During Democratic debates Hillary Rodham Clinton regularly interrupts and speaks over Bernie Sanders and the various moderators against official rules. This is not news, of course. However, this has been on my mind, as I try to understand what happened… Read More ›
When discussing problems related to racism, sexism, heterosexism, classism, anti-intellectualism, or Donald Trump, for example, you may often renounce these forces as non-existent and/or things that do no real harm, will not actually matter. You might go further and say people make… Read More ›
Much to the chagrin to the majority of Texans, including law enforcement agencies and those for canceled carry, open carry begins in Texas in just a few hours. This law will allow the approximately 100,000 people with concealed permits to openly… Read More ›
Society regularly miss-labels academics “radicals in the ivory tower,” especially those who work in the Liberal Arts, as they tend to be very aware of everyday culture and life. This wrath from society targets people, regardless of degrees or jobs, who… Read More ›
About one month ago I saw a bumper sticker that said “one voice, one vote.” This slogan and its many problems have been on my mind since then. This slogan, while deeply rooted historically, is perhaps now more than ever problematic… Read More ›
A few of my students made an excellent point today while we were discussing the ADA and how it relates to college, privilege, identity and intersectionality, and so on. My students suggested, given that the wheelchair icon is such a wide-spread… Read More ›
What does “life” really mean? Join me in this thought exercise!
Poem inspired by the juxtapositions of life.