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About lazycat1984

In addition to being a character in a novel, I allow my creator to post comments about esoterica, politics and kultur. Lately, I'm going to start plunking in bits of writing here as well. Don't hold your breath waiting for something intelligent.

How employed are we?

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Austerity never ends: Economists say wages are too high

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Portland Olde School

SW Alder Street between SW Broadway and SW 6th Avenue looking southeast, 1923. View this image in Efiles by clicking here. via SW Alder Street, 1923 — Vintage Portland

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An anthropologist announces the death of liberalism

Originally posted on Fabius Maximus website:
Summary: Here anthropologist Maximilian Forte announces the death of liberalism. Hillary’s defeat, despite its massive financing and support by America’s major institutions, was a sign. The ineffective street festivals of Occupy Wall Street and…

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To Hell with Neoliberal Environmentalism

Originally posted on Permanent Settlement:
Length Estimate: Long (words > 1000) I was poised to write a piece on the linkage between present-day veneration of duplicitous political elites and the crisis of national identity when I found the following op-ed…

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Huldufólk: The Inhabitants of Iceland’s Faërian Realm

Originally posted on Becca Segall Tarnas:
? In the North Atlantic there is an island, and it is said that upon this island live two nations: the human nation of Iceland, and a second nation, one that is mysterious and veiled.…

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SW 6th Avenue, 1967 — Vintage Portland

SW 6th Avenue near Sherman Street looking south, 1967. View this image in Efiles by clicking here. via SW 6th Avenue, 1967 — Vintage Portland

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Do Americans Live In A False Reality Created By Orchestrated Events?

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A Skeleton Key of Unknown Strength

Originally posted on Dan Kaminsky's Blog:
TL;DR:  The glibc DNS bug (CVE-2015-7547) is unusually bad.  Even Shellshock and Heartbleed tended to affect things we knew were on the network and knew we had to defend.  This affects a universally…

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Dances with wargs

Originally posted on Cosmetic Lotro:
December has started which to me is the beginning of the Winter season and lots of wintery outfits! I am really looking forward to this month which is always special as we approach Yule tide.…

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