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  • Censorship

    January 11th, 2021 | Uncategorized | journalpulp | No Comments

    No private action is an act of censorship. Only governments can censor. No private individual or platform, no magazine or press, no agency or business may rightfully suppress another publication by force. (Competition or competitive advantage does not equal force.) Only governments have the power to enforce silence and suppress with impunity. When governments do this, […]

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  • Starvation Has A 100 Percent Fatality-Rate: What The Lockdowns Are Doing To Africa Is Appalling

    May 5th, 2020 | Uncategorized | journalpulp | No Comments

    This video clip shows real human beings, young and old, lining up for the food pantry in South Africa. This is a glimpse of the appalling toll that forced lockdowns are already taking upon Africa. You may be certain that it will get much worse quickly. Starvation has a 100 percent fatality-rate. Covid-19 has a […]

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  • East of the Setting Sun

    East of the Setting Sun

    November 28th, 2019 | Uncategorized | journalpulp | No Comments

    South of the border among the pluripresence of jellied heat, east of the setting sun, inNogales, Mexico, where this sort of thing can occur,you glimpse, twenty-five meters off the shoulder of the road, a Mexican woman who’s walkingalone: black-haired, slender, sun-drenched, tall, her arms baked, bare, aglow with her toffee-colored skin, her wet black eyes friendly […]

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  • Two Poems

    Two Poems

    October 19th, 2019 | Uncategorized | journalpulp | 3 Comments

    I You came to me in a dream last night.Ghostly and dark, you were dressed in flowing white.Your hair hung long. Your eyes were light. You stood nearand spoke in a whisper that I could not hear.Together we walked through the desolate roomsof a strange house, where faint perfumesspiked the air. Outside, the wind blew […]

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  • June 4th: the 30-year Anniversary of Tiananmen Square

    June 4th: the 30-year Anniversary of Tiananmen Square

    June 4th, 2019 | Uncategorized | journalpulp | 1 Comment

    This recent tweet captures the half-assed distinction Marx tried to make between so-called bourgeois property and personal property: On the thirtieth anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre — when the totalitarian socialist government of China quashed, with extreme force, a political uprising by the people of China who rebelled at last against the obliteration of […]

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  • Universal Healthcare Myths and Truths

    September 24th, 2018 | Uncategorized | journalpulp | 3 Comments

    Often you will read or hear that except in America, healthcare in all developed countries around the world is recognized as the “basic human right” that it actually is, and this is why “America is the only civilized country in the world that doesn’t offer universal healthcare to its people.” You will often hear that […]

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  • Higher Education: Institutions of Staggering Debt and Indoctrination

    Higher Education: Institutions of Staggering Debt and Indoctrination

    September 17th, 2018 | Uncategorized | journalpulp | No Comments

    Why is college so expensive? For the exact same reason that healthcare has become so expensive. Which is the same reason rents in San Francisco and Boulder have become so expensive. Economist Daniel Lin, professor of economics at American University, explains this basic and well-known principle, in three short minutes: Even worse than the monetary […]

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  • Speaking of Corporations and Capitalism and Privilege

    Speaking of Corporations and Capitalism and Privilege

    September 14th, 2018 | Uncategorized | journalpulp | No Comments

    I recently wrote about some of this, and then just last night I read the following. Native American Senator Elizabeth Warren, in kicking off what many think will be her 2020 Presidential run, proposes what she calls — apparently without irony — the Accountable Capitalism Act. As actual legislation, it will go nowhere and it’s […]

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  • Democratic-Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, “Communism Is Good,” & Why California Cities Are Becoming Unaffordable

    Democratic-Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, “Communism Is Good,” & Why California Cities Are Becoming Unaffordable

    August 31st, 2018 | Uncategorized | journalpulp | 2 Comments

    That tweet was recent. I know of a few hundred million people who’d probably be willing to debate the statement — except they’re in prison or were already murdered. (Happy Birthday, Karl Marx!) Democratic-Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (who called for tax cuts when she was running her own business) famously wants “healthcare, housing, and education for […]

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  • “Online Mobs Drive Ornithologist Into Research Secrecy After Learning He Killed A Bird”

    June 28th, 2018 | Uncategorized | journalpulp | No Comments

    [Note: The subject of animal rights is complex, and I won’t get into the intricacies of it here — except to point out that those who are calling Christopher Filardi a “murderer” (for euthanizing a bird) believe perforce — by extension — that the domestication of animals is slavery, and that zoos are a form […]

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  • Ex High School Basketball Star

    May 3rd, 2017 | Uncategorized | journalpulp | 2 Comments

    You were a pure shooter, a long shot. You were a star. Another nobody black boy raised in a fractured home in middle America: a drunk father who worked twenty-five years for Clayton County, and a mother who loved you but was always too passive, it seemed, to truly care. Yet you were inherently happy. […]

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  • Fifty Best Southern Novels Ever Written?

    Fifty Best Southern Novels Ever Written?

    April 4th, 2014 | Uncategorized | journalpulp | No Comments

    What do you think? Here’s how the writer begins: Sure, alphabetically, Absalom, Absalom! is first on this list. But, coincidentally, it is also the greatest Southern novel ever written. A crowing achievement of William Faulkner’s experimentation in narratives and storytelling, it encapsulates all that defines the post-war (that’s the Civil War, you guys) Southern mentality, […]

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