Paulo Freire: Authentic Help

"Authentic help means that all who are involved help each other mutually, growing together in the common effort to understand the reality which they seek to transform. Only through such praxis - in which those who help and those who are being helped help each other simultaneously - can the act of helping become free …


On the Edge of Utopos

Is the end of the capitalist system as we know it? Or, to put it in other words, is this the end of the world as we know it?

“Banking education” and the Oppressors

"The capability of banking education (spoon-fed learning) to minimize or annul the students’ creative power and to stimulate their credulity serves the interests of the oppressors, who care neither to have the world revealed nor to see it transformed. The oppressors use their ‘humanitarianism’ to preserve a profitable situation. Thus they react almost instinctively against …


Chrystos: “I Walk in the History of My People”

There are women locked in my joints for refusing to speak to the police My red blood full of those arrested, in flight, shot my tendons stretched brittle with anger do not look like white roots of peace In my marrow are hungry faces who live on land the whites don't want In my marrow …


Kate Rushin: “The Bridge Poem”

I've had enough I'm suck of seeing and touching Both sides of things Sick of being the damn bridge for everybody   Nobody Can talk to anybody Without me Right?   I explain my mother to my father my father to my little sister My little sister to my brother to the white feminists The …


Cryptozoology or: What I mean when I say that I am studying Feminism

About feminism, what you think it's about, what it's actually about, and how that's related to cryptozoology and finding 'hidden animals'.


This Time Around…

Moving to overseas to start school all over again has inevitably brought up memories of doing so the first time around: when I moved to Edinburgh, Scotland in 2005 to begin my undergraduate studies in archaeology. I was 17 at the time. I remember the experience as being utterly chaotic and disorienting. Having traveled quite frequently growing …