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Writer, parent, science and public health advocate, Wisconsin transplant in California. 

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Collusion: Secret Meetings, Dirty Money, and How Russia Helped Donald Trump Win by Luke Harding

Dec 28, 2017 | No Comments
Collusion: Secret Meetings, Dirty Money, and How Russia Helped Donald Trump Win by Luke Harding

Here is a review I wrote of Luke Harding’s new book Collusion: Secret Meetings, Dirty Money, and How Russia Helped Donald Trump Win, on the role Russia played in the United States presidential election of 2016 as well as the financial ties between Russia’s wealthiest citizens and our current president. It appeared earlier this month […]


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Here is the film list you need to escape and yet understand this damned hellscape

Nov 7, 2017 | One Comment
Here is the film list you need to escape and yet understand this damned hellscape

I’ve been working on some things that are not ready for prime time yet and also trying to get back into my life as a person who can sit still long enough to watch a movie that doesn’t just have a lot of magic swords in it. Not that there’s anything wrong with those movies. […]


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The OpEd Project

Oct 5, 2017 | No Comments
The OpEd Project

In September I took part in a daylong seminar by the OpEd Project at the UCLA Center for the Study of Women. It was a great experience and I recommend it. The organization conducts seminars in the cities listed in the link above. For people who are trying to get their ideas for change into […]


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