Jim Crow Returns to Alabama. Roderick, Austro-Athenian Empire (2011-06-10).
This past Thursday the Alabama legislature put on their white hoods and enacted the harshest anti-immigrant regime in the country, one even more tyrannical than Arizona’s ethnic-cleansing laws. As in Arizona, the new edict “allows police to arrest anyone suspected of being an illegal immigrant if the person is stopped...(Linked Saturday 2011-06-11.)
That ’80s Show. Jesse Walker, Jesse Walker: Reason Magazine articles and blog posts. (2011-06-10).
Back to Our Future: How the 1980s Explain the World We Live in Now—Our Culture, Our Politics, Our Everything, by David Sirota, Ballantine Books, 220 pages, $25 1971 saw the debut of All in the Family, a generation-gap comedy that pitted a liberal college student against his conservative father-in-law. 1982...(Linked Saturday 2011-06-11.)
Revolutionary WARPED. admin, The Non-Adventures of Wonderella (2011-06-11).
Grenades took a bit longer to explode back then.(Linked Saturday 2011-06-11.)
rechelon on Why is /r/Anarchism so feminist oriented? reddit: the front page of the internet (2011-06-12).
1) Well, for instance, there's a profound number of ways that the state is utterly terrible on issues of rape -- like during the RNC in 08 the police basically openly shuttered their rape investigation department, because you know, priorities, but also use of rape as a weapon by cops/prisons,...(Linked Monday 2011-06-13.)
Black Rose Anarchist History Tour. Guy Debord, Los Angeles Anarchist (2011-06-12).
Fellow Anarchists! Los Angeles has a rich anarchist history, but sadly most of that history has been forgotten or lost in the pages of time. Due to a disconnect of today’s anarchists with their past, combined with never ending redevelopment of the city’s landscape, anarchists in the city constantly walk...(Linked Monday 2011-06-13.)
the post-moral period. Captain Capitulation, eye of the storm (2011-06-12).
it's amazing what is an illness these days: to begin with, your personality, your actions being symptoms. i guess i would think of this as a model, metaphor, or ideology: a central one of our era. apparently weiner is actually entering a residential treatment facility for compulsive sexting. now if one is...(Linked Monday 2011-06-13.)
The Thin Blue Line
Groves of Luxury and Idleness? Roderick, Austro-Athenian Empire (2011-05-28).
As is so often the case with right-wing critics of academia – even, or perhaps especially, those who are academics themselves (and so, perhaps, often brimming with resentment against their mostly left-wing colleagues?) – retiring sociology professor David Rubinstein, in his recent piece in The Weekly Standard, offers what I...(Linked Saturday 2011-05-28.)
Imagine No Taxation. Roderick, Austro-Athenian Empire (2011-05-26).
The following letter appeared in today’s Opelika-Auburn News: To the Editor: Charlotte Ward asks us to imagine a world without taxes. (“Don’t like taxes? Imagine a world without these services,” Tuesday.) Okay, let’s try. What would it be like? True, the government wouldn’t be able to provide its services any...(Linked Saturday 2011-05-28.)
The Atrocity of Hope, Part 15: Toward a New Radicalism. Roderick, Austro-Athenian Empire (2011-05-23).
Chris Hedges on corporate liberalism: The pillars of the liberal establishment – the press, the church, culture, the university, labor and the Democratic Party – all honor an unwritten quid pro quo with corporations and the power elite, as well as our masters of war, on whom they depend for...(Linked Saturday 2011-05-28.)
The Manifesto of the Sixteen (1916) Shawn P. Wilbur, Two-Gun Mutualism & the Golden Rule (2011-05-25).
[Here is a translation of the controversial "Manifesto of the Sixteen," the document issued by Peter Kropotkin, Jean Grave and others, advocating support for the Allies and opposition to Germany in World War I. I had promised this to members of the Anarchist Task Force on Wikipedia quite awhile back,...(Linked Saturday 2011-05-28.)
*"Whoever does not affirm at some time the. Masha, Cyganeria (2011-05-23).
"Whoever does not affirm at some time the definite..terribleness of life, never takes possession of the unutterable powers of our existence; he merely walks at the edge; and when the decision is made eventually, he will have been neither one of the living nor one of the dead."~RilkeI know many...(Linked Sunday 2011-05-29.)
The slow boil. admin, This Modern World (2011-05-26). (Linked Sunday 2011-05-29.)
Food Nullification: The Sequel. Jesse Walker: Reason Magazine articles and blog posts. (2011-05-29). The War on the Informal Sector (Cont'd). (Linked Sunday 2011-05-29.)
Revisionist History Day, 2011. Sheldon Richman, Free Association (2011-05-29).
Today is Revisionist History Day, what others call Memorial Day. Americans are supposed to remember the country's war dead while being thankful that they protected our freedom and served our country. However, reading revisionist history (see a sampling below) or alternative news sites (start with Antiwar.com and don't forget to...(Linked Sunday 2011-05-29.)
alternatively, why would i add you after only meeting you once? what sort of dark magic is this. Dinosaur Comics (2011-05-27).
archive - contact - sexy exciting merchandise - cute - search - about← previousMay 27th, 2011nextMay 27th, 2011: This weekend I'm getting my first tattoo. Which tattoo? I'll give you a hint: it's one of the tattoos mentioned here. :0– Ryan(Linked Sunday 2011-05-29.)
