June 3, 2021

A warning about bad faith arguments and propaganda

I wrote a piece in October 2020 about live streaming. The article was written with the idea in mind that the argument against live streaming was genuine. That the people arguing were doing so in good faith. Perhaps some of them are. After all, they have every reason to be afraid. People in activism are […]

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June 2, 2021

Quick Note on Metaphors

As a precursor to the lengthy arguments about anti-journalism and pseudo-anarchists attempting to censor activism, I want to briefly discuss these two specific ‘ metaphors ‘ that have been floating around the Twitter-sphere. These mantras are popular phrases used in an attempt to shut down arguments when journalists want to film any activist events. * […]

November 5, 2020

About the site…

Some significant changes are coming. I will no longer be writing alone or managing the site alone. It is going to become a joint venture. At some point, the entire format of the page will change as well with more than text being available as other media formats are integrated into the site. I’m also […]

November 1, 2020

Short: On Voting

Something important to note about elections in the United States is that votes are never fully counted on Election Day. It is an impossibility. This idea from the GOP that somehow votes are counted in full by midnight on the first Tuesday of November every fourth year with a clear winner is ignorant of history, […]

October 30, 2020

Notes Before the 2020 Election

[Pulled from the archives; much has changed since I began this draft; started sometime in August 2020 – finished 29 October 2020] Like many, I have expressed grave concerns for the coming election in November 2020. Like many, I am worried that it will not go without serious incident. My worries are not limited to […]

October 25, 2020

On the Rejection of Live Streaming

The rejection of live streaming by activists in the US is deeply concerning. I understand some of the arguments as to why live streaming seems like it could be dangerous to activists but these arguments are largely misguided. As I am tired of repeating myself, I decided to type all of this out. Live stream […]

October 1, 2020

“I tried to tell you…”

Talked to a friend the other day. The extent of the conversation was along the lines that “we tried to tell all of you but you thought we were crazy”. And as I read the drafts from 4-5 years ago, the ones I never published, I think about how I wasn’t loud enough. How I […]

July 25, 2020

On Protest (2)

[Note: I started this draft several years ago. Similar to On Protest (1), which was published years after writing, the context has not changed. Some details have been filled in with current events or my own knowledge growing.]   The word is officially revealed that Dear Leader has never been a decent human being. The […]

June 25, 2020

Looking Across the Ocean

My country is dying. And we are struggling against the rise of fascism in the process. I knew this day would come. When I was preparing to leave the US, in my gut, I knew it would come. No matter where in the world I ended up, I knew that at some point I would […]

July 31, 2019

In bed with me tonight is The Annotated Alice It’s an illustrated copy of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland from sometime in three 1950s I think Given that I mostly write these posts live now, without edits, I really have bi mind to check The show Versailles is on in the background I’ve had some very […]

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