Archive for the ‘commentary’ Category

Pepper Sprayed in Oakland: Aftermath

Reflections on the mugging attack I sustained April 8 2013 (see previous blog entry).

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Occupy the Media

How do we counter the demand for insanely spendy political campaigns? How do we boycott propaganda?

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Why I Planned a Home Birth (and You Should Too)

Why a home birth is worth fighting for! With pictures from the birth of my son.

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Should We Allow Market Conversations With Minors?

Tweet Sympathetically incensed by this post on DadWagon.com entitled, “Dear General Mills: Fuck You”, I started giving some thought to the problem of highly child-attractive packaging selling food that even pigeons would reject. The kind of food for which it seems that the lower the cost of the ingredients, the greater the expenditure on marketing […]

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Stephen Quayle Commands Freaky Web Traffic

Meet Steven Quayle. His readers/followers seem to wind up on the H+ Magazine website a lot.

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All Bosses Suck

I stayed up past pi o’clock on a work night to post a very long comment on a high-falutin’ academic blog that has a mission statement. me=sucker.

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Metastasizing Nicely

The penultimate post of 2009.

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The Trouble with Traffic Laws

Tweet CriticalMass.org posted a blurb about a study in the UK showing how women cyclists are more likely to get run down than men cyclists, apparently because they are far more likely to stop at red lights and stop signs and follow car traffic laws. A commenter named Elijah responded by asserting that he felt […]

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