ArchiveJuly 2006

Stand up guys


There’s an article in today’s New York Times about the court martial of an Army officer, 1st. Lt. Ehren Watada, for refusing to be deployed to Iraq. Watada is not a peacenik in general; he objects to the Iraq war in particular as dishonest and unlawful. The manner in which he came to this conclusion is like a geek fantasy: he originally supported the war, but before deployment...

Feminist SF on the web


I’m a member of some fun new communities these days. Laura Quilter, the esteemed webmistress of, a resource site with associated listserv that I have been a part of for more than 10 years, recently set up a wiki, a forum, and a blog. I’ve been spending a lot of time editing the wiki (user name JLeland). Putting together bibliographies pleases my nitpicky research side...


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