robot-heart-politics: tennroof: “I’m in America. I shouldn’t have to press 1 for English.” That’s true. You should have to press 1 for Cherokee, 2 for Tlingit, 3 for Seminole, etc., and something more like 36 for English. Assholes.
Geoff Lawton - Introduction to Permaculture Design... →
thesustainablelife: Based on the 72-hour Permaculture Design Certificate Course as devised by Bill Mollison, join Geoff Lawton as he takes you into the world of Permaculture Design and introduces you to a new way of looking at the world. Learn how to apply your design skills by observing, analyzing and harmonizing with the patterns of Nature. Discover the theory and then see the examples in...
Is the Tea Party Canada-bound? | Canada | News |... →
canadianpolitics: Are Canadians getting fed up with government regulations, rules and taxes? The man behind an attempt to start a Tea Party movement in Canada hopes so. ahhhhhhhhh!
article in the new york times: 'As Past Recedes,... →
* germany is one of many countries which still requires ‘national service’.
article in the guardian: 'Berlin "bombed" with... →
Even CIA statistics show Imperialist domination... →
fuckyeahmarxismleninism: PART 3 By Caleb T. Maupin Cleveland FIST ‘The Central Intelligence Agency, a ruthless enforcer of Wall Street’s drive for profits, publishes “The World Factbook.” It gives updated statistics for every country, some of which measure quality of life and societal health, such as life expectancy, infant mortality, literacy, unemployment and industrial production. In...
Progressives to mobilize Sept. 11 to confront... →
fuckyeahmarxismleninism: Activists here and around the country have begun mobilizing to stop cold those who promote racism and hatred of Muslims. They plan to confront a vicious demonstration and rally scheduled for the…
Women activists unite to fight imperialism →
fuckyeahmarxismleninism: By LeiLani Dowell Montreal Uniting under the theme, “Moving forward the militant global women’s movement in the 21st century,” more than 350 women from 32 countries participated in the…
Our rationale seems to tell us the way to serve is “the bigger, the better.” Our...– Carl Jacobsen, my grandpa and “ordinary radical” in his self published book, From Here to Calvary to Heaven (via existtheblog) (via passgasinartclass) (via irresistiblerevolution)
Money isn’t wealth and McDonalds isn’t food– (via jimmygreenthumb)
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up...– Plato (via jimmygreenthumb)
jimmygreenthumb: Welcome! The Freecycle Network™ is made up of 4,842 groups with 7,558,802 members around the world. It’s a grassroots and entirely nonprofit movement of people who are giving (and getting) stuff for free in their own towns. It’s all about reuse and keeping good stuff out of landfills. Each local group is moderated by a local volunteer (them’s good people). Membership is free. To...
my experiences with communal living and...
ok, so my wife informs me that perhaps i should mention that i neither live nor have lived in a kibbutz [not that any real kibbutzim exist in israel anymore anyway]. to me the kibbutz is an idea. a way of thinking and behaving which is applicable to every facet of life. a reminder that communal living [real communism] is real and accessible. below is a list of things of which i’ve been a...
vladimir putin says 'unsanctioned' protesters can... →
‘for the past eight months russia’s small but vociferous opposition has held rallies in moscow and st petersburg on the 31st of each month*. organisers say they will go ahead with a planned rally in downtown moscow’s triumfalnaya square tomorrow, despite the likelihood of arrest by riot police who have violently broken up previous gatherings.’ * the...
biden visits iraq for ceremony [article in today's... →
‘… [the less than fifty-thousand remaining] u.s. troops no longer will be allowed to go on combat missions unless requested and accompanied by iraqi forces.’ does that ‘requested and accompanied’ line make anyone else suspicious? and i know fifty-thousand is less than the one-hundred-and-seventy-thousand from 2007… but that still sounds like a lot to me. also...
Book Review - The Autobiography Of Malcolm X: As...
nothingsoundsbetter: The history of this world we live in enthralls me for some reason. The sad part is I just realized this recently. I just moved to a new town and have made a few friends and have things to do but have had extra time for my real passions, which are obviously reading, writing, and of course music. I have been absorbing many things and recently while in the library while...
Why Socialism? - An Essay by Albert Einstein. →
originally published in 1949. ‘The abstract concept “society” means to the individual human being the sum total of his direct and indirect relations to his contemporaries and to all the people of earlier generations. The individual is able to think, feel, strive, and work by himself; but he depends so much upon society—in his physical, intellectual, and emotional existence—that...
laurence w. britt's article 'fascism anyone?'... →
the ‘early warning signs of fascism’. from free inquiry magazine, vol. 22, no. 2 [15 july, 2003].
my other blog... →
fyi… on the off-chance that any of you are composers, musicians, musicologists or just lovers of boring music.
Higher Education? How Colleges Are Wasting Our... →
technipol: Discover recently reviewed a new book out about the state of higher education in America. There was also a great interview with one of the authors, Andrew Hacker, on The Diane Rehm Show the other day—so if you want to hear more, you can find the full podcast here. If not, you can head to Discover for a quick review. Here’s a section: “The professors who have chosen higher...
Fuck Yeah Radical Literature!: Book: Chomsky on... →
Note: Digital Read. URL: http://www.mediafire.com/?0eaa7nd31fu22ah Discription: “Chomsky and Macedo provide a brilliant analysis of schooling that draws upon a language of critique and possibility that reclaims the notion of schooling as a public good and a democratic force. At a time…
Fuck Yeah Radical Literature!: Zine: Anarchism -... →
Published by Rochester SDS Note: Printed Read URL: http://viewer.zoho.com/docs/aiKaO Opening: Ever reviled, accursed, ne’er understood, Though art the grisly terror of our age. “Wreck of all order,” cry the multitude, “Art though, and war and murder’s endless rage.” O, let them cry. To…