A picture of George Takei looking shocked with a space-like background.
AbleismRepresentation

It’s No Longer Okay to Emulate Takei

I’m sure you’re all familiar with actor and director, George Takei. First famed for his role as Hikaru Sulu in Star Trek, the Japanese-American actor has turned social-media sensation, and activist for social justice, after coming out as gay in his later years. Like most people, I found great enjoyment in …

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Intersectional Issues

Reading The Same Page

Last week when I introduced myself, I used the word poverty. In the future, I’m going to be using the word inequality. In fact, I’m going to be using quite a few terms that refer to wages, productivity, work hours, compensation, access, and fairness. To ensure that we’re all on …

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US Productivity versus Real Wages
Intersectional IssuesPersonal Stories

The Price of Productivity

I am disabled. I cannot tell you exactly why I am disabled. I also cannot tell you exactly what it means that I am disabled. I can describe what disables me – how my joints do not work correctly, how I am in pain without cause every day, how I …

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