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Feminist Contradictions

Amicus Plato, sed magis amica veritas is an old chestnut, from the days of Scholastic disputation in medieval universities. “I am a friend to Plato, but a greater friend to truth.” It has relevance for the Green Party which has … Continue reading

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Course of Terror Attacks of 2017

The end of the year 2017 approaches. Here is an accessible listing, performed by a close relative, of the incidents of politically motivated attacks, specifically of Islamic perpetrators against Western targets, during the last year. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1mMz405h7DI_2oe0gNNXaIs8gWpjGChGup56VNKUIBUM/edit#gid=0

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Internal Exile

This record of political commentary, this statement by the Secretary of the Cascadia Chapter of the Pacific Green Party, will not be the first to note, in this post, the intolerable contradiction of present-day activists who uphold human dignity by, … Continue reading

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Will We Address Asian Privilege?

The figures from the United States Census appear to show that the Asian population has a mean income some 25 % above that of the so-called “white” population. That threatens, on the face of it, the category of Asian folk … Continue reading

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Deir ez-Zor Has Been Relieved

The Syrian Army, with assistance from Russian and Iranian armed forces, today broke the two-year siege of the last substantial city controlled by ISIS in Syria, Deir ez-Zor on the Euphrates. Update 5 September 2017:  You heard it here first. … Continue reading

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Another Dead Citizen — Cop Protects Himself

In Los Angeles today, another unarmed citizen was shot and killed by a police officer.  In this case there was a complaint at three o’clock in the morning that there was a too-loud party.  The police who arrived were attacked … Continue reading

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Lessons from Colonialism

While my two teenaged sons, Michael Kepler and John Dominic, were attending the much-anticipated Free Speech pro-Trump rally in front of City Hall this last weekend, getting onto the front page of the British newspaper the Guardian, I went to … Continue reading

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