The Coup – The Consequences

I expected this and honestly surprised it didn't happen sooner, but white supremacists are attempting to overturn the election. They are terrorists, and what they are attempting is a coup. Terrorist - a person who uses unlawful violence and intimidation, especially against civilians, in the pursuit of political aims. Coup - a sudden, violent, and … Continue reading The Coup – The Consequences

Shelter in Place: Day 6

Hello Friends, Fans, and Family Members. It is I, Laur, writing to you from Oakland, California on this the 23rd day of March in the year of 2020. Today the sky is slate gray and scudded with clouds. I did not sleep well. Was awake from 4:00AM to 6:00AM. This might explain the strange voice … Continue reading Shelter in Place: Day 6

Beginning Thoughts on the Prison-Industrial Complex (PIC) and Abolition

Given the promise of increased criminalization, the promise of increased funding for the police state, and the threat of a heavy-duty deportation machine, it is now more important than ever to defund the prison-industrial complex. If you haven't read "The New Jim Crow" by Michelle Alexander or watched the documentary 13th, add it to your … Continue reading Beginning Thoughts on the Prison-Industrial Complex (PIC) and Abolition