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✂© ➽➽➽ INDIVIDUAL AND WHOLE   Freedom is not a possession or a property; it is a relation. It is not a matter of being protected from the outside world, but of intersecting in a way that maximizes the possibilities.…

Green New Deal: Radical Opening?

There is considerable momentum building here in the US around the concept of a Green New Deal. At the moment it remains vague enough to bring together liberals like Corey Booker and radicals like DSA and System Change Not Climate Change (both…


"One of the very first requirements for a man who is fit to handle pig iron as a regular occupation is that he shall be so stupid and so phlegmatic that he more nearly resembles in his mental make-up the ox than any other type. The man who…

Elite Concern

John Lennon sang "We all want to change the world" and now, after a bit of hesitation, this includes the alpha elite. Confused John believed the answer was to "free your mind". The Davos crowd rally under the banner of "do good AND do well",…

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…

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  Love:Articles and Poetry about love. A Frank AnswerLowell, Feb. 13, 1846From the Valentine OfferingDear Angelic Girl: You may be surprised that I should dare to address your angelic goodness, being almost an entire stranger to you; but…

Local Politics Kills Another Salem OR IOPS Project

By Sarah Owens   Originally posted January 30, 2018 in CANDO Archive under the title "KMUZ Politics Trumps Programming.")   Bill Smaldone, the president of the board of Salem's community radio station, KMUZ (100.7 FM in Salem), "confirmed"…

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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