Columbia SWAT team kills dog during drug raid — again. Dr. Q, Gangsters in Blue (2011-05-28).
One of the most widely watched police brutality videos from last year showed members of the Columbia Police Department’s SWAT team breaking into a man’s home in the middle of the night, shooting his two dogs, terrorizing him and his family, and finally arresting him for a tiny amount of...(Linked Sunday 2011-05-29.)
D. McCarthy Stalks LibertyOnTour.com – Again. Ademo Freeman, Gangsters in Blue (2011-05-27).
Originally posted at LibertyOnTour.com On our last day in Greenfield Beau and I headed to the local gas station to pick up a few things. On our way there we witnessed Daniel McCarthy, a member of the Greenfield police, make an illegal U-turn and park near our location. As we...(Linked Monday 2011-05-30.)
feministhulk: LIFE GOALS: 1) SMASH WHEREVER SMASH IS DUE 2) BECOME BFF WITH bell hooks AND BUTLER 3) HONOR HULK FEELINGS 4) EAT ORGANIC. Twitter / feministhulk (2010-06-24).
feministhulk: LIFE GOALS: 1) SMASH WHEREVER SMASH IS DUE 2) BECOME BFF WITH bell hooks AND BUTLER 3) HONOR HULK FEELINGS 4) EAT ORGANIC(Linked Friday 2010-06-25.)
Comment on Puzzlement by Michael Wiebe. Michael Wiebe, Comments for Austro-Athenian Empire (2010-06-22).
I meant “enforceable, positive obligation,” such as an enforceable obligation to feed one’s children, which Rothbard quite explicitly rejects. Suppose, for the sake of argument, that there is no enforceable obligation to feed one’s children, but only an unenforceable one. What exactly is the objection to this? Is it that,...(Linked Friday 2010-06-25.)
When Cops Visit. Roderick, Austro-Athenian Empire (2010-06-25).
All you anarchists who criticise our heroic police officers – who are you going to call when you need your bedridden grandmother suffocated, tased, and lacerated?(Linked Friday 2010-06-25.)
Lost in Commercial Space. Dorothy, Cat and Girl (2010-06-24). (Linked Friday 2010-06-25.)
Defend Red & Black Cafe. Roderick, Austro-Athenian Empire (2010-06-04).
My friend William Gillis writes to me: For over a decade I’ve frequented The Red & Black Cafe in Portland – an IWW, explicitly anarchist, worker-owned coop – and over the years they’ve faced all the sort of police harassment and surveillance you’d expect for a venue catering to radical...(Linked Saturday 2010-06-05.)
My central air is finally fixed! Praise Jeebus! drunkenatheist, Drunkenatheist (2010-06-05).
After a month and a half of fighting with our landlord (and sending off frantic emails to our realtor), the HVAC crew came out and cleaned our compression doo-dad. Now, I think it might be possible to cut glass with my nipples. (I’ll refrain from letting loose with a “hallelujah”...(Linked Sunday 2010-06-06.)
Rand Paul Petition. Roderick, Austro-Athenian Empire (2010-06-06).
If you’re interested in signing a petition asking Rand Paul to support Red & Black Café’s right to bar cops from their premises, click here. (I don’t know how thrilled the Café would be with Paul’s support – but I doubt they’re at much risk of getting it ….)(Linked Sunday 2010-06-06.)
What a Fool Believes. Roderick, Austro-Athenian Empire (2010-04-23).
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer explains why we shouldn’t worry that her state’s new law (allowing the police to demand identity papers from anyone who looks like they might be an “illegal” immigrant) won’t lead to racial profiling or other abuses (as if “the thing itself” were not abuse enough …):...(Linked Friday 2010-04-23.)
No More Looking Back...Unless You've Embarrassed Us. Jesse Walker, Jesse Walker: Reason Magazine articles and blog posts. (2010-04-16).
Julian Sanchez has posted some sharp comments about Thomas Drake, the NSA whistleblower facing charges for leaking information to the Baltimore Sun. Sanchez concludes: the contrast between the reaction to Drake and the non-reaction to other forms of lawbreaking makes the standard in effect for Bush-era misdeeds clear: If you...(Linked Saturday 2010-04-24.)
Because They Can. Roderick, Austro-Athenian Empire (2010-04-24).
The TSA at work.(Linked Saturday 2010-04-24.)
Ugly Viral vs. Pretty Viral. Mike Sellers, Online Alchemy (2010-04-15).
Recently I encountered yet another app on Facebook that required me to “become a fan” and install the app before I could even see what it was, much less whether I liked it enough to become a real fan. Sorry, no. That’s not viral except in the meanest, ugliest sense. Like...(Linked Sunday 2010-04-25.)