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Aztlán

Liteh, Poylen, Galitsia, Vays-Rusland, Bukovina: You were our home. A thousand years ago– do you remember?– another exodus, just one of many, brought us to you. Fleeing crusaders’ knives, a continent in arms against our children, we followed the morning … Continue reading

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No Justice, No Peace

“No Justice, No Peace!” It’s a promise A promise that if they do not bring us justice We will not grant them peace “Whose streets? Our streets!” Show the bastards Who think they own this goddamn country That we will … Continue reading

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Putting Things in Order

When I knocked on your door I admit I wasn’t expecting much If you’d slammed that door I’d have shrugged and left But I thought Well It’s worth a shot So when you let me in It took a while … Continue reading

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In Memoriam

One of my favorite people told me: If you want to do work that transforms people, be a teacher. And I don’t doubt a teacher made me what I am today. Teachers, really. And I’m not the only one. Generations … Continue reading

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Airbrushed

(context) they used to airbrush photos ¿do you remember? Trotsky was never in that group portrait and none of those fifth columnists watched the Mayday parade a Great Encyclopedia so I’m told once said too much about Bergholtz and the … Continue reading

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Feh!

Negotiate? Feh!Why bother?They aim their rockets at civilians.They sit on hills and watch our cities burn. Peace? With them? Feh!You think they’d keep it?Their platform says our people don’t exist.Their charter says our state should be destroyed. Democracy? Feh!We’re better … Continue reading

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Probability

It is a curious factof mathematicsthat convergence in probabilitydoes not imply convergence almost surely. For example,a bad dream which comes every n nightsconverges(in probability)to a good night’s sleepeach nightas n gets big. And yet the probabilityof no bad dreams–even in … Continue reading

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