Thursday, February 26, 2015
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Our economic project is the same as our political project. We call it “community economy,” and all parts of society participate. It’s cooperative. We have started to build cooperatives in all different sectors: we have trade cooperatives, company cooperatives, construction cooperatives. The... + continue reading

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
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So to start, Rojava means “western” in Kurdish, as in Western Kurdistan. And along the Syrian-Turkish border in northern Syria, there are three areas that are not physically connected to one another—one of those zones, Kobanê, was in the news in January as the Islamic State was fighting for... + continue reading

Sunday, February 22, 2015
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The north Syrian town of Kobani has been under siege since mid-September by forces of the self-proclaimed Islamic State, popularly known as ISIS. Early in the siege, world leaders spoke as if they expected it to fall. The US took its bombing campaign against ISIS to Syria, but targeted the... + continue reading

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
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The Bay Area is home to a wealth of protests on a seemingly weekly basis. For each protest, there are some people who get behind the action, and others don’t. The #BlackLivesMatter protests, which strive to raise awareness about the over-policing of black and brown people, unsurprisingly brought... + continue reading

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
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If you deny that warmer ocean temps -> greater snowfall w/ coastal winter storms, you are not a climate denier. You are a physics denier.

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A broad community of independent scientific researchers and scholars challenges claims of a 'consensus' that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are 'safe' to grow and eat. The claims - which continue to be widely and often uncritically aired - are a false and artificial construct that have been misleadingly perpetuated through diverse media... + continue reading

Fifth Estate Spring 2015
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The Spring issue of Fifth Estate is now available, including free content on their website. This is a special issue with critical articles about Marx and Marxism. Also includes articles on anarchism in Kurdistan, an anarchist in Berlin, and an appreciation of the late Sam Mbah, who was a prominent... + continue reading

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

Last week I was part of Queering Abolition, a panel discussion on queer and trans prison advocacy and abolition. One of my co-panelists was Susan Rosenberg, a former political prisoner who spent 16 years in prison before her sentence was commuted by outgoing President Bill Clinton. The panel was in the auditorium of the City University of New... + continue reading

Saturday, Feb 21, 2015 - 0 comment(s)

Last November, I took part in a week-long language school at Oventic, Chiapas.[1] I spent the week living and learning with two US-based comrades – Laila, a tattoo artist and socialist/feminist from Memphis, and Michael, a housing rights activist from Baltimore – alongside the wider Zapatista community of Oventic. Our ‘guides’ for the week were... + continue reading

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

Our economic project is the same as our political project. We call it “community economy,” and all parts of society participate. It’s cooperative. We have started to build cooperatives in all... + continue reading

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

With the vast majority of humans -- especially American humans -- living in a world of willful denial and/or tacit complicity, our tiny population of activists cannot afford to endlessly bicker... + continue reading

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Saturday, Feb 21, 2015 - 0 comment(s)

An epochal study published Friday in the journal Science paints a truly frightening picture of a world without large carnivores, and a couple of Californian predators play a leading role.

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Labor

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In a show of support for striking refinery workers and their fight for stronger health and safety standards, registered nurses will hold a press conference with them Thursday in Martinez, Ca.... + continue reading

Prisons

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The Chicago police department operates an off-the-books interrogation compound, rendering Americans unable to be found by family or attorneys while locked inside what lawyers say is the domestic... + continue reading

Climate Change

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

LONDON—Chinese and US scientists have uncovered prehistoric evidence of mass migration triggered by climate change. Something occurred 4,200 years ago—a collapse of the monsoon system, the sapping... + continue reading

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