Sad-Iron

UW Struggle Update: Morality Check

Disclaimer: I am an idealist. This makes me quaint. I imagine others feel similarly when the ideals you hold close to your beating heart are not given serious consideration from serious people who only take seriously the various permutations of money and business and the empty signifier that is “accountability.” Another tongue twister: I am embarrassed for myself […]

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Students: The Silent Stakeholder

I live and work in Wisconsin, which is engaged in a long and deliberate destruction of its public education system. Legislators and System administrators evoke “the taxpayer” as the sacred stakeholder, but this is simply no longer true. Since comparisons to “running things like a business” tend find purchase, saying the taxpayers are the major […]

Courtesy of a kit from Holloway's, a chapbook in a clam shell box.

Wow, a post (more bookmaking)

I’ve taken a short break from the digital world, as the end of the semester, the holidays, and the impending doom of public education in Wisconsin have kept me otherwise engaged. Still, as I have no doubt that I need to development more marketable skills in today’s 21st century global griftplace, I’ve discovered this technology […]