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Playing with Numbers and People

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How fun to watch them dance. Whirling around quickly. Different colors and sizes. The big black ones are the best. They equal great success. Even though the red ones are good for the tax. Behind computer screens shielded from the rest of the world people fervently watch moving numbers on bank accounts. All energy is [&hellip... more →

Abandon the Metaphor

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As a euphemism for compliant, “moderate” in its present political perversion is an achievement of the investment in ideas by American conservatism. Since there is no corresponding investment in ideas to lend continuity to the human rights movements that rose up against the excesses of corporate liberalism, it is no surprise that a lost generation [&hellip... more →

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Tofino Roundup

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Yuppie Bellicosity

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Two summers ago, Obama was lauding Nixon’s foreign policy. Two weeks ago it was Reagan’s foreign policy he praised. Today he expressed his gratitude to Reagan for curbing the excesses of the 60s and 70s. To sum up, the Democratic candidate for President of the United States finds merit in murdering 3 million Vietnamese, 1 [&hellip... more →

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Promises Made

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My mother and I were born in Seattle on Duwamish land adjacent to Lake Washington. Chief Seattle’s descendants and relatives once fished Sockeye salmon where my grandmother taught swimming. Along Seattle’s extensive waterfront, there were ninety Duwamish longhouses when they signed the 1855 Treaty of Point Elliott, yet it took the tribe until 2001 to [&hellip... more →

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