Category Archives: Capitalism

The Revolution Will Not Serve Budweiser

This poem is dedicated to my friend Rob Zifchak who is currently 14 months sober and going strong.  Rob, your strength to stay clean inspires me to keep true to my self.  Thanks for your friendship.   Well, hello attractive … Continue reading

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One Bike; One Gear; One Thousand Miles; and One Hell of a Ride: Part 4

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San Francisco to Nipomo (Bill’s Farm Hostel) Description: This section of the trip involved a lot of buzzkilling clouds and not nearly as many friends. In fact, this part of the trip seems like a total blur due to our … Continue reading

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Multinationals, Free Trade, Neo-liberalism, and Globalization: A Primer

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One of the ways people in the U.S. become anesthetized to the suffering of the very poor in both their own backyards and abroad is through the mass of cheap goods provided to them through gigantic corporations who span the … Continue reading

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Bumper Stickers Make Terrible Exegetes: Against Socialism

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While riding the bus home today from work, I saw a red Ford Focus station wagon with a mass of bumper stickers on it. Predominantly, they were stereotypically “liberal” bumper stickers. They said phrases like, “Proud to be everything conservatives … Continue reading

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Coping With Identity and Place: Resistance as a Way of Life

Right now, I am sitting in a coffee shop.  This is no ordinary Starbucks; this is a dyed-in-the-wool coffee roaster.  From my vantage point, I can watch two casually-dressed, scruffy-faced fellows load coffee beans into a large roaster which slowly … Continue reading

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Back From Colombia

Hello.  I am back from Colombia and other travels.  This is my first post about the experience, and I will be only discussing how the trip changed me but not why. First, I went with Christian Peacemaker Teams, but very … Continue reading

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