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This was a short essay I wrote a few years ago and have toyed with either expanding or publishing as-is. I decided upon the latter. It’s basic point, that rebellion is justified according to the prime value of a culture, is to my mind eloquently expressed. There’s obviously a great deal more to say on … More Available on Amazon: The Right of Revolution
I’m done with blogging about politics. It no longer interests me. This election has driven from me the desire to man the digital barricades. In the years I’ve spent shouting from my soapbox here, I’ve accomplished nothing. Gun to my head, only vote that matters, forced to choose between Trump and Clinton? I’m not voting … More Good-Bye to All That.
Not this election cycle. Maybe not the next one. But it’s coming. In today’s America, a network of executive, judicial, bureaucratic, and social kinship channels bypasses the sovereignty of citizens. Our imperial regime, already in force, works on a simple principle: the president and the cronies who populate these channels may do whatever they like … More The Revolution is Coming, Friends.
So, I was at the gym this morning, and in between sets I tend to gaze up at the TV. The one closest to me always has MSNBC on, which is fine, as it’s good to absorb the framing of the other side (for the record, I’m a declared Gary Johnson supporter, but I’m not … More Birther Trump is Not a Birther
Yep. This happened. Now, before we get all transphobic, and talking about how someone born biologically male can’t ever have babies, or some such hate-speech, (because biology is a patriarchal construct, okay?) we need to recognize that this is really about consciousness being elevated. “I would say ultimately all advocacy begins with elevated consciousness and … More The Great Trans-Female Reproductive Rights Debate
Watch as a bunch of white people convince themselves that smiling is racist. I don’t know why they’re bothering with these dialectics. A handy flow-chart will suffice for their needs.