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Opinion | Disdain for the Less Educated Is the Last Acceptable Prejudice – The New York Times

Arundhati Roy: “We Need a Reckoning” on Vimeo

The lost neighborhood under New York’s Central Park – Vox

A historically black village’s destruction made way for Central Park’s creation.

Source: The lost neighborhood under New York’s Central Park – Vox

Want to Be Happy? Think Like An Old Person – The New York Times

For now, he said, “I’m thinking about resistance. What does it mean, resistance? What kind of resistance do we need today? Technology is now being used, much of it, for negative purposes. So to resist all what is happening negatively in humanity or technology is to develop the — O.K., this banal word, spiritual aspect.”

He remained sanguine, despite some reservations about current world leaders. Totalitarianism, in his experience, did not endure, whereas art, nature and the teachings of the saints all were as powerful as ever — they were what composed his life. He did not use the word optimistic, but he felt that solutions were more durable than problems.

“To go back and introduce into all the schools art, to cut down on sports but bring arts, philosophy back into all educational systems,” he said. “And that’s what’s being cut everywhere. And I think that’s one of the sad and tragic parts of where we are. Education is the resistance to everything that is bad today.”  – Jonas Mekas  Think Like An Old Person – The New York Times

An Interview with Fred Moten, Pt. II ‹ Literary Hub

An Interview with Fred Moten, Pt. II ‹ Literary Hub.

Story of Hillary Clinton’s Mother Forms Emotional Core of Campaign – NYTimes.com

Hillary Rodham Clinton and her mother, Dorothy Rodham, at a hotel in New York in 1992. Credit

Ron Frehm/Associated Press

Story of Hillary Clinton’s Mother Forms Emotional Core of Campaign – NYTimes.com.

Gender and the Apocalypse – The Los Angeles Review of Books

Gender and the Apocalypse – The Los Angeles Review of Books.

Hillary Clinton Works For The Support Of An Old Ally: The Teachers Union – BuzzFeed News

Joe Raedle / Getty Images

Hillary Clinton Works For The Support Of An Old Ally: The Teachers Union – BuzzFeed News.

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About | Brock Blomberg’s Blog.

The Problem With People, Not Pit Bulls – American Pitbull Foundation

The Problem With People, Not Pit Bulls – American Pitbull Foundation.

for the beloved Rosie ~

Another beloved friend, Claude, approves of the American Pit Bull  Foundation and its website – dF