Privileged Protest

Privileged Protest

(May 28, 2020) By now, just about everyone has seen the photograph. It's of a brunette white woman standing on the Humboldt County Courthouse lawn with a smattering of American flags in...

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The Cost of COVID

(May 21, 2020) It feels as though loss has come to surround us lately. Our children have lost the opportunity to go to school, tear through playgrounds, have playdates, finish their sports seasons,...

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Wear the Damn Mask

(May 14, 2020) I often tell my kids, perhaps more frequently since we've all been on lockdown together, "Be as good as you can be, not as bad as you can get away...

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A Nation of Laws

(May 7, 2020) It was the nation's second president, John Adams, who said, "We are a nation of laws, not of men." It is one of the lights that guides this experiment of...

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Puff, Puff, Don't Pass

(March 18, 2020) Whatever you do, you cannot pass the dutchie to the left hand side. People love to get high. And people love to to do it socially. Those are just...

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Cognalyzers and the Greening of the Bible Belt

(March 12, 2020) Roadside sobriety tests may one day include a brain scan. The Government of Ontario recently awarded a $1 million grant to Zentrela, a tech company that claims it has created...

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Taxes and Terroir

(March 5, 2020) The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors overstepped when it modified the cannabis tax approved by voters in 2016, a judge recently ruled. Passed with 66 percent of the vote, Measure...

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The Cat Would Like You to Return to Work

(May 7, 2020) Oh, hey. Did I wake you by running full bore through the living room and leaping up the couch arm onto your head? Well, now that you're up, let's talk....

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COVID-19: An FAQ for Asian Americans

(March 12, 2020) Greetings, fellow Asian Americans! While we prefer to discuss community issues at our secret monthly meetings, where we tackle such topics as whether it's time to reclaim Tiger Woods...

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Tell Us Your Story

(May 7, 2020) When the history of the coronavirus pandemic is written, each day of these early months will seem like a compressed week when examined by scholars. That's how fast the virus...

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Distance Learning: It's Hard. For Everyone.

(May 28, 2020) If you are among the legion of parents that have taken on the role of teacher during distance learning, you have undoubtedly experienced the challenging merge of parent and educator....

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'Our Resolve to Fight:' A Letter from Humboldt's Health Officer

(May 18, 2020) To the residents of Humboldt County: COVID-19 is a stealthy opponent. Its ability to spread easily from people who do not even know they are ill, along with its heightened...

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Invisible Protections

(May 14, 2020) How about we all just exhale deeply and collectively recognize that week six of shelter in place was rough. Maybe we can just agree to be OK with letting that...

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Social Distancing Option

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The end of Old Man River?

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'Covfefe-19'

(March 18, 2020) Editor: Let's not be too hard on our commander in chief for his slow response to the corona virus pandemic. Administration health experts warned him of the looming dangers of...

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'Wishful Thinking'

(March 18, 2020) Editor: Ms. Brown writes: "... science has known there are more than two sexes for decades ..." (Mailbox, March 5). However: Webster's New International Dictionary, Second Edition, (1956) defines sex:...

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A Disservice'

(March 18, 2020) Editor: Once again, Humboldt County's majority spoke loud and clear in the 2020 primary election ... they didn't vote (NCJ Daily, March 5). According to the latest tally from Humboldt...

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Recent Comments

  • Re: Privileged Protest

    • I think folks like to jump on the racist bandwagon. I for one want people…

    • on May 30, 2020
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    • Almost like people who choose to smoke cigarettes. The warning is there, the threat is…

    • on May 29, 2020
  • Re: Privileged Protest

    • Sharon, That's actually the point. You absolutely can be a white person without being a…

    • on May 29, 2020
  • Re: Privileged Protest

    • as usual, you cant be a white person with out being a spoiled racist. I…

    • on May 28, 2020
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    • No, Roe. If you do something out in public where everyone can see it is…

    • on May 28, 2020

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