Monthly Archives: May 2019

A Memory

My translation of № 7 from Olga Berggolts‘ Tribulation cycle. Thanks to C, M, and U for help with the translation. *** It’s the nightlight’s quiet, greenish glow, Moths and beetles on the lampshade by my head. There, it’s better, … Continue reading

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What “the personal is political” means for privileged groups

This is going to be a post about identity politics, and what it means to identify with a privileged group. Since it wades into the morass of present day politics, it’s not likely to brighten your day. So I will … Continue reading

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The Zolltan imminent geopolitical disaster prediction special

There are a couple good reasons to not make this post. The first is that I’ve been hoping for a long time that zipppa would make it instead. The second is that it is in really bad taste. And nevertheless, … Continue reading

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