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Who carries the carrion?

February 18, 2016 - 22:50 -- Admin

Who carries the carrion?

 

Who carries the carrion from conception to its death?

Who walks the smalling mile in slowly steepling steps?

We do not know my answers to questions we don’t feel

Nor do we know the freedom of what is cruelly real

And yet we sense a truth that no one else can touch

For hope is not eternal, springing from our guts

It is the nuts and bolts of love, and life

Caught between the farmer, husband, wife

The failure of COP21 – climate versus capitalism

February 17, 2016 - 20:48 -- Admin

Joe Sabatini explains the neoliberal mindset behind the UN climate talks in Paris last year–officially called the 21st Congress of the Parties for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, or COP 21–and what the resulting agreement really means for saving the planet, in an article originally written for the January 2016 issue of the revolutionary socialism in the 21st century magazine and published at the r

Me and Justice Scalia

February 15, 2016 - 10:55 -- Admin

I remember when US Supreme Court Justice Scalia spoke at the Australian National University Law School (early 1990s? ) to law school staff (of which I was one) about originalism. This is the idea that the constitution should be interpreted in the context of the time it was introduced.

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