New Ed Blog

Required to keep a running journal for an education class this semester, I have decided to set up another blog. Topics covered include our class readings and meetings, and later on in the semester, my final formal educational experience in…

The Illusion of the Third Wave

From the new issue of Ms. Magazine, the generation gap is an illusion: It’s no mystery why the discourse that has developed around the waves is divisive and oppositional. Writers and theorists love oppositional categories — they make things so…

Explicito Lingo: Downloads

This week’s downloads are some of my favorite rap songs, the guilty pleasures that I address in the post below on gender and hip hop. I won’t even defend their quality, as I know that my taste in hip hop…

Malo Gato

Pablo showed absolutely no interest in my yarn until a few weeks ago. But all of a sudden is obsessed with dragging my yarn all over the house in his sharp little teeth. I could kill him. I finally relented…

It’s Friday! Waste Some Time!

Perhaps my sister can attest to whether I looked like this as a baby. My instincts say no. You can also see me Manga-style and I’m especially partial to the one in the style of Botticelli. Try it yourself with…

Emma Goldman Collective

Tonight is my first meeting with the Emma Goldman Collective, a local group that seeks to extend community works and consciousness-raising in the name of progressivism (and obviously, anarchism). After a long conversation with Anne this afternoon on the topics…