Rants and ruminations by a classical liberal with radical Chicano tendencies
My friend thinks that American media outlets are obsessing about Iran’s New Revolution in order to divert “our” attention from the revolutions happening here in our own back yard . While I won’t go as far as she does in attributing conspiratorial motives to the media or to the US corporation Conocophillips, I do believe that [...]
While some people look at cockroaches as disgusting pests, We view them as resilient organisms that predate humans and will likely outlive us as well. People of color, the poor, the downtrodden, and the oppressed, much like cockroaches, are often despised, feared and in some cases have been the objects of extermination.
We started this blog as an attempt to understand the complicated world we live in. Things have changed since the old days of conquest, colonization, and slavery. Anonymous living, consumerism, and mass media have made it difficult to identify the forces that make modern-day oppression possible. Thus, posts here tend to focus on corruption, media, bureaucracy, ethics, economics, law, human rights, etc...in short, We try to take a second-order inquiry into assumptions and systems that some of us take for granted. We also take time to challenge stereotypes that function to place us in a box. Occasionally, We just rant.
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