Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Days when all the thoughts stay in my head, and is this supposed to be relaxing? All the layers of remembering, and which one matters the most? I keep dropping things behind my stove. What I mean is that I want you to find me.   

Thursday, November 20, 2014

My review of Dispatches Against Displacement in the San Francisco Chronicle...

The rhetoric of displacement is that progress can be made only by allowing gentrification to proceed unabated. “Dispatches Against Displacement” demands a paradigm shift that reimagines permanent housing as a communal necessity rather than a luxury only attainable for a few. In a city under the wrecking ball of yet another speculative frenzy, this book is a crucial intervention.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Did someone say Veterans Day?

Periodic request for an end to war experts on antiwar programs. Periodic reminder that war experts will never bring us peace. Periodic reminder that whenever someone says “our brave soldiers,” they support war. Periodic reminder that whenever someone says that the military is “keeping us safe,” this means more people will die.