There has been quite a bit of discussion around whether it is appropriate to speculate about whether Donald Trump has a mental illness. The rhetoric and armchair diagnosis of Trump is already happening and it’s important to look at the arguments for why people are doing that and perhaps more importantly whether people should. I […]… Continue reading Reblog: On the Medicalization of Donald Trump, via crippledscholar
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Reblog: NWSA Executive Committee Letter on Pulse Nightclub Tragedy
The NWSA Executive Committee sent the following letter by email to its members earlier today. It does a good job (especially the third paragraph) of showing how different forms of violence and seemingly disparate attacks, though not to be conflated, are interconnected through broader cultural currents. Dear NWSA members, As members of the Executive Committee,… Continue reading Reblog: NWSA Executive Committee Letter on Pulse Nightclub Tragedy
via Native News Online: Heinrich Statement on Adding Gold King Mine Spill Site to Superfund National Priorities List
from Native News Online Published March 2, 2016 WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), a member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, issued the following statement in support of addi… Source: Heinrich Statement on Adding Gold King Mine Spill Site to Superfund National Priorities List
A Beautiful Day for a Protest
The crowd in front of the Institute for Foreign Languages is enormous by 9 o’clock, comprised of thousands of mostly young women, though there are young men and older folks as well. Here and there is a monk or two. They stretch for almost a kilometer in each direction down Russian Boulevard, with the crowd… Continue reading A Beautiful Day for a Protest
Out with the old…?
The national elections are bearing down on us. The closer we get, the more frequent and raucous the political campaigning becomes. Where the commune elections saw hardly any crowds of campaigners or promotional flags, with only a propaganda video here or there, the election for the leader of Cambodia has seemingly galvanized most everybody. You… Continue reading Out with the old…?