May 13, 2021

Science lab is the first place I remember learning about passive voice. We learned to write these papers with complete neutrality. We observed our subjects…

These past few years have brought strong activism and support for marginalized communities. But the change we need isn't finished yet. It may not have…

how do we reward employees? Almost every organization benefits when it can hold on to the employees it has. As employees stay with a company,…

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generative refusal and the politics of extraction

A concept as diabolical as capitalism could only have started in the united states. Institutional wealth funds activities that are successful when they make the…

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take care

messenger My very first real job after college was a part-time job padded out to make a full-time salary. I had a boss who did…

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take care

messenger My very first real job after college was a part-time job padded out to make a full-time salary. I had a boss who did not read his email. At least, not on a computer. Instead, every email he received came out⏤printed⏤in a stack on the printer that sat beside…

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hide and seek

Science lab is the first place I remember learning about passive voice. We learned to write these papers with complete neutrality. We observed our subjects with dispassionate remove. The reports needed to reflect that. "The materials were weighed on the scale." "The subject was observed flying in a north-south direction."…

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we have no choice

One day I received an email from a colleague of mine. Someone from the community had reached out to her in search of food. He was living alone, disabled, unable to travel for food or stand in a line. A local church delivered groceries to the apartment where he lived.…

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while everyone’s watching

These past few years have brought strong activism and support for marginalized communities. But the change we need isn't finished yet. It may not have even started yet⏤sometimes it's hard to tell. This past week, another police officer murdered Daunte Wright, another unarmed Black man. The murder occurred a few…

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generative refusal and the politics of extraction

A concept as diabolical as capitalism could only have started in the united states. Institutional wealth funds activities that are successful when they make the most money. For centuries, many u.s. businesses operated without one or all of the three biggest fixed costs: land, resources, and labor. Colonists new to…

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