Monthly Archives: July 2017

Place Name: Oracabessa by Kei Miller

Oracabessa – origins disputed but most likely leave over from the Spanish. Oracabeza, Golden Head, though what gold was here other than light shining off the bay, other than bananas bursting out from red flowers? But this too is disputed … Continue reading

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A Small Needful Fact

A Small Needful Fact Ross Gay Is that Eric Garner worked for some time for the Parks and Rec. Horticultural Department, which means, perhaps, that with his very large hands, perhaps, in all likelihood, he put gently into the earth … Continue reading

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jasper texas 1998

jasper texas 1998 BY LUCILLE CLIFTON i am a man’s head hunched in the road. i was chosen to speak by the members of my body. the arm as it pulled away pointed toward me, the hand opened once and … Continue reading

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Patrick Wolfe’s “Settler Colonialism and the Elimination of the Native”

Originally posted on NYU Food, Land and Power:
Patrick Wolfe, in “Settler colonialism and the elimination of the Native,” lays out a detailed argument in which he seeks to distinguish between genocide and settler colonialism while also illuminating the complexity…

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Cognitive Dissonance: The Most Prolific Psychological Plague of our Time

Originally posted on The Rabbit Hole:
There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn’t true. The other is to refuse to accept what is true – Soren Kierkegaard In psychology, cognitive dissonance is the mental…

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