Archive | February, 2013

Ending Wage Slavery

February 21, 2013


Less than two hundred years ago, only a minute percentage of the workforce were employees, with the vast majority of free working people being self-employed farmers, artisans, and merchants. Today, 92 percent of the American workforce works as an employee. This transformation from ‘freedom’ to ‘wage slavery’ did not happen without a struggle.  As Sam Dolgoff writes […]

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Look Closer, See Me

February 15, 2013


Look around you next time you go out. Most people are completely oblivious of their surroundings, either texting, talking with others or engaged in their own thoughts. This state of mental awareness is known in law enforcement circles as Condition White, the mental state when you are most vulnerable to attack because you are not […]

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Parents of Teenagers Know Why Animals Eat Their Young

February 10, 2013


Dispensing words of wisdom on a blog is ridiculously easy compared to dispensing the same sentiments to a teenager. Indeed, an entire industry has grown up to help do just that. Listening to school counselors talk about drugs, alcohol and STDs I’m amazed that more than a small percentage of teenagers survive to graduation. There are […]

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Being Alone With Style

February 3, 2013


I used to think having style was about how one appeared to others, something that extroverts needed to know about, not nerdy introverts like myself. However, style is more than just fashion, it’s the total way we express our inner being outwardly, whether it be clothes, accessories, speech or how we carry ourselves. Strangely enough, I […]

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