Gravity's Rainbow

botany, shoes, books, and justice

November 14, 2010
by sarcozona
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What I’ve Noticed

Instead of paying for decent healthcare or public transit, our government is paying, quite literally, for more cheese. Coming out can be really, really hard.  But funny, too: “I think I’m… well, um… a bicycle.” Overcoming gender essentialism is also … Continue reading

July 3, 2010
by sarcozona
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What I’ve Noticed: Politicians don’t get economics edition

AZ governor and strong supporter of the bad-for-business anti-immigrant law, Jan Brewer, lies about immigrants and her own past. Anyone who grows such lovely hydrangeas couldn’t possibly be a spy! Knowing a little history goes a long way towards refuting … Continue reading

March 27, 2010
by sarcozona
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What I’ve Noticed

Women in Afghanistan are setting themselves on fire in astonishing numbers.  Getting child marriage banned must be higher on our list of priorities. Think you’re not going to get into grad school this year?  Toaster Sunshine has some words of wisdom … Continue reading

March 14, 2009
by sarcozona
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What I’ve Noticed

My university, like many others across the country, is facing unbelievable budget cuts (40%!!!).  They’re cutting programs and employees right and left.  What I don’t get is why they aren’t cutting athletics. “Corrective rape” of lesbians in South Africa goes … Continue reading