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Squeezed: Why Our Families Can’t Afford America

Squeezed: Why Our Families Can’t Afford America By Alissa Quart, 2018 In the introduction to her book Quart overviews the reasons why Families Can’t Afford America any longer. Student Loans and Medical Debt are a huge issue for Generation X … Continue reading

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A History of Fantasy

A History of Fantasy Viggo Mortensen captured my imagination in The Lord of the Rings, as he did many others. I’d seen him in G.I Jane and A Perfect Murder before, but not given him a lot of thought. But … Continue reading

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An English Affair

An English Affair Ralph Finnes I first noticed this strange bloke in the 1995 Strange Days. Although Ralph Finnes had been acting for five years prior to that movie, I had not seen him before. It wasn’t until after I … Continue reading

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Pregnant Pause

 Pregnant Pause  The second trimester was better in many ways, but it was not without its own set of problems.  As I started to feel better physically, financially things were beginning to deteriorate.  I had been teaching English at a … Continue reading

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The Insanity of Normality

The Insanity of Normality The Insanity of Normality by Arno Grun which was published in 1987 was translated from German in 1992.  He says in the preface “Whereas people who can longer bare the absence of human values in the … Continue reading

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The User Illusion

The User Illusion   The User Illusion: Cutting Consciousness Down To Size by Tor Norrentranders came out in 1991, but it wasn’t translated from Danish into English until 1998. I didn’t read it until 2000.  The user illusion is the … Continue reading

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