Brainstorming a Guide to ‘How To Be Poor (But NOT Powerless)’ — a very messy WIP

From just the things that came on the news today, Los Angeles will be voting ASAP on a ‘humane’ way to remove homeless people from nearby parks, beneath underpasses, and on many sidewalks, (perhaps inspired by the expulsion of homeless neighbors from Echo Park), FEMA is all ‘no comment’ on an NPR investigation showing their … Read moreBrainstorming a Guide to ‘How To Be Poor (But NOT Powerless)’ — a very messy WIP

Responding to Emaline’s article in Mad in America

This sounds like Emaline isn’t describing a problem with data or the science as much as there’s a false promise of care, where people are getting their “medical facts” second hand without scrutiny if it is proportionately corrected in mainstream media, as there’s already an incentivize for being research to turn into good click-bait; putting … Read moreResponding to Emaline’s article in Mad in America

Cedric Tai asks Judith Butler a question and it started an interest in Marxism…

Cedric: My question is about the way we talk about the right to a job…specifically the idea you were talking about ‘how we get create the right and access to meaningful work’, In politics each party generally promises to ‘the freedom to pursue any job’ and ‘the right to work’ which are all just ideas, … Read moreCedric Tai asks Judith Butler a question and it started an interest in Marxism…