Thursday, March 26, 2015
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The current economic system advances through free trade and deregulation; the American Dream has been outsourced globally. This has created a bureaucratic nightmare, asserts David Graeber in his latest book, The Utopia of Rules: On Technology, Stupidity and the Secret Joys of Bureaucracy.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015
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Most forecasts of the future presume that something in the present will continue to grow and increase its power or influence. It’s as simple as doing a math problem on compounding interest or multiplication tables.

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015
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When big agribusiness teams up with international aid organizations to corner the market on seeds, everyone loses.

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015
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The pursuit of profit long ago transcended national borders and national loyalty. In the decades before WWII, doing business with Hitler’s Germany or Mussolini’s Italy (or, as a proxy, Franco’s Spain) proved no more unsavory to the captains of industry than selling military hardware to Indonesia... + continue reading

Monday, March 23, 2015
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Just three months before the September 11th attacks, U.S. anti-terrorism resources weren’t focused on Al-Qaeda — they were also being spent trying to build a case against environmental activists for “weapons of mass destruction” based on website posts.

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Self-righteousness is a special case of being self-satisfied, complacent, smug. But here, the smug complacency refers specifically to a person’s belief that he or she complies, to a higher than normal degree, with the demands of some strict moral standard. This claimed moral superiority in turn is supposed to justify an attitude of scorn or... + continue reading

Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015 - 0 comment(s)

When Iain Banks shuffled off this mortal coil in June of last year, sci-fi geeks in general and lefty sci-fi geeks in particular, mourned the fact that there wasn't a backup copy of his personality stored somewhere. In the universe he created in his acclaimed The Culture series of sci-fi novels, that almost certainly would have been the case.... + continue reading

Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015 - 0 comment(s)

Many of us have an Occupy story. Mine took place in New York on March 17th of 2012, the six-month anniversary of the first occupation of Zuccotti Park, and the three-month anniversary of its eviction. I joined about five hundred or so Occupiers who had gathered after dark on the Manhattan side of Brooklyn Bridge. As we marched the three blocks... + continue reading

Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015 - 1 comment(s)

We’re excited to announce the completion of our latest project, an updated version of the zine The A-Zone & A Decade Of Anarchy In Chicago. The Autonomous Zone was an anarchist organizing hub and infoshop that operated in Chicago for about a decade, hosting numerous events, political initiatives, and serving as a physical entry point for... + continue reading

Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015 - 0 comment(s)

Work hard and you’ll get ahead” has now become meaningless propaganda. The student loan crisis has proved this once and for all. Until the federal government gets serious about bailing out America’s students and instituting free, public higher education for all who apply, America’s student debtors should refuse to make any further payments.

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Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015 - 0 comment(s)

The time has come announce that the small but mighty Red & Black Collective will be shutting down. This year we would have turned fifteen years old. In those years, using our collective labor... + continue reading

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Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 - 0 comment(s)

The current economic system advances through free trade and deregulation; the American Dream has been outsourced globally. This has created a bureaucratic nightmare, asserts David Graeber in his... + continue reading

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Thanks to massive deforestation along Brazil's Atlantic coast and the Amazon, São Paulo's reservoirs are at just 6% of their capacity and water rationing is in place. But this is just the... + continue reading

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On Thursday, Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) re-introduced legislation to torpedo "micro unions," the latest labor movement to terrify business management, right-wingers, and capitalists in general.... + continue reading

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Monday, Mar 09, 2015 - 0 comment(s)

X380847. That’s my membership number in the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). The IWW has been around since 1905, making typical unions with the bosses and bureaucratic party nervous, since... + continue reading

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Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015 - 0 comment(s)

Most forecasts of the future presume that something in the present will continue to grow and increase its power or influence. It’s as simple as doing a math problem on compounding interest or... + continue reading

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