Category Archives: Diffeomorphisms on a manifold

Let’s Unpack “the Personal Is Political”

  This morning brought, on the usual disreputable websites, the appearance of another disapproving look, this time by a military historian, of the past two Presidential administrations.  Andrew Bracevich the author of America’s War for the Middle East: A Military History, in … Continue reading

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We Were Never Data-driven

  I’m retired, after more than twenty years full-time teaching in high school, in Portland Public Schools.  During that time, and with greater and greater urgency toward the end of my tenure, we were continually beseeched, as teachers, to do … Continue reading

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Who to Believe

Not long ago, the veteran Portland-based progressive peace activist Brian Willson posted a report on a purportedly impartial non-governmental organization which in effect spreads lies about the UN and the Assad government in Syria. On this basis, one would doubt … Continue reading

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It’s in T. Oliver Country

The State Co-ordinating Committee of the Pacific Green Party of Oregon has announced that the Second State Nominating Convention of the Party will be held Saturday, 13 August 2016, in a little library building in the far Southeastern part of … Continue reading

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Apothéose de Barack le Grand

So Please Do Not Accuse [author of the May 26th manuscript has habit of emphasizing the first few words of a paragraph, in this case a paragraph of parenthetical comments] this author of anti-American reverse racism — the author of … Continue reading

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Dialectical Inversion Dictates: We Are Russia

I translate Russian professionally.  O.K.?  And man, is the United States these days an authoritarian tyranny in the guise of an elective republic. . !  Russia is our Future, Comrade!  Viva Ché!  Um . . Russia has come out of … Continue reading

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This is how the System Rejects Real Change

Michael hi this is Emma I am just writing to let you know that a motion has been made to be voted on by the SCC to expel you from the Pacific Green Party. What this would mean is that … Continue reading

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