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Race

It’s always been hard for me to tell the difference between denial and what used to be known as hope.    – Michael Chabon, The Wonder Boys     I’ve written several shitty first drafts on the subject of race and … Continue reading

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Culture Shock

“It takes world class stupidity to foul the entire planet.” Derrick Jensen After watching Hurricane Katrina and the aftermath, and knowing it had all been predicted, sometime after that, I stumbled onto Endgame. One lone copy sat on a table … Continue reading

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Thinking Football

Like millions of Americans, I’ve been watching the NFL playoffs this weekend.  The game of the moment is the Seattle Seahawks at the Washington Redskins. Whole sociology classes have been devoted to the study of sports in American society.  My … Continue reading

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