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Was Marx right? Or was his timing just wrong? But, if so, what do we do with these ‘inglorious bastards’ — those sociopathic free market capitalists stomping hither and thither? Is it time for a great accommodation?

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On Human Understanding~ Excavating the Mytho-poetics of Babel

[Here is a draft of a paper I’m preparing for a Linguistic conference on translation in 2016. Advice is always welcome, although not always heeded. Thanks ~ cK] It is not enough for language to have clarity and content… it … Continue reading

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Deja-Vu All Over Again

 By Angela Borozna (reprinted from Russia Insider) I grew up in Siberia during the Cold War and remember my fears of the United States. Images of Hiroshima were quite frequently aired on TV, and war evacuation plans were practiced at … Continue reading

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KFC Calling!! All Hands On Board!!

You know something?  No sooner does KFC (that’s right the Colonel’s own) open it’s doors in three prime Barnaul  (Siberian Rusia) locations, then the goons and goof balls of

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Recollection, Releasement, and Reconstitution

We live now in a world of unnatural wonders: virtual communities, corporate personhood, iPads, ‘bluetooth’ ears, selfies, 24/7 i-spy eavesdropping, instant global communication; all the accoutrements to give bureaucrats, emperors, and dime-a-dance dictators a complete set of controls over their … Continue reading

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