Daily Archives: August 7, 2015

“Panem et Circenses” Inequality of Sports: The Grand Illusion

Michael Harrington in The Other America (1962) wrote “Beauty can be a mask for ugliness,” referring to rural poverty in Appalachia where the beauty of the landscape hid the poverty. According to Harrington, “America has the best-dressed poverty in the world,” allowing … Continue reading

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Writings from Aztlan Anahuak

Writings from Aztlan Anahuak (for columbus & thanksgiving Day & for abuelito Don Madaleno Ortiz)   1. the days were not that long ago the dark nights not that difficult the suffering a relief from the ordinary a deliberate toughened … Continue reading

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