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“Check your Privilege!”: Bidding penguins to fly.

“Check your privilege!” Recently on Twitter I have seen a lot of people saying, “Check your privilege” to others. Some believe asking someone to check their privilege is just an ad hominem/Marxist fallacy. I do not agree.  At the same time, I think … Continue reading

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Dear AG Conservative

    Dear AG_Conservative, Our little Twitter exchange (above) left me unable to tease out my point within the confines of Twitter, so I wrote you a short post.   My initial reply was something to the effect of “The … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Decolonization:
by Leanne Simpson A few weeks ago, I went with Wii-Kendimiing Nishnaabemowin Saswaansing, a group of Nishnaabeg families committed to language learning, culture and the arts to do a Feast of the Dead ceremony at the…

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Who I will listen to regarding the violence in Gaza and Israel…

Every morning this last week in the group home I work at we have been watching the new regarding violence in Gaza and Israel.  I have heard again the standard array of apocalyptic predictions from Christian friends of mine, and … Continue reading

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This Black Friday, Boycott Wal-Mart and Buy Native!

Tomorrow is Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving that has becoming a day in the United States that is infamous for deals and sales leading for Christmas shopping. This two-day span represents an overdose of two things that are deeply … Continue reading

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Invisible Children and Kony 2012

Several weeks back Kony 2012 hit my news feed.  For the past several weeks I have been thinking about it and a variety of wider issues related to it. Before turning to those wider issues in other posts I want … Continue reading

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Did I just walk by the next Trayvon?

As I was walking on Fuller campus the other afternoon a young black man in a hoodie was walking by. I had never seen him before and assumed he was just on his way through to Colorado, the main street … Continue reading

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Why I went back to Church…

Ten months ago I left Christian Assembly (CA), a church out in Eagle Rock. I simply one Sunday stopped attending and never went back. I did not have a falling out with the church or a negative experience that drove me away. … Continue reading

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Transparency in the Family of God: Some barriers to transparency and how to overcome them.

While I firmly believe transparency should be sought after by followers of Jesus and the Family of God I realize there are some barriers that often keep people and the community from this.  I want to talk about a handful … Continue reading

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Why do we believe…such wonky things about Satan? (Part 1)

During my exegesis of Job I studied in detail the nature, power and figure of Satan.  This led me to make the statement that, “Satan is a loyal servant, serving at the pleasure of God and doing his job by … Continue reading

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