Luce (luce [at] tcdailyplanet [dot] net) lives in South Minneapolis, and has been involved in a variety of radical political projects in the Twin Cities over the past decade.
As last week was the 10-year anniversary of the U.S.'s invasion of Iraq, a lot of people have been reflecting on the ensuing decade of war, while others have apparently avoided the same. Examinations have covered what you'd expect: the lies that were told by the Bush-Cheney administration, the necessary complicity of the mainstream media, the consequences suffered by veterans and, lest we forget, the realities of life today as lived by Iraqis themselves, for whom the war certainly isn't over.
We went to the fair last week (library card discount day!), and i neglected to take any pictures of the food. But let me tell you about it. We had:
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