Paul Haeder: The foundation of my “man lost of tribe” conveyances is based on not believing in the structures and status quo of the place I hold in US society – male, now 60, denuded of agency, really, in the scheme of capitalism’s storied stories of what it is to be successful and valued in this nickel-and-dimed culture.
Paul K. Haeder: We are country of people wanting names, looking at politics as if it’s horse betting, taking in these people as if they are celebrities, and leaving celebrities alone in their own version of capitalism 201 – money makes monsters and monsters make money.
Paul K. Haeder: In a time of neoliberalism, Capitalism runs roughshod over humanity for the One Percent and another Nine Percent in USA
Paul Haeder: You don’t end up rape-plowed and drug-induced and violence-taught and then seek some monk’s or nun’s sense of the world, justice, and reclamation.
Paul Haeder: Speaking out, offering changes, making the work about emphasizing the client and the well being of worker and client can get us in trouble.
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Paul Haeder: This foaming creep – guess what, he can be, and will always be, Not My President, because, well, many of us (not enough) do not believe that psycho Yankee Doodle Dandy crap of The People Have Spoken Therefore Unify Around the Office.
Paul K. Haeder: What’s at stake is for sure the redband trout, steelhead, and other fish that were for centuries the life source for the Spokane Tribe and other Inland Salish clans.
Paul Haeder: Latte liberals or survivalist conservatives, the entire shooting match of my fellow American is a bit daft, off center and now, 2017, entering the year of the Rooster, well, discombobulated, disoriented and despoiled.
Paul Haeder: This tsunami of ignorance, hyper-patriotism, hyper-neoliberalism, hyper-intellectual pacifism, well, it’s been going on for a long, long time.
Paul Haeder: There has been a huge push to privatize prisons, and to place filing fees, court costs and even the daily maintenance, upkeep and staffing of these halls of justice on the financial backs of the accused.
Paul Haeder: Imagine the White Bubble Brains of Media, and the others in the white privileged classes, barely understanding the context of 450 years of treaties broken, barely understanding what mother earth is and what mother water holds.
Paul Haeder: It would be so much better if our national conversations and international thinking emanating from this country could be funneled through a local and small community and communities of color-disenfranchisement-poverty lens, perspective and engagement.