Masako Akeo Suzuki has died, at only 61 years of age. Masako spent her adult life engaged in organizing parents in Japan in solidarity, to overturn its brutal, archaic, cruel family law order, to restore to children and parents alike their right to one another. Masako also spent her entire adult life trying to rejoin … More Masako Akeo Suzuki has died. She championed the fight against Japanese Parental Child Abduction.
On Bastille Day, 2019 There is more than one way to cage a child. It is tempting sometimes to say that the society we live in today can be straightforwardly deduced from the self-development of the logic of its institutions. That the horrid conditions we witness today are prefigured in the exclusions devised for a … More Bastille Day, July 14 2019
Things do not of necessity or probability work out for the best. Brecht once wrote, “Swimming from the sinking ship, You don’t seek the best island, but the nearest.” A respite from peril. Walter Benjamin said (in a sentence I can be accused of being too fond of recalling) that the reality of resistance to … More “Will you please tell him that I’ve been to paradise and I’m amazed that I survived”
I acted out my life on stages With ten thousand people watching But we’re alone now and I’m singing this song to you I know your image of me is what I hope to be I’ve treated you unkindly, but darling can’t you see? There’s no one more important to me Darling can’t you please … More Remember when we were together