Monthly Archives: November 2012

what is your relationship to substances?

*****this piece may be edited and added onto throughout the day, i just really wanted to put it out there.  this piece was inspired by a conversation that i shared with a scholar   who has been a mentor to … Continue reading

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meditation flash mob @ the toronto eaton centre, november 23

honestly, it was challenging to meditate.  the anxiety and expectation of authority.  the floors & layers of static buzz flowed our way.   sitting on hard concrete.   sounds and voices from passer-bys.  flashes, many flashes.  hums.  oms.  resistance. twas … Continue reading

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debriefing and thinking about sherene razack’s talk titled, “TORTURE AS PUBLIC TRUTH: the case of omar khadr”

*triggering warning for above video ***before i start writing, i must state that the following ideas and questions are that of sherene razack and the research and work that she has done on the topic.  all i really want   … Continue reading

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sherene razack speaks at uoft this thursday!

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reading of blogpost titled “on madness, trauma and triggers” with additional comments

yesterday for my disability and representation class, i read this story and an extra bit as part of a presentation for our current topic disability and representation through disruptive bodies. *** click.  thud.  stomp.  footsteps.  a creak.  repeat.  thud.  foodsteps. … Continue reading

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on the initial thoughts of critical addiction theory, also known as junk theory

disclaimer: this is not the study of addicted people or how to mediate, rehabilitate or solve the matter of addiction. i have wanted to sit down and write about this and a couple of ideas for awhile now.  a conversation … Continue reading

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on the use of addiction in pop culture

for their latest release titled information age,  the militant anti-capitalist hip-hop duo dead prez(dp) released this statement on their wordpress site about their song dirt white girl, “Dead prez continue on this note throughout the album including the metaphoric laced, … Continue reading

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