Ezra Vasquez

The personal blog of an applied linguist, writer, & educator

Tag: Current Events

  • As Good a Description of Twitter as You Will Find

    As Good a Description of Twitter as You Will Find

    I’ve long said [Twitter] started out as a water-cooler, then it became a stage where we were all performing, and then one day it was a fight club. And you had to fight. What To Do About Twitter? – Chuck Wendig: Terribleminds

  • Asimovian Diplomacy

    Asimovian Diplomacy

    The war in Europe — and specifically the tack the West has adopted to oppose it — reminds me of ideas I first encountered in the science fiction of Isaac Asimov. I’d be lying if I didn’t admit how much influence Isaac Asimov’s writing had on me. After reading Asimov’s Foundation series in the fall […]

  • How much smoke before she’ll call it a fire then?

    How much smoke before she’ll call it a fire then?

    “‘I’m not for impeachment,’ Pelosi says, potentially roiling fellow Democrats” https://a.msn.com/r/2/BBUDZTQ?m=en-us&referrerID= “… impeachment is so divisive to the country that unless there’s something so compelling and overwhelming and bipartisan, I don’t think we should go down that path because it divides the country. What could be more compelling than collusion with enemies, tax evasion, or […]