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aurora-levins-morales's picture
Jul.08.2011
A couple of days ago I invented a new word in my favorite fast-growing language, Spanglish.  Spanglish happens when Spanish speaking people grab a word from English and make it our own. (Ingañol is when we anglicize something from Spanish.) Puerto Ricans, whose homeland has been invaded by a...
carolyn-burns-bass's picture
Oct.30.2009
A wise possum once said, "We have met the enemy and he is us." (Pogo, by Walt Kelly, 1970) What do doors have to do with enemies? Do they protect? They can be locked, they can be propped open, they can swing back and forth with no recoil. Are they barriers? Often. From what?...