Category Archives: the dismissal of non-white cultures

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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Mitákuye Oyás’iŋ, we are all related, todos somos familia

Mitákuye Oyás’iŋ, we are all related, todos somos familia Imagine being by nature more of a pantheist than anything else, and arriving at a place where ALL life is respected… For me, that was the feeling that permeated my entire … Continue reading

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Standing Rock miracles…los milagros de Standing Rock

Last night I watched the heartfelt public apology by Wesley Clark Jr. and all the US vets who knelt at the feet of  native elders and felt a profound gratitude.  Just the depth of love and support and humbleness in … Continue reading

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Standing Rock, part 1 – warning: mushy contents

Standing Rock:  Day 1 November 22nd I found another woman who is also driving, and we are leaving later today in her school bus for Standing Rock. That means I will have to fly back, because I have to see … 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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A small pastoral diversion/ un pequeño desvío pastoral

Today I had the misfortune of reading a post from Think Progress, a group I have long patronized and donated money to, obviously very partial to Hillary Clinton and to her “faith.”   I found the  article triggered my gag … Continue reading

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