Just to let you know, a few people (some of whom w… Anonymous, Two-Gun Mutualism & the Golden Rule (2011-06-02).
Just to let you know, a few people (some of whom worked on "Property is Theft!") are working on the rest of "Confessions of a Revolutionary".Not much to report yet, but that's the plan.And if you want to publish bits of "Property is Theft!" as Corvus editions then that would…(Linked Saturday 2011-06-04.)
Why Context Matters. Roderick, Austro-Athenian Empire (2011-06-05).
"The true life, the life eternal has been found – it is not merely promised, it is here, it is in you .... Everyone is the child of God .... As the child of God each man is the equal of every other man." – Friedrich Nietzsche, The Antichrist "There…(Linked Sunday 2011-06-05.)
Change the world. Phil, philwilson.org (2011-05-27).
I work in Higher Education in the UK. Every day I see enterprisey systems which are awful, terrible, unfriendly, unusable, behemoths. The market for each niche system is more or less a monopoly. The market is prime for smaller, more agile, more user-friendly systems to come in and destroy them….(Linked Sunday 2011-06-05.)
The Octothorpe, part 2 of 2. Keith Houston, Shady Characters (2011-05-22).
Bell Telephone Laboratories, one-time research subsidiary of American telecoms giant AT&T, has produced some of the 20th century's most influential developments in the worlds of science and technology. It boasts seven Nobel Prizes in Physics awarded for, among other things, a demonstration of the wave nature of matter, the invention…(Linked Sunday 2011-06-05.)
'Radical Mental Health Meetings' Address Problems at Grassroots. lilprole, Modesto Anarcho (2011-05-17).
Stanislaus County Radical Mental Health is starting to organize weekly meetings for people looking to discuss mental health and depression issues in the Modesto area. The meetings are based off of the Icarus Project’s framework. They describe themselves as such:"The Icarus Project envisions a new culture and language that resonates…(Linked Sunday 2011-06-05.)
The Cloud. xkcd.com (2011-06-05). (Linked Sunday 2011-06-05.)
Shocking FBI Discovery: Austin Is Weird. Jesse Walker, Jesse Walker: Reason Magazine articles and blog posts. (2011-06-01).
From a New York Times profile of Scott Crow, an Austin anarchist who recently FOIAed his files from the FBI: Mr. Crow, a lanky Texas native who works at a recycling center, is one of several Austin activists who asked the F.B.I. for their files, citing the Freedom of Information…(Linked Sunday 2011-06-05.)
Planet Burma. Jesse Walker, Jesse Walker: Reason Magazine articles and blog posts. (2011-06-03).
"Around the globe, it is democratic meltdowns, not democratic revolutions, that are now the norm." Or so claims Joshua Kurlantzick, a fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations writing in the June 9 New Republic. From Venezuela to Russia, he argues, regimes are sliding toward autocratic rule. Polls show public opinion…(Linked Sunday 2011-06-05.)
Support the Allied Media Conference & Shawty Got Skillz. inciteblog, INCITE! Blog (2011-06-02).
Stacey & Mia from To The Other Side Of Dreaming break down why it's critical to support the Allied Media Conference (June 23-26, 2011, Detroit), a movement building space for radical women of color/people of color organizing, disability justice, queer young people, and more! They urge everyone to support Shawty Got…(Linked Sunday 2011-06-05.)
Irrational, or responsive to incentives? Emily Washington, Market Urbanism (2011-06-04).
In the Washington Post Brad Plumer editorializes on the choice of many Americans to accept longer commutes by car in exchange for larger homes far from their workplaces. He says that consumers are unable to accurately calculate the cost of their commutes, including time spent driving, leading them to make…(Linked Sunday 2011-06-05.)
Freedom and School Choice in American Education. Free Association (2011-06-05). There’s No Right Way to Manage a Subsidy (cont’d) (Linked Sunday 2011-06-05.)
feministhulk: UNFORTUNATE THING ABOUT ALL-CAPS: HARDER TO ADD SPECIFIC EMPHASIS. HULK WORK TO FIND VERBAL NUANCE IN HULK-SIZE LETTERS. Twitter / feministhulk (2011-06-01).
feministhulk: UNFORTUNATE THING ABOUT ALL-CAPS: HARDER TO ADD SPECIFIC EMPHASIS. HULK WORK TO FIND VERBAL NUANCE IN HULK-SIZE LETTERS.(Linked Sunday 2011-06-05.)
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Researchers Say WSJ's WikiLeaks Copycat Is Full Of Holes – Andy Greenberg – The Firewall – Forbes. pilgrim, Mark's Firehose (2011-05-05).
Just what I've been waiting for! A WikiLeaks clone owned by Rupert Murdoch that cooperates with law enforcement.(Linked Monday 2011-05-09.)
WSJ's "SafeHouse" is the Zune of leak sites. I expect in version 2 they'll introduce the ability to "squirt" leaks to your friends. Mark Pilgrim, Mark's Firehose (2011-05-06). (Linked Monday 2011-05-09.)
