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19 June 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Beats for Bangladesh

On April 24th a nine-story garment factory in the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh collapsed. It is estimated that over 6,000 people worked in the building and as of today, the death toll is at 1,129. Approximately 2,500 injured people were rescued from the building. Brands and companies producing their clothing in the building included Benetton, […]

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11 August 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Adjustments

“Do you not know how to adjust?” I often wonder why we are compelled to adjust to the structures and institutions around us rather than have them adjust to our needs. It’s hard — if not impossible — to adjust things like skin color, sexuality, gender, class, certain disabilities, and sometimes even our immigration status. […]

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13 July 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Critique of Professional

Warning: This blog post is not professional. But it is real. Can you deal with it? You say I’m “not professional enough.” I hear “you are not white enough.” Profession-al. It’s such a capitalist word, imbued in the disciplining of our bodies, the appropriation of our words and time for a singular purpose. It’s a […]

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07 July 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Schizophrenia of Capitalism

I’m learning that one can be an agent of production and reproduction, but not change or take control of her own production and reproduction. At least, that is what I am told while my body and story is appropriated for some grand project in ways that I don’t always appreciate. I’m trying to live, act […]

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22 March 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Setting The Record Straight On Libya

“There are more people being gunned down — innocent protesters — in Yemen but no one would propose imposing a no fly zone on Yemen because Yemen does not have oil. It [war on Libya] is so transparently an attempt to protect British companies’ and other Western companies’ massive investments in Libya that it is […]

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