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Debt
About Greece, and defaulting on debt, ...

I've been thinking about the news about debt, Greece, defaulting, student loans, who can and who can't just wipe away a debt. There's a piece missing! Payment is a return on the use of the lender's asset. And in...
About Greece, and defaulting on debt, ... I've been thinking about the news about debt, Greece, defaulting, student loans, who can and who can't just wipe away a debt. There's a piece missing! Payment is a return on the use o...
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Just Blame The Victim
… so much attention to the abuse of prescription drugs, using heroin as an alternative when opiods are restricted, ... and no attention to the systemic causes of so much pain – poverty, diet, environmental pollution …
… so much attention to the abuse of prescription drugs, using heroin as an alternative when opiods are restricted, ... and no attention to the systemic causes of so much pain – poverty, diet, environmental pollution …
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About self-determination and avoiding medical intrusion
Don't tell; don't ask
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About writing
A computer, Word Perfect, and Santa Cruz's earthquake in 1989 and learning about reactions to shock (Bessel van der Kolk) in that context are what got me started writing. I've written a lot from the perspective of psychiatric disability, the years from 1986...
A computer, Word Perfect, and Santa Cruz's earthquake in 1989 and learning about reactions to shock (Bessel van der Kolk) in that context are what got me started writing. I've written a lot from the perspective of psychiatric...
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On expectations
God is hope, a wish.
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Instead of funerals and memorials, ...
We could change the whole culture around death, reintegrate death into living. A person either decides it's time or gets a terminal diagnosis or … and before they are weak and in bed, well before, a ceremony is held, all the good things that are said at f...
We could change the whole culture around death, reintegrate death into living. A person either decides it's time or gets a terminal diagnosis or … and before they are weak and in bed, well before, a ceremony is held, all the ...
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Race v poverty
Both discrimination based on race and exclusion based on poverty have the same purpose, shoring up one group by diminishing another. Some groups have become white/acceptable (Irish, Catholics, some Latinos, Jews (maybe), … ); some individuals and groups ha...
Both discrimination based on race and exclusion based on poverty have the same purpose, shoring up one group by diminishing another. Some groups have become white/acceptable (Irish, Catholics, some Latinos, Jews (maybe), … );...
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Can there be autonomy without obligation?
To whom does my life belong: God (creator), the State (which invested in me through schooling, protections, … ), my smaller community (family, friends, colleagues who would all miss me and hurt at the loss), or myself (freedom/liberty … ). Can there be aut...
To whom does my life belong: God (creator), the State (which invested in me through schooling, protections, … ), my smaller community (family, friends, colleagues who would all miss me and hurt at the loss), or myself (freedo...
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About planning and about being present
When the teacher is ready, the student appears.
When the teacher is ready, the student appears.
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Militarization in Santa Cruz: The BearCat
Three goals:

1. Fix the broken City political process - SCRAM is successful here, smart and strong.

2. Open a dialog about risk, fear, othering, scare tactics, militarization ... I'd like to see a speaker's panel ... how opinion is formed, how police we...
Three goals: 1. Fix the broken City political process - SCRAM is successful here, smart and strong. 2. Open a dialog about risk, fear, othering, scare tactics, militarization ... I'd like to see a speaker's panel ... how opin...
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concept
All In – every county resident in a bed, under a roof
All In – every county resident in a bed, under a roof
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Technology and travel
In the 80's, I used to travel for a few months at a time, to places a bit out of the mainstream. I had a careful packing list - the biggest challenge was taking/finding enough in English to read.

Today, posters on slashdot are chatting about being in a re...
In the 80's, I used to travel for a few months at a time, to places a bit out of the mainstream. I had a careful packing list - the biggest challenge was taking/finding enough in English to read. Today, posters on slashdot ar...
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Have her in circles
48 people
Heather Ann Kaldeway's profile photo
Kathleen Stratton's profile photo
Philippa Willitts's profile photo
Marty Felker's profile photo
Amandine Caras's profile photo
Aireomiye Melchizedek Olamide James's profile photo
Claudia Center's profile photo
sue muttersbach's profile photo
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social justice, connections, autonomy in living and dying