On Mother's Day and Everyday – Honoring M/others Within Our Social Justice Movements! inciteblog, INCITE! Blog » Help the Shawty Got Skillz Skillsharers Get to the AMC! (2011-05-07).
On Mother's Day and Everyday- Honoring M/others Within Our Social Justice Movements! by tk karakashian tunchez, The New Mythos Project Originally posted at The New Mythos Project, reposted with permission I feel so incredibly blessed to live in a time where honoring young, single, teen mamas is FINALLY gaining recognition!…(Linked Monday 2011-05-09.)
A Partial List of Things the Government of the State of Oklahoma Considers Preferable to the Peaceful Production of Concentrated Psychoactive Plant Resin. John Markley, The Superfluous Man (2011-05-10).
The State of Oklahoma recently passed a law increasing the sentence for producing hashish, a concentrated derivative of the cannabis plant, to a minimum of 2 years and a maximum of life imprisonment. On a first offense, no less. The purpose of this legislation was to “send a message” about…(Linked Tuesday 2011-05-10.)
The Revolution Starts At Home Anthology is Out & On the Road! inciteblog, INCITE! Blog » Help the Shawty Got Skillz Skillsharers Get to the AMC! (2011-05-10).
After seven years of hard work, the anthology, The Revolution Starts At Home: Confronting Intimate Violence Within Activist Communities, edited by Ching-In Chen, Jai Dulani and Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, is finally printed and out! Â And there are tour dates! Here's more about the collection: "Was/is your abusive partner a high-profile…(Linked Tuesday 2011-05-10.)
Droves of the Academe. Who Is IOZ? (2011-05-10).
There are few entertainments as . . . entertaining as the Herren perfessers weeping over the decline of their discipline, but this piece from Bill Deresiewicz in, of course, La Nation, has a couple of stupendous paragraphs, like this one:Still, there's a difference between a Roger Smith firing workers at…(Linked Tuesday 2011-05-10.)
Photo. Listonauta (2011-05-09). (Linked Tuesday 2011-05-10.)
Karl Hess, Jr. speaks at Karl Hess Club. PermaKent, PermaKent Permaculture Ideas of J. Kent Hastings (2011-02-20).
KARL HESS CLUB MONDAY FEBRUARY 21, 2011 Â [200th meeting] Karl Hess IV "Whither Conservation in the 21st Century: More Government or More Liberty?" Dinah's Family Restaurant 6521 S. Sepulveda Blvd. (at Centinela…(Linked Tuesday 2011-02-22.)
Apple’s Three Laws of Developers. isaiah's weblog (2011-02-15).
A developer may not injure Apple or, through inaction, allow Apple to come to harm. A developer must obey any orders given to it by Apple, except where such orders would conflict with the First Law. A developer must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not…(Linked Tuesday 2011-02-22.)
What Could Be Bad? Roderick, Austro-Athenian Empire (2011-02-22).
Chris Matthews opines: "I think we're always right to back nationalism." He's talking about the ongoing Middle Eastern revolts, but the claim as it stands is perfectly general – and seems open to the occasional counterexample.(Linked Tuesday 2011-02-22.)
Craig Prescott's Family Claims he was Murdered for Being "Whistle Blower" lilprole, Modesto Anarcho (2011-02-21).
Craig Prescott.The mother of Craig Prescott released a statement, claiming that Craig Prescott was murdered in the downtown jail for being a “whistle blower” and released new information on the case. The Sheriff’s Department claims that Prescott died after being shot with a taser, but an autopsy report and a…(Linked Tuesday 2011-02-22.)
Solidarity Forever. DarianW, Anarchoblogs in English (2011-02-20).
"Acts of solidarity are going to be either gifts or entrepreneurial affairs, depending on how you understand the basic dynamics. If you wait around for someone in this tangled-up culture of ours to "deserve" solidarity, you'll just sit on your hands and nothing will change (except for the worse.) You…(Linked Tuesday 2011-02-22.)
notjessewalker: A rambling, incoherent tirade with semi-random references to Waco and Somalia — yes, Qaddafi is definitely a Hit & Run troll. Twitter / notjessewalker (2011-02-22).
notjessewalker: A rambling, incoherent tirade with semi-random references to Waco and Somalia — yes, Qaddafi is definitely a Hit & Run troll.(Linked Tuesday 2011-02-22.)
Chinese People Power: A Primer. Jesse Walker, Jesse Walker: Reason Magazine articles and blog posts. (2011-02-20).
While our eyes are glued on the collapsing Qaddafi regime, the authorities in China are getting jittery about a Jasmine Revolution of their own: Skittish domestic security officials responded with a mass show of force across China on Sunday after anonymous calls for protesters to stage a Chinese "Jasmine Revolution"…(Linked Wednesday 2011-02-23.)
Work It Out!/A Chambear! Workshop Series for Community Organizers of Color. inciteblog, INCITE! Blog (2011-02-16).
Spearheaded by Partnership for Immigrant Leadership and Action in collaboration with INCITE!, Critical Resistance, Data Center and Creative Interventions: * free lunch, free interpretaion, free workshops* *almuerzo, interpretaci?@c3;b3;n, talleres gratuitos* Work It Out!/A Chambear! is a skill-based workshop series designed by and for community organizers of color. This series will…(Linked Wednesday 2011-02-23.)
