This story first appeared on the TomDispatch website. Has feminism been replaced by the pink-ribbon breast cancer cult? When the House of Representatives passed the Stupak amendment, which would take…
There are many forms of collective creation that run the whole spectrum, from merely coloring in someone else’s existing drawing to the actual creation of a thing from scratch. Often this…
PUBLISHED: Dec. 12, 2011
LENGTH: 17 minutes (4295 words)
On April 13 of this year, a Wednesday, my wife got up later than usual and didnt check her email until around 8:30 a.m. The previous night, she had put her computer to sleep, rather than…
1. YOU CAN ONLY WORK FOR PEOPLE THAT YOU LIKE. This is a curious rule and it took me a long time to learn because in fact at the beginning of my practice I felt the opposite. Professionalism required that you didn’t particularly like the people that you worked for or at least maintained an arms length relationship to them, which meant that I never had lunch with a client or saw them socially. Then some years ago I realised that the opposite was true. I discovered that all the work I had done that was meaningful and significant came out of an affectionate relationship with a client. And I am not talking about professionalism; I am talking about affection.
PUBLISHED: Nov. 22, 2001
LENGTH: 11 minutes (2866 words)