Gravity's Rainbow

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May 22, 2010
by sarcozona
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What I’ve Noticed

Mining companies like to claim that they’re bringing economic benefits, but cleanup and health costs far outweigh positive contributions to the economy. After thousands of years, we’ve finally discovered what the argonaut octopus uses its shell for – it’s essentially … Continue reading

October 24, 2009
by sarcozona
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What I’ve Noticed

Lights on how the Christian community accepts rapists and vilifies their victims. Green spaces make you healthier. I wonder if houseplants help. Banning abortion doesn’t make it rarer, but it does make it more dangerous: unsafe abortions kill 70,000 women … Continue reading

December 20, 2008
by sarcozona
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What I’ve Noticed

After Katrina, a white neighborhood militia murdered blacks who wandered into “their” neighborhood.  Disgusting, and a stark reminder that racism is far from eliminated in this country. An NYT editorial and Glenn Greenwald call for accountability after the Senate Armed … Continue reading