Category Archives: Politics

YOU.DON’T.OWN.ME.

No explanation required. Dedicated to my mom, my grandmas, my aunties, mis primas, my students. Advertisements

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From November 4, 2008 to November 6, 2012….

River going to take me, sing sweet and sleepy, Sing me sweet and sleepy all the way back home. It’s a far gone lullaby, sung many years ago. Mama, mama many worlds I’ve come since I first left home. Goin’ … Continue reading

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Evidentiary Maps of ‘Democalypse 2012’

I have been looking at a lot of maps lately. I mean, I love maps, so that is not that strange, but as I keep hearing people throw around incredible accusations about who is to blame for the state of … Continue reading

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We have ourselves quite a misogyny problem up in here.

Perplexed. That is what I am on a good day. Enraged is what I am if I allow myself to ponder on things too long these days. I feel like Bruce Banner. Without the mellow jazz, bongo drums, huge bag … Continue reading

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Larger Rant.

Still Ranty. In general I have not felt terribly underpaid as a teacher. There are several reasons for this, and my generally declining needs threshold is a big one. But here’s the thing. I am exactly the type of person … Continue reading

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Oh, oh, oh, Olympics.

Since I can remember the Olympics, and for the detail oriented among you that would be Summer Games, Montreal, 1976 (a.k.a. Nadia) I have been a superfan. Like millions of other girls I took up gymnastics soon after that summer, … Continue reading

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An open letter to my President (ps: he’s a total boss)

Politics is a tricky business. Sad but true to say, especially since it should be neither tricky OR business, but there you have it. In spite of this, it is the cross we must bear in order to self-govern, though … Continue reading

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