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Rupture Considered

Just finished re-reading Invisible Man, by Ralph Ellison, the penultimate anti-rupture argument. In it the Brotherhood works to ignite a rupture, in this case a race riot, hoping to spark revolution. It does not work out so well. Echoing many…

Kind Slave Master

Once upon a time in the Confederacy, a benevolent slave owner named Orrin noticed some of his property acting...restless. When I say benevolent I mean he recognized that a well-fed slave, one with decent housing and a mattress would be more…

More Rupture Plus Slime

Andreas Malm uses the term "induced implosion" and quotes Benjamin 'The destructive character has the consciousness of historical man, whose deepest emotion is an insuperable mistrust of the course of things and a readiness at all times to…

Billionaires Cause Climate Change

I co-wrote the following piece with iops member Fred Curran. It is the latest article we have written for our media collective Anarchimedia. I wanted to share it with you all in the hope that it might resonate with some of you and we want to…


when considering the question of how we "should" move forward as a species or global society.. we're faced with a host of dilemmas, maybe more difficult than ever.. given the current population, ongoing ecological damage including climate change,…

Winds of Change

I woke the other morning from a vague vision/ dreamscape of Paul Klee's Angelus Novus and Walter Benjamin's prophetic take from his Thesis on the Philosophy of History. Weird, right? I hadn't read the thing in years and then barely understood…

Parents Guide to Climate Change

Talking With Your Child About Climate Change             by the Rev. David D. Jones Children are naturally curious about the things they hear and often turn to their parents for explanation.…

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Montana Antifa Whitefish Action

As incoming neo-Nazis organized by Andrew Anglin and the Daily Stormer promise to descend on Whitefish, Montana, Montana Antifa is one of the organizations creating the counter-demonstration.  While Love Lives Here has been doing the base-building…

Pipe And Protest, Chicago’s NoDAPL

BY @BOXCROWS, @Anarchimedia and The Chicago Chapter ON SATURDAY, THE 12TH OF NOVEMBER, CHICAGO saw a great intersectional protest. There were Feminists, Black Lives Matter activists, LGBT activists, Libertarians, Socialists, Anarchists, Revolutionaries,…

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code monkeys • site layout & functionality • the initial purpose of this project is to play with some ideas. yes, there is already a web team project, but it has not been all that active…


world bloc party • the purpose of this project is to explore and pursue actions that can help bring existing organizations and movements together toward more concerted, coordinated, coherent aims…

Financial Administrator Tasks

This project has been created to discuss the the implentation and processes of the initial IOPS Financial Administrator role. Many ideas have been posted already, but we also have a looming March/April…

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