Tag Archives: cogitation

WisCon class panels & labor unions

I’ve long been troubled by certain class panels at WisCon that seem to get bogged down with only wanting to talk about labor unions in the U.S.  While working on some Friends of Dennis -related stuff last night, i was suddenly struck with why: Have just realized what bugs me so much about WisCon class panels that get stalled w/ people wanting to just talk about unions. [1/6] — wrdnrd (@wrdnrd) May 31, 2014 In my experience (born 1972), union jobs are a LUXURY. Yeah,…

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hangin’ on to outdated imperialist dogma which perpetuates the economic differences in our society* {Tumblr}

This is a response i posted on Tumblr earlier, but Tumblr is horrible for anything remotely blog-like so i wanted to save it here — especially in case anyone wanted to actually comment on it.  Everything in blockquotes is the previous post that i’m replying to.  My commentary begins at “Why in the world is this a problem we’re pinning on just vegans?” hangin’ on to outdated imperialist dogma which perpetuates the economic differences in our society* Can vegans stomach the unpalatable truth about quinoa?…

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our brave narrator returns to college coursework

I’m taking an intro to linguistics class right now, and i’m not gonna lie: i am OVER THE MOON excited about this.  I’ve been hoping to take more college classes for about 10 years and it’s almost a dream that it’s actually happening. Maybe, to help my brain digest each class’s reading, i’ll write a bit about the readings here?  The text is Language Files (11th Edition).  The 1st reading was 1.1 – 1.3. The 1st thing that was interesting to me is that this…

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