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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05 April 2009 ~ 0 Comments

North Korea Is Not a Threat – Unveiling Hegemonic Discourses

That security is socially constructed does not mean that there are not to be found real, material conditions that help to create particular interpretations of threats, or that such conditions are irrelevant to either the creation or undermining of the assumptions underlying security policy. Enemies, in part, “create” each other, via the projections of their […]

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11 March 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Apply for a Job with Homeland Security!

Homeland security is hiring for an Associate General Counsel for Immigration! And it is a job that would guarantee ‘job security.” After all, DHS has an overbloated budget that needs justification, hence the detaining of non-violent, non-criminal immigrants like gardeners, nurses, construction workers and students. And instead of speedy deportation, most immigrants in ICE custody […]

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02 October 2008 ~ 0 Comments

A History of Federal Bailouts …

during the crisis of capitalism …

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25 September 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Wall Street Collapse? Another Crisis of Capitalism

I wish I had the ability to be shocked when I hear about a ‘deep crisis’ that can cause staggering losses (a cyclical crisis of capitalism), a $700 billion bailout for private sector cronies and John McCain canceling a 2-3 hour debate appearance as a publicity stunt to resolve this crisis (as if, his presence […]

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