pulling back the curtain: notes on the history of neoliberalism…

  1. When I was still in high school, my father lost his job. He was a third-generation garment worker —  a cutter in a coat factory in Jersey City — and the company he worked for closed its U.S. facility and shipped all the work down to Mexico. In the wake of that turn, …

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Bipolar Chronicle 3: fishbowl, microscope, spotlight.

One of the things that happens when your immediate family member is manic, and you are trying to get him hospitalized, is that the nurses, psychiatrists and social workers who are evaluating him will also sort-of evaluate you. They’ll listen for signs of family discord, or for hints that you might be exaggerating things. Why? Because maybe … Continue reading Bipolar Chronicle 3: fishbowl, microscope, spotlight.