Galway CuriousblueIn animals less so, but there are examples of asexual species in the rotifers. Among the vertebrates, parthenogenesis is not uncommon in reptiles, and there are apparently entire populations of all-female lizards.
In the debates over the proper role of identity politics, efforts to use identity to derail class-based projects have been widely overlooked.
Galway CuriousblueThis article by @briebriejoy from one year ago is still as relevant as ever. It seems like a caricature, but I still get responses from ostensible progressives who explicitly hold to a "race is a more important structural issue than class" position.
Galway CuriousblueA question from @CathyYoung63 about canned food made me think of one of the more oddball cutural artifacts from the 80s - one of the first examples of computer animation, a sexy robot extolling "the brilliance of canned foods".
A viral video purports to show staffers for California Senator Kamala Harris " walking out on" a Bernie Sanders speech, but full video of the event shows that this is not the case.
Galway CuriousblueAs somebody who is definitely not a Kamala Harris fan, it's important to do some fake news control for my side. This footage is from a Kamala Harris rally, *not* an event where Bernie Sanders or any other opposing candidate was at. mediaite.com/news/no-kamala… >
Galway CuriousblueI misstated the earlier Democratic Party news - apparently it was an event with multiple candidates, including Bernie. But the Kamala diehards who followed her out into the hall were apparently not doing a "walkout", though some interpreted it that way.
A Kirkwood Community College professor who attracted national attention for claiming affiliation with the anti-fascist movement 'antifa' has resigned, Kirkwood President Lori Sundberg announced Friday.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KWWL) - Kirkwood Community College has announced today that adjunct professor Jeff Klinzman of the English Department has resigned. Klinzman recently stated that he is a supporter of Antifa. CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KWWL) - Kirkwood...
Galway CuriousblueA reminder that campus censorship comes from all directions - Iowa community college prof fired for saying he supports Antifa
Galway CuriousblueA reminder that campus censorship comes from all directions - Iowa community college removes prof for saying he supports Antifa. The firing was rationalized as "commitment to harboring a safe learning environment". @TheFIREorg
Galway CuriousblueMake no mistake, indentured servants of any race were slaves for the term of their contract. It's what we'd call 'debt slavery' today. But the evolution to permanent chattel slavery was a process that evolved gradually over the 17th Century. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_o… #1619Project