Author Archives: professorcastillo

Consider the humble medium of radio for revolutionary purposes.

I was thinking about this paper I did on the state of radio. I covered the history of the medium and the history of its regulation. I wrote the paper quite a while ago. But even then, things looked grim, … Continue reading

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“1968” A Short Story about an election

Click the link! 1968

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Fiction: Full Moon

A short story from a collection I wrote about my experiences as a nurses’ aide at a rural nursing home. Published in Spectrum, 1995 Full Moon

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President Obama at Sandy Hook

via Joshua Dubois: What the President secretly did at Sandy Hook Elementary School

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“Fuck you, I like guns.”

via “Fuck you, I like guns.”

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Dear Alabama Voter, I’m an OB/GYN and Roy Moore is wrong about “ninth month” abortions.

Originally posted on Dr. Jen Gunter:
Dear Alabama Voter, I am an OB/GYN who trained to do abortions almost as late as they can go. For several years I practiced in a state with no gestational age limit, meaning I…

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Cornel West and Richard Wolff: Marxism, Capitalism and Wage Slavery

Source: Cornel West and Richard Wolff: Marxism, Capitalism and Wage Slavery

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How Black folks lose White “friends” over social media bigotry

Originally posted on Hobbservation Point:
The following essay does not apply to my real life white friends because if I call you a “friend,” I have vetted you over time by observing how you act towards me, specifically, and humanity…

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On Fearless Girl, women & public art; or, no, seriously, the guy does not have a point. 

Originally posted on Caroline Criado-Perez:
You have probably seen this blog on Fearless Girl vs Charging Bull which has been floating around social media the past couple of days. Yesterday I had a minor tweet rant in response, and apparently I am not done. So here is…

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On Being Poor

Originally posted on Athletic Monkey:
I’m eight years old and they pass out a flyer at school for a local soccer team. I’ve always wanted to be on a team and soccer seems fun. On my way out of the…

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