I want to crawl into the skin of my professorJust maybe I’ll understand their cryptic thoughtsIf I could see the world through their veiled eyelidsWith the slightest bit of privilege just maybe I too could indoctrinate the youth of my class. I could disguise my cognitive dissonance as lived experience and continue in the cultureContinue reading “Skin (of my Professor)”
Author Archives: Black Orchid Party
A Statement from the Artist
My partner and I were having a conversation about the public opinion of Communism atop The Pyramid of the Sun in former Tenochtitlan. It occurred to us that values supported by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels were ones the proletariat of our time could fully align with, yet Communism as understood through the lens ofContinue reading “A Statement from the Artist”
Timeline: Socialist Revolutions of the 20th Century
Timeline: The Russian Revolution
Another Lost Opportunity.
After 8 days of demonstrations the demands of the protests have resulted in the Minnesota Attorney General in combination with the Hennepin County Attorney charging all 4 former officers for their involvement in the death of George Floyd. Derek Chauvin, charged initially with third-degree murder and manslaughter, now faces an additional elevated charge of second-degreeContinue reading “Another Lost Opportunity.”