Monthly Archives: December 2014

Happy 2015

With 2015 just around the corner, I find myself reflecting on the year 2014. It was a roller coaster ride for me, filled with highs that I never knew in my life. These highs were also accompanied by deep lows … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

I love Christmas. It’s one of my very favorite holidays (the other being Easter). But it wasn’t always this way. Truth be told, I detested Christmas for most of my life. I was a veritable Grinch. I started complaining bitterly … Continue reading

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Berkeley’s Vast Anarchist Conspiracy?

If you’ve been watching the news lately, you’d think that Berkeley is the national hub for anarchism. You can see photos of ski-masked anarchists all over the place. Masked bandits are breaking windows, starting bonfires, and robbing and looting banks, … Continue reading

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Stop Police Brutality!

You may be surprised that I’m saying this: but stop police brutality!! I can’t take it any more. Day after day, from Berkeley to NYC, the police are being brutalized. The police — who by the way put their lives … Continue reading

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The Most Radical Act of All

Last Monday evening, I did something truly radical. No, it didn’t involve smashing windows, setting fires, or yelling obscenities at the police. I went to church, a Catholic one, for the Holy Day of Obligation. It was for the Solemnity … Continue reading

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When Crime Pays

When I was in my 20s, I was heavily involved in feminism. My main issue was violence against women. I recall going to a Take Back the Night March in Manhattan in the l970s, when the city was a snake … Continue reading

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A Crime You Won’t Hear about

http://www.sfgate.com/crime/article/Man-shot-dead-in-Huckleberry-park-in-Oakland-hills-5918503.php A high school teacher was shot and murdered the Tuesday before Thanksgiving at 3:30 p.m., while hiking in a popular park in the Oakland Hills, in a wealthy part of town. Articles describe him as an “upstanding citizen.” But … Continue reading

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