Being Chapter 17 in the Tale “The Only Way Was East”


THE ONLY WAY WAS EAST.

BY GIOVAN J. MICHAEL

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Are NFT’s and Web3 creating a new era for artists?

Miquela, the robot influencer.

[Ancient peoples] hunted and gathered and there were no large coloric surpluses. So, every healthy person would have had to contribute to acquisition of food and water, and yet somehow, they still made time to create art. Almost as if art isn’t optional for humans.

-John Green, The Anthropocine Reviewed.

Since the dawn of human civilization, all artists have faced a common enemy: the destruction of their art. This could take the form of tyrannical leaders censoring artistic expression, iconoclasts from enemy tribes hoping to wipe out a culture, or even an accident, such as the tragic fire at the…


Being Chapter 16 in the tale “The Only Way Was East.”


Being Chapter 15 in the tale, The Only Way Was East


Being Chapter 14 in the tale The Only Way was East


a short, short story from Mexico City


Language Repression and the Work of Radical Educators

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As the United States galloped into the 20th century, this young nation (with less than 150 years under its belt) was enjoying unprecedented economic growth. This growth was made possible in part through the development of the Southwestern territories, a generous hunk of land that it had won from Mexico only 52 years earlier in the Mexican-American war. Although the natives of these regions suddenly found themselves living under a new flag and ruled by a new government with a new language, they held fast to their identity as hard-working and honest folk. These Spanish-speaking Americans along with their former…


From Roma to Coyoacán: Finding Frida in Physical Space.

This adventure starts with a time crunch, and Tati is not a fan of time crunches. She’s a double Virgo. She likes control, for everything to fit nicely into its place. She does not like to be rushed. So, my suggestion that we just “try our luck and go with the flow” does little to calm down all 5 feet and 2 inches of condensed nuclear Latina rage sitting in front of me. We didn’t know that the museum closed so soon, and if we had, then maybe we wouldn’t have lazily finished our work that morning before taking a…

Giovan J. Michael

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