Winter

This week’s post is a bit of a divergence. It’s some photos (taken last week in Connecticut) and a short poem.

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2015: The Year of Bitcoin

A decade ago I self-published a collection of letters from travels in South America and I talked about money a lot. The irony is, I hated consumerism and capitalism and all those things we associate with the dollar sign—but it’s a simple language we all understand. Telling someone how different prices were from where I [...]

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On Violence

Violence is a projection of weakness, not just when journalists are attacked, but always.

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A Much More Divided New York

A few weeks ago, on December 13th, I joined the Millions March in New York City. Tens of thousands of people from all races and backgrounds came out. Sure, it was sparked by two singular incidents, but there seemed to be a general understanding that the two incidents were symptoms of much larger, more entrenched [...]

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We Will Not Be Silenced

From a statement released by Ferguson Action in response to the mayor calling for a moratorium on protests in New York: Activists issued a scathing statement this afternoon in response to recent attempts by the NYPD to silence the efforts of citizens seeking justice for victims of police violence.  The letter, drafted by Ferguson Action, and [...]

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Report back from #MillionsMarchNYC

The march left Washington Square Park at 2:00pm. Nine and half hours later, at 11:30 that night, I finally stopped marching.

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U.S. Police Have Killed 997 People So Far this Year

The killing of Mike Brown was not an exception, it was a pattern.

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