Left to right: Ruth Conniff, Mercedes Falk, Shaun Duvall, Roberto Tecpile, John Rosenow and Stan Linder at the Wabasha library | Wisconsin Examiner photo With the toxic anti-immigrant sentiment that has become a staple of American politics, it is heartening to hear about new bridges being built between Wisconsin dairy farmers and undocumented immigrants. These … Continue reading unexpected allies: wisconsin dairy farmers and undocumented immigrants
Students listen during a rally in support of inclusive Family Life Education outside of Luther Jackson Middle School in Falls Church, Virginia, on July 14, 2022.Eric Lee for The Washington Post via Getty Images High school students are supporting their peers in ways unimaginable when I was in high school. When I was in high … Continue reading high school students are supporting their peers in ways unimaginable when I was young
The convoluted messaging from the pandemic is begging to be parodied. CDC communications have been atrocious during the pandemic.
You may have heard about the documentary Planet of the Humans. You should definitely see the movie, but read this post first.
I don’t even know where to begin when talking about my new home called Coronavirus Limbo. Coincidentally it looks a lot like my studio apartment. But there’s living in my apartment, and then there’s living in Coronavirus Limbo, Wisconsin. Outwardly, they look very similar, but inwardly, they feel very different.
If Planet Mercury's age was the equivalent of one day, the Greco-Roman pantheon from which the name comes from would have appeared only within the last one-tenth of a second of the day. As such, if someone tried to talk to Planet Mercury about its retrograde motion and its impact on our travel and communication, the ancient planet would likely respond, "Wait, what?"
It seems the biggest media companies aren’t even trying to hide their bias any more. Presidential candidate and Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard announced the week before last that she was considering boycotting the fourth Democratic debate in Ohio. She felt and still feels that the Democratic National Committee in partnership with corporate media organizations have been trying to rig the primaries before a single vote would be cast. And while she ultimately participated in the debate, the subsequent media attacks against Tulsi, and the way bias played out in the debate proved that she was right.
Blogthings was a creature of the early blogging years. A time when blogging was starting to get popular and before Facebook began to dominate. As a customer-minded business dedicating to meeting the needs of its customers, they saw a need bloggers had. The need for interesting content. Every Emily, Dylan, Tiffany, Ryan, Amanda, and multiples of twenty-seven Jennifers were jumping in on the blogging bandwagon. This was cool, until you had to, you know, write interesting content. Which not many were skilled at.
Soundtrack in my head: The Stone Poneys, "Different Drum" 905513 / Pixabay It's been more than a month since I've posted on this blog. I had a crazy eight week class--Psychopathology--that required weekly exams and bi-weekly papers. It was the equivalent of Anatomy class for med students as we got to learn about the DSM-5, … Continue reading DSM-5, the “new book of crazy”
Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives held a rather extraordinary vote that says a lot more about the reality of American politics than most media pundits would have you believe, and provides Exhibit A as to why not to take either MSNBC or Fox News very seriously. The truth is, there are four major political … Continue reading the four major political parties of the united states