Struggles of the Working Class

I showed my freshman composition classes the documentary Waging a Living and asked for their reactions halfway through the film and again at the end. At the halfway point, my students (some, not alL) were negative: those people were wearing too much jewelry, had houses, smoked. They had too many kids (duh, they could just use […]

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Four little words

“Oppressive language does more than represent violence. It is violence. It does more than represent the limits of knowledge. It limits knowledge…No one would take the time to understand other languages, other views, other narratives…” — Toni Morrison Since I stole the name for the blog domain and the idea of “A Counterfeit Journalist’s Blog” […]

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