Dennis Loo's Writings
[This is a slightly different version of an article posted by me at OpEd News today]: Dear 1%: I'm so sorry that you seem confused by the 99%. Ann Coulter says that we're a mob and that Occupy Wall Street et al is the beginnings of "totalitarianism." Josh Barro at the National Review says that OWS "shouldn't be taken seriously" because it is oh so...
Pomona Valley Review
We crossed from our car to the point and over the hill spotted craggy rocks like old folks’ faces beaten yet shining beneath the sun defying the surf Around our feet along the hillside facing the sea silver blue succulents quietly awaited the fog Black kelp swirled slowly in China Cove’s jade green water like seaweed soup White bird in multi-...
Porter Gulch Review
[I wrote this as the first poem in a creative writing class while I was in graduate school in the summer of 1990. It was a response to Gulf War I under George H. W. Bush. The course was the first creative writing class I had ever taken and I took it as a lark and also as a change from the grind and pressure of graduate school. When I was in high school I had been...
Brilliant... a game changer. ”
—Sharon Araji, Past President of the Pacific Sociological Association (On Globalization and the Demolition of Society)
I was born and raised in Honolulu, third or fourth generation Chinese-American, depending on which side of the family you count from. My father was a physician and my mother, as was standard for her generation, a homemaker. I attended Punahou School and then...
Causes Dennis Loo Supports
World Can't Wait, Occupy, War Criminals Watch, Doctors without Borders, Wikileaks, We Are Not Your Soldiers