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We Children of Empire

  On a jungle wall, in embittered scrawl – these words shouted out to the fall. We are the unwilling lead by the unqualified doing the unnecessary for the ungrateful   in the cradle of civilization - savage acts from the “civilized” is this where we die?   on a dirt road – kicking up [...]

By |October 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Trump’s Latest Attack on Transgender People & Women

The recent news about the Trump administration's attack on trans and non-binary rights (aka human rights) astonishingly claims a scientific foundation for their religious fascistic hatred and stupidity. It'd be hilarious if it weren't so horrifically twisted to condemn more than a million people simply because you can't imagine a world where someone makes their [...]

By |October 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Military-Friendly: Zooming Into the State-Level War Machine

It's a pretty boring drive. My friends in Sweden always engage their rose-colored paradigms when I talk about driving in the US. They think it's like Thelma and Louise or that Johnny Depp commercial where he's driving out in the desert at sunset, burying some jewelry in the midst of a wide expanse of red [...]

By |October 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What London’s Great Stink Has To Do With Us

When the obvious solution becomes the only solution, real change will come. Father Thames was a hot mess. From a glistening river god nestled by a small Roman fort, he had devolved into a putrid disease-carrying wretch, literally dripping with industrial runoff and human and animal waste. Of course, none of this was his fault. [...]

By |October 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Only Bridge We DON’T Need Is The One We’re Building

Fracking operations not only represent a toxic and unnecessary bridge, that bridge is actually a backwards, one-way bridge. When people say that fracked gas and oil are bridge fuels, I can't help but think that they're either joking or making some deep, albeit strained, social commentary. Maybe it's a dig against this country's atrocious infrastructure [...]

By |September 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fighting Absolutism With Activism

It is wildly overwhelming to stand before the doom and gloom of climate change and then feel good about riding your bike, or recycling. So, do we just say forget it? Or do we start somewhere? Where we can? It's not perfect. It's not what I recall seeing in the Utopian slideshows at sustainability workshops [...]

By |September 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments