Category Archives: politics

Mantou-crumbs

I’d been struggling to write something about the James Damore Google Memo, and then the Neo-Nazi/White supremacist march and violence in Charlottesville, VA happened. The below thoughts on the Google Memo are scattered and incomplete and a news cycle too … Continue reading

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Recommended Long Read: What does the Department of Energy actually do and why you should care about how it is run.

Vanity Fair:  Why the Scariest Nuclear Threat May Be Coming From Inside the White House – Michael Lewis The title is unfortunately click-baity and partisan, but it really is worth a read. The shambles that the State Department is in, the … Continue reading

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Oh hey look, a Squirrel!

I can’t tell if the racism is a distraction for the sexism is a distraction for the anti-semitism is a distraction for the corruption (1) is a distraction for Paul Ryan’s plan to dismantle the social safety net (privitization of medicare/medicaid/social security) … Continue reading

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Hello old friend…

I’m back.  For a little while, at least. I won’t lie.  This election was deeply unsettling and upsetting.  For the first time in a long while, I was reminded that I was _not_ an American, i.e. a caucasian-American, but merely the other.  If … Continue reading

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