¡Viva La Huelga! Carlos Cortez 1993 Linocut, 89×58.5 cm “When you do a painting that’s it, it’s one of a kind. But when you do a graphic the amount of prints you can make from it is infinite. I made a provision in my estate, for whoever will take care of my blocks, that if [...]
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Take a holiday from reality whenever you like, and come back without so much as a headache or a mythology.
The Ludwig von Mises Institute has published an excerpt from Murray Rothbard’s Conceived in Liberty, a Colonial history, on “Pennsylvania’s Anarchist Experiment: 1681-1690″. Not an anarchist experiment I would want to live in, but some interesting features: religious freedom for Christians (ahem) and Quaker-Native American relations. The essay charts William Penn’s annoyance that the people [...]
in the recent governmental panic attack about the cessna, White House Spokesperson Scott McClellan says that there was no need to notify Bush because “the protocols were followed”. so … we get a glimpse into the fact that we don’t actually have a Glorious Leader. and it turns out that we don’t actually need a [...]
A good friend taped the Emma Goldman documentary a few months ago, but I hadn’t watched it until this weekend — I was captive in a TV room while packing, and didn’t want to take a VHS tape to my new home which will have neither a VCR nor a TV. A few nits to [...]
open source gaming: Wired News: Gamers Eye Open Virtual Worlds Lots of interesting implications: May solve the problem of over-reaching EULAs that ban all kinds of lawful & fair uses May stop the kinds of top-down censorship and controls that are characteristic of the EA / Peter Ludlow / Sims story A perfect example of [...]
As my friend Mort wrote me yesterday, “My Romanian grandfather used to say to me, ‘Remember, Morton, this is such a wonderful country – it doesn’t even need a president!’” — Michael Moore, Election 2004: 17 Reasons Not to Slit Your Wrists, 2004-11-08, AlterNet
We are all anarchists now – Siva Vaidhyanathan – openDemocracy. Ah, Siva, if only it were true. At any rate it reminds me of one of my mantras in earlier years: everyone is a radical if you dig deep enough. Meaning, that if you dig, everyone will agree that people should not be killed, that [...]
Recently attended the 9th Annual San Francisco Anarchist Book Fair.