Monthly Archives: April 2018

Crisis Of Confidence

by William Skink How can a political system survive if a majority of people stop participating? From the link: Nearly two-thirds of adult U.S. citizens will stay away from the polls during the coming midterm elections, and they say they … Continue reading

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Humanities At UM Under Attack

by William Skink Don’t be misled by the PR Orwellian newspeak coming from the University of Montana, the recently unveiled “Strategy of Distinction” is an obfuscation of the real intent, which is this: use the budget crisis to take a … Continue reading

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The First Step, Missoula, Is Admitting You Have A Problem

by William Skink Missoula has a tech problem, and part of that problem is Missoula’s leadership doesn’t think we have a tech problem. They think we have tech solutions, and they are therefore falling over themselves to create tech corridors … Continue reading

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Striking Syria

by William Skink No authority sought from Congress. No vote from the UN Security Council. No conclusive evidence of claimed gas attack or time for a thorough investigation. No outcry from the resistance. No critical corporate media reporting framing this … Continue reading

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What’s Going On With Missoula’s Sheriff’s Department?

by William Skink In the Indy’s Etc. column this week a parenthetical comment indicates the Indy hasn’t found the Missoula County Sheriff’s Department to be forthright in providing information. For the record, “following” minor celebrities is near the bottom of … Continue reading

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Billy & Pablo

by William Skink The under the bridge footage is Reserve Street. The lyrics after the moth stuff are Neruda’s.

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The State Of Missoula’s Community Is A Failing PR Effort To Convince You It’s All Good When It’s Not

by William Skink On Monday there was a “State of the Community” event put on by City Club Missoula. John forever-mayor Engen, Seth pretty-boy Bodnar and Dave nanny-state Strohmaier were the featured speakers leading the PR effort to convince those … Continue reading

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Missoula Indy Votes Yes To Unionize, Deserves Support

by William Skink For some reason I’ve been putting off writing about the Missoula Independent fighting for the right to collectively bargain the degree of their independence from the Lee Imperial Fleet of media holdings. My reluctance is not because … Continue reading

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No Right To Return

by William Skink The suffering of Palestinians under Israeli apartheid conditions continues. No humanitarian intervention is coming to save the day. #themtoo?

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Revisiting Missoula’s Reserve Street Homeless Camp Clean-Up

by William Skink Last Saturday I went out to the Reserve Street bridge for a clean-up, but I was a month late. The link my buddy sent me didn’t load all the way, so I didn’t see the clean up–organized … Continue reading

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