Category Archives: establishment politics

Non-violence and state violence

I am a daughter of the Cuban revolution but I am also the daughter of a US American who was born in Tampa, Florida, the son of a Sephardi US American who was himself born in Rutherford, New Jersey.  My … Continue reading

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Standing Rock: the effects of colonization/ los efectos de la colonización

This is a bilingual post. Este es un artículo bilingüe. After sleeping 12 hours, reading Emma Goldman for one hour at 2 in the morning, and sleeping for another 4 hours, I am finally up. I have been thinking, for … Continue reading

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Ongoing racism and oppression – El racismo y la opresión constantes

This is yet another bilingual post… Este es otro artículo bilingüe. SO!!! Don’t come telling me to kiss and make up, to pretend I am not angry, to ‘come together’ with my oppressors. I have been trying to write an … Continue reading

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The silver lining to the bad news and the worse news: el filo de plata en las noticias malas y las peores

I recently posted a commentary on the Pavlov reflex, which is how we seem to run elections in the United States.  We have been well trained by our corporate masters, including, in particular, the mass corporate media, to salivate at … Continue reading

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Last bilingual post on the Pavlov syndrome – último artículo bilingüe sobre el síndrome de Pavlov (translation provided mañana)

Pavlovian or classical conditioning refers to a learning procedure in which a biologically potent stimulus (the greater evil, a/k/a Donald Trump, or el Donald) is paired with a previously neutral stimulus (elections). It also refers to the learning process that results … Continue reading

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1. What part of “or bust” did you not understand? 2. This is the “or bust” part. 3. Where is the outrage? 1. ¿Qué parte no entienderon de ‘o nada’? 2. Esta es la parte sobre el ‘o nada.’ y 3.¿Dónde está la indignación?

Where is the outrage? ¿Dónde está la indignación? Again, bilingually, and as you can see, I have three issues for you to consider today, as indicated in my title:  1. What part of “Bernie or Bust” did you not understand; 2. … Continue reading

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We now interrupt the regularly scheduled program (elections) for station identification

So it has been all quiet on the Western Front from me, which yes, you could take as an allusion to Remarque’s brilliant post WWI novel about the destruction of human beings by war, or not.  The station in question … Continue reading

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