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Where I Stand

By kate on March 15th, 2017

I’d like to announce a #resistance project I’ve been working on: I’m raising money for vital non-profits by selling beautiful and striking map art decals for your phone. I created six designs, each inspired by a different cause thats under attack right now. All proceeds from each design will go to a non-profit working for […]

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Freedom IS free

By kate on October 21st, 2008

This thoughtful guest editorial in today’s P-I gave me a new perspective. I hadn’t thought to challenge the right-wing mantra that “freedom isn’t free,” but this Iraq war veteran counters that “everybody is free… at the simple price of being born as a human.” Here’s a short excerpt. I recommend reading the whole thing. The […]

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This made me want to cry

By kate on September 13th, 2007

“According to a new survey… fully a quarter of Americans believe the First Amendment’goes too far’ in its provision of rights and freedoms. It gets worse from there…” Go read the linked blog post, then come back. I’ll wait. These survey results depressed me so much that I followed the link to the survey and […]

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COPS… in Maple Leaf

By kate on February 27th, 2006

“Get down on the ground!”   “Get down on the ground!”   “Get down on the ground!”   After a couple repetitions of this yelled exclamation outside our bedroom window last night, we both woke up. It was about 2am. After ascertaining that it wasn’t a dream, we looked outside the window to see a […]

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Cops… in Pioneer Square

By kate on September 1st, 2005

My office overlooks Pioneer Square. Today, I walked through the square on my way to get some lunch and walked past two policemen apparently arresting two homeless-looking men. As I passed, I heard Bad Cop screaming at one of the men. “This is a family park! It’s not a place for your narcotics use! You […]

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By kate on June 25th, 2004

This is an interesting website, about the idea of rankism. More basic than racism or homophobia, rankism is seeing yourself as above another person, and acting accordingly. On another topic, here are a couple of photos of me taken during the Fremont 5K that I think are pretty good.

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