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Diaries published: 26 (1265 days since last diary on Tue Nov 15, 2011 at 01:08 PM PST)

Comments posted: 5234 (1264 days since last comment on Tue Nov 15, 2011 at 06:05 PM PST)

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And long live Occupy! Time to occupy our lives for the winter. It is time to take stock and plan for spring. Inevitably old habits and tendencies die hard. Individual spokespeople and elite ...
by banger
Comment Count 172 comments on Tue Nov 15, 2011 at 01:08 PM PST with 2 Recommends
I don’t like occupying myself with politics very much. It’s a part of life but a relatively minor part for me. If I had my druthers I would and pursue my real love which is art in all its forms. ...
by banger
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Oct 23, 2011 at 02:08 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
In the late 90's I shared an office with a Chinese academic who, because of the fact he belonged to a family of scholars going back many generations, was put in a work-camp on the Mongolian border ...
by banger
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Sep 11, 2011 at 07:28 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
NPR is not exactly gung-ho on covering Climate Change but it presented a thoughtful (for NPR) segment on climate change and the fact that Americans are less likely to "believe" in climate change ...
by banger
Comment Count 22 comments on Tue Jun 21, 2011 at 08:09 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
"Superhero movies are like fairy tales for older people," continues Lee, whose voice envelops the listener with a raspy, lilting warmth. "All those things you imagined --if only I could ...
by banger
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed May 11, 2011 at 08:15 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
We can blame “them” all we want but as my first teacher in politics Walt Kelly had his main character Pogo say “Yep, son, we have met the enemy and he is us.” Leaders and media ...
by banger
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Apr 08, 2011 at 09:12 AM PDT with 7 Recommends

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