Sheriff Joe’s War: Now More War-ry! Radley Balko, Hit & Run (2010-07-16).
The Arizona Republic: In a stretch of barren desert alongside Interstate 8 near Gila Bend that has become a corridor for human and drug smuggling, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and about 100 men staged a crime-suppression operation Thursday. Arpaio brought with him a belt-fed .50-caliber machine gun that can…(Linked Friday 2010-07-16.)
Cory Doctorow: Technology Can Be a Force for Liberation. Michel Bauwens, P2P Foundation (2010-07-15).
Introduction to the Persian edition of the science fiction novel Little Brother, by Cory Doctorow, London, June 2008 Available for free download via http://www.archive.org/details/LilBroPersian, under the "Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0!!!@@e2;20ac;b3; Creative Commons license. Cory Doctorow: I wrote this book because I believe that technology can be a force for liberation. Not…(Linked Friday 2010-07-16.)
"Free Market Capitalism" is an Oxymoron. Kevin Carson, Center for a Stateless Society (2010-07-17).
It's pretty much standard for the chattering classes — both liberal and conservative — to refer to something called "our free market system," also known as "free market capitalism." To the extent that the right-wingers at Fox and CNBC or on the editorial page of the Wall Street Journal advocate…(Linked Saturday 2010-07-17.)
Why Misogynists Make Great Informants: How Gender Violence on the Left Enables State Violence in Radical Movements. inciteblog, INCITE! Blog (2010-07-15).
Originally published in make/shift magazine Some people may have seen this article already, which has been making its rounds on Facebook and the blogosphere, but INCITE! blog editors loved it so much that we wanted to share it here. The piece was originally published in make/shift magazine's Spring/Summer 2010 issue…(Linked Saturday 2010-07-17.)
"The New Abortion Providers" and the Old Political Dilemmas. Christine C., Our Bodies Our Blog (2010-07-16).
The New York Times has published online an extensive article about "The New Abortion Providers" (it will appear in print in Sunday's Magazine), which I highly recommend reading. Such detailed reporting from a mainstream publication on the struggles of individual medical students and doctors to make abortion an accepted, integrated…(Linked Saturday 2010-07-17.)
Matt Buchanan on the Droid X. Daring Fireball (2010-07-17). I linked this article because it contained the best slashing-review line I’ve read all day: “The software — a discordant melange of the not-so-fresh Android 2.1 and various bits of the Blur ‘social networking’ interface from Motorola's lower-end Android phones — is the shudder-inducing poster child for the horrors that can occur when most hardware companies try to make software. It's ugly, scattershot, and confusing. It feels almost malicious.” (Linked Saturday 2010-07-17.)
Joseph Déjacque and "The Circulus in Universality" Out of the Libertarian Labyrinth (2010-07-17). “Now then the absence of orders is the true order. The law and the sword is only the order of bandits, the code of theft and murder that presides at the division of the spoils, at the massacre of the victims. It is on that bloody pivot that the civilized world turns. Anarchy is its antipode, and that antipode is the axis of the humanispherean world.” (Linked Saturday 2010-07-17.)
Take me to the river… Shawn P. Wilbur, Out of the Libertarian Labyrinth (2010-07-18).
Let’s say we gather the usual suspects, down by the river, in the State of Nature, or thereabouts, for some a bit of property theory and a few “good draughts.” John Locke says everybody can appropriate some river-water, as long as what they make their own “property” leaves “a whole…(Linked Sunday 2010-07-18.)
1996. xkcd.com (2010-07-18). Oh, TI-85, how I remember our time together, coding blackjack games in an indecipherable “programming language” when I was supposed to be paying attention in class… (Linked Sunday 2010-07-18.)
Seattle’s Finest. Daily Brickbats (2010-07-19).
Seattle prosecutors are reportedly looking at criminal charges against two local police officers. The two were caught on videotape kicking and stomping a Latino man as other officers watched. They’d stopped the man as a potential robbery suspect but left him go a sort time later after determining he was…(Linked Monday 2010-07-19.)
New Zealand becomes a game-changer. Software patents no longer allowed « Icrontic Tech. tech.icrontic.com (2010-07-19).
Brian Ambrozy (primesuspect) Today a New Zealand government minister announced that software should not be patentable. July 15, 2010 4:55 PM ET in News, intellectual property, law, patents, software Today the New Zealand government's office announced that Commerce Minister Simon Power instructed the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ) to…(Linked Monday 2010-07-19.)
feministhulk: HULK TRY TO WRITE POETRY ABOUT LOVE FOR SMASHING PATRIARCHY. WHAT RHYME WITH “HEGEMONY?” Twitter / feministhulk (2010-07-19).
feministhulk: HULK TRY TO WRITE POETRY ABOUT LOVE FOR SMASHING PATRIARCHY. WHAT RHYME WITH “HEGEMONY?”(Linked Monday 2010-07-19.)