high school students are supporting their peers in ways unimaginable when I was young

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

everything’s alright for Boo Radleys autumnal music

Autumn weather brings out my autumnal music playlist. I don't know and don't care if I've posted this before, the songs I will be posting capture the vibe of the season in a special way. This song appears on The Boo Radleys album "Everything's Alright Forever," just in case you wanted more from where this … Continue reading everything’s alright for Boo Radleys autumnal music

corporate greed and inflation

The United States Federal Reserve always uses the same blunt tool to combat inflation or even the remote threat of inflation--hiking interest rates. But this tool has always been based on an assumption that rarely has been true--that rising wages cause inflation. There can be many reasons for inflation. Most recently, pandemic-caused disruptions in the … Continue reading corporate greed and inflation

COVID a mass disabling event

Mallory Stanislawczyk, a disabled former nurse practitioner who suffers from post-COVID illness, gives herself a saline infusion in her Walkersville, Md., home on May 27, 2022. Photo CreditMatt Roth—The Washington Post/Getty Images This article from TIME magazine quoted Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel as saying, “I can’t say why people aren’t [reacting like] their hair’s on fire. … Continue reading COVID a mass disabling event

cruelty to immigrants is now a campaign tactic

https://youtu.be/zw-KASkQyAk Cruelty to immigrants is now a campaign tactic. The blatant level of mistreatment of immigrants has escalated with the behavior of Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida and Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas. Some of the immigrants flown by DeSantis to Martha’s Vineyard had immigration hearings in Florida scheduled as early as Monday. A few … Continue reading cruelty to immigrants is now a campaign tactic

Siouxsie and the Banshees and Dreampop

https://youtu.be/STgwl9RkMWk Siouxsie and the Banshees and Dreampop. If you think the band and the style might not fit well together, you'd be wrong. The Banshees weren't just influential as a punk band but also in the development in what eventually became the Goth and Dreampop musical styles. This 1987 single is probably the best of … Continue reading Siouxsie and the Banshees and Dreampop