We, the peoples of the Amazon, are full of fear. Soon you will be too!


Non-indigenous peoples have invaded our lands and are now burning even those small parts of the forests where we live, that you have left for us.’ Forest fires in Altamira, Pará state, Brazil. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images By: Raoni Metuktire/UK Guardian You destroy our lands, poison the planet and sow death, because you are lost. And … More We, the peoples of the Amazon, are full of fear. Soon you will be too!

The Other Side of Popeye’s Successful Chicken Sandwiches : The Popeye Employee


  The marketing department. The Executives of Canada’s Restaurant Brands International, (owner of Popeyes) and the Franchise owners Christmas bonus arrived in August. Turn on the TV,  look in social media, you can’t escape the frenzy surrounding Popeye’s Chicken Sandwich without a single wink from Popeye’s spokeswoman Annie.  Popeyes’ s sold millions of Sandwiches.   … More The Other Side of Popeye’s Successful Chicken Sandwiches : The Popeye Employee

The Curse of an Open Floor Plan


A flowing, connected interior—once a fringe experiment of American architectural modernism—has become ubiquitous, and beloved. But it promises a liberation from housework that remains a fantasy. Illustration by Arsh Raziuddin / The Atlantic.   By:Ian Bogost/The Atlantic For some American families, one kitchen is apparently not enough. What is wrong with having just one kitchen? … More The Curse of an Open Floor Plan

It isn’t over: Is Sacramento PD Ready?


30 Seconds A 24 year old shooter opened fire in an Entertainment District similar to Sacramento’s midtown and within 30 seconds nine people were killed and 27 others were wounded. The shooter,wearing body armor reportedly had more than 100 rounds of ammunition in an popular entertainment area filled with people during the weekends.   In Dayton, … More It isn’t over: Is Sacramento PD Ready?

AFRAID in the USA


I don’t have a clear memory of images on TV of police attacking young black children with dogs and fire hoses to prevent them from marching. When I was a child, the news was something grown folks watched. Television for me was Captain Satellite, The Flintstones, I love Lucy and Bugs Bunny. I clearly remember … More AFRAID in the USA