Monthly Archives: May 2012

Introduction Part VI

In my last post, I brought up differences between the two major political parties. But those differences – having more to do with campaign rhetoric than anything else – are outweighed by that which unites them. And that thing, that … Continue reading

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Introduction Part V

Public policies regarding social issues almost always originate at the grassroots level, not the federal level. Yet with a national election coming up, those issues take center stage as usual, even though they’ll almost certainly not play a significant role … Continue reading

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Introduction Part IV

What are my “politics?” The World English Dictionary says politics is “the complex or aggregate of relationships of people in society, esp those relationships involving authority or power.” I like that, and it speaks to what I think this blog … Continue reading

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Introduction Part III

I won’t spend much time on my career as a classroom teacher, but this introductory series of posts is all about setting the stage, and my experiences with formal education played a role behind the stage. After spending a year … Continue reading

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Introduction Part II

Needing a change of scenery, I ended up moving to Oregon for grad school. It was there that I read in a multicultural education class (you know, the sort of class that I guess has been outlawed in the state … Continue reading

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Introduction Part I

In essence, this is a blog about reclaiming humanity. It’s about readings and observations, past and present. It’s about how I’m living and how I hope to live. It’s about permaculture and sustainability. It’s about what it means to think … Continue reading

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