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Power to Intrude, Illustration by Ben Jennings, Prospect Magazine, February 2016

Two weeks ago I wrote about the relationship between privacy and power, and how may of today’s spokespeople for the oppressed focus more on stopping surveillance in the name of privacy than daring to call for surveillance of oppressors, or imagine ways that surveillance could be used to create a world devoid of oppression. Since […]

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While reading Suketu Mehta’s Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found, I came across a most thought-provoking passage on Bollywood, which applies to Hollywood as well. On pg. 348, Mehta writes (emphasis mine): Gangsters and whores all over the world have always been fascinated by the movies and vice versa; the movies are fundamentally transgressive. They are […]

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(And you’ll see no other than crime) Last Monday, The Denver Post published an article criticizing courts’ inappropriate handling of children as criminals. The article stood out for its heart-breaking opening: He tried to hide the tears from his mother. But the bright orange handcuffs locked his wrists together, and eventually he gave up trying to tug his […]

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(And you’ll see no other than crime) Last Monday, The Denver Post published an article criticizing courts’ inappropriate handling of children as criminals. The article stood out for its heart-breaking opening: He tried to hide the tears from his mother. But the bright orange handcuffs locked his wrists together, and eventually he gave up trying to tug his […]

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April 25, 2019

I want a spiritual rats to let money into my room pls m suffering enough no money my children are suffering we don't have money,we need to buy a car n house n change our life like every person just to happy in my family to reach our destiny pls

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Wilfred Owen's mother, pictured center with her family

(And you’ll see no other than crime) Last Monday, The Denver Post published an article criticizing courts’ inappropriate handling of children as criminals. The article stood out for its heart-breaking opening: He tried to hide the tears from his mother. But the bright orange handcuffs locked his wrists together, and eventually he gave up trying to tug his […]

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March 9, 2019

I look forward to reading your piece!

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Wilfred Owen's mother, pictured center with her family

(And you’ll see no other than crime) Last Monday, The Denver Post published an article criticizing courts’ inappropriate handling of children as criminals. The article stood out for its heart-breaking opening: He tried to hide the tears from his mother. But the bright orange handcuffs locked his wrists together, and eventually he gave up trying to tug his […]

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March 9, 2019

You're most welcome....in the Untold Dylan UK site, I connect the song to Helen Jackson's novel and the transcendentalist poets and to the movie 'Ramona' with the song by the same name - under: 'Bob Dylan And Helen Jackson'

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