretta E. Lynch, the first black woman to be nominated for attorney general, are casting the delay as an issue with racial overtones. 174 more words

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Korrasami; Yes, TV!

Warning: spoilers ahead!

I was halfway through season one of the Legend of Korra series when the last episode aired. It was inevitable that spoilers for… 130 more words