Archive for March, 2005

friedman and the lexus

Wednesday, March 30th, 2005

Thomas L Friedman (author of The Lexus and the Olive Tree) had an intersting article in the NY Times today. To my utter surprise he wrote an interesting article on energy policy and the Bush administration. For those who do not know Friedman’s work, the above mentioned book makes the argument that globalization is inevitable [...]

crunch time

Wednesday, March 30th, 2005

well after wasting almost the entire weekend, i now have exactly two weeks to prepare my globalization presentation. must produce at least the first draft of a work that should end up at least 30 pages. being a grad student is bitch sometimes! but i would not trade this for a real job anytime. living [...]


Monday, March 28th, 2005

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school or rock show?

Monday, March 28th, 2005

rock show of course. need to do some serious writing this weekend but its sunday already, ugh. last night ended with a bottle of sauza tequila after seeing a friend’s band at the brass mug. had a good time. but i paid for it. will have to work over time tomorrow on the school shit. [...]

Marx was wrong

Thursday, March 24th, 2005

No it’s not what you think. Marx was a brilliant analyst. His musings on class struggle, alienation, and oppression are great works. But…. The opium of the masses is no longer religion, after all God is dead remember? The new opiate of the masses is voting, people. Voting has become an empty symbol of democracy. [...]

back to school

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2005

well spring break is over. back to school tomorrow. have a good idea i think of my globalization research project. have been wanting to do a paper on the Grameen Bank or microcredit. the problem was the thesis. but i think i got it: Yunus’s vision of microcredit has changed the way the inter-governmental organizations [...]

damn technology

Monday, March 21st, 2005

was all excited to post last night after getting home but my broadband connection was down. ugh. had a good night last night at the bar, my n0nc0mpliance brain trust helped me to formulate a research hypothesis for my advanced study in globalization. i shall post the thesis later tonight with some thoughts until then

spring cleaning

Saturday, March 19th, 2005

am busy spring cleaning my house today. nothing exciting to report. will be integrating the TWT idea soon with this web space, stay tuned

Socrates and patriotism

Thursday, March 17th, 2005

A few weeks ago my boss asked me why it was that people (liberals) seem to hate this country and if in fact they did, why do they not just leave? At the time I told him that it was not as easy as just leaving. To immigrate to Canada it takes more than a [...]

spring bre ak time

Monday, March 14th, 2005

so my university is out for spring break this week. me? i started spring break last week! unfortunately that is why i have not been making posts as regularly as i should, sorry for that. besides that, i have been busy trying to upgrade some software for this site and my personal computer gear. i [...]

missed post

Thursday, March 10th, 2005

Well I got really drunk at the bar last night so I forgot to do my daily. And I am headed to the bar again so I figured I better get this post done before I fall even farther behind. I have been working on a presentation for my seminar in International Relations. I am [...]

late night post

Wednesday, March 9th, 2005

Well this will probably be the norm, me posting in the wee hours of the morning that is. I have yet to get over my nocturnal tendencies after all those years of working swing shift. I have had a few beers so…bear with me. A friend and I tonight had a really long discussion of [...]

lost message

Monday, March 7th, 2005

Just typed up a blog. Then lost it trying to change an option. How funny! Anyway, I set out to have a website and blog and voila. The code and blogs you see here are the result. I should thank and suggest to anyone who works with wordpress. Great stuff from both of [...]

still working!

Sunday, March 6th, 2005

holy sh*t dude, South Park Uncut is on!