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RadicalHapa

The Evils of Weaponizing Campus Security Forces

The forces of fear and ignorance are alive in Portland.  The Portland State University Board has authorized arming security forces with weapons that can kill.  Check out Rebel Metropolis.  As ou... [read more]

RadicalHapa

RadicalHapa

Writing Coming Out Of #Ferguson #EricGarner

In America’s largest city, the judicial branch declined to pursue charges against a security officer who was videotaped in broad daylight choking a man to death. This came less than two weeks aft... [read more]

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RadicalHapa

Oregon Health Equity Alliance 2015 Kickoff

Check out these great photos from Darlene Huntress of Oregon Action from the Oregon Health Equity Alliance (OHEA) Legislative Kickoff this week.  They are beautiful! Really proud of our growing al... [read more]

RadicalHapa

RadicalHapa

Ukulele Manila

I am dedicating a portion of my sabbatical to learning how to play the Ukulele.  I’ve played guitar since college, self-taught and follow along student (with a big hat tip to my old college ... [read more]

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RadicalHapa

2015 Blogging Goals

I’ve been all talk and no action for months now on restarting my blog.  After a week of decompressing in the Philippines, I’ve decided I need to set some goals.  Like a good organizer... [read more]

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RadicalHapa

Why Elections Matter

Not too long ago humankind made decisions rooted in violent power. Those with the most power got their way by force. Those with the most power still wield incredible influence and try hard to suppr... [read more]

RadicalHapa

RadicalHapa

Breaking Legos

I loved legos as a kid.  I had this huge tub of those classic multi-colored blocks in my bedroom.  I’d pull them out and root around with my hands as the legos made that crashing sound that onl... [read more]

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RadicalHapa

Sense of Place

When I first learned of the terrible injustices inflicted by people upon people I felt very helpless.  I think a part of my life has been spent trying understand these realities in part to sustain... [read more]

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RadicalHapa

Saltwater Ax

Saltwater and bits of seaweed stick to my glasses Close up an ax is raised over a barnacled rock You can hear the rapid babel of Chinese and feel the Old Men across the jetty look up at the back ... [read more]

RadicalHapa

RadicalHapa

No More Zimmermans, Prayers and Quotes

I can not trust a system that is not willing to protect people of color.  – From a friend and organizing colleague in Portland, Oregon My communities of pastors, human rights activists and n... [read more]

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