Tag Archives: Austerity

Blurred lines

 “Fascism is capitalism plus murder.” -Upton Sinclair Well, now that I’m done scarfing down mom’s apple pie, furling up old glory for another year and retrieving my chihuahua/pug from under the couch, where he’s been hiding since the fireworks commenced … Continue reading

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Douglass v. Key redux

May the rocket’s red glare the bomb’s bursting in air give proof through the night that our drones are still there… Full text: The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro  

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The occupation will not be televised

Originally posted on Dear Kitty. Some blog:
This video from the USA says about itself: Water is a Human Right: Detroit Residents Seek U.N. Intervention as City Shuts Off Taps to Thousands 24 June 2014 Activists in Detroit have appealed…

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Bill anything that moves

“When morality comes up against profit, it is seldom that profit loses.” ― Shirley Chisholm It’s shaping up to be a long, hot summer in the land of curdled milk and honey but air conditioners and ceiling fans aren’t the only … Continue reading

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“All crimes begin with a thought.”

Originally posted on The Vigilant Lens:
You can wash the Fukushima from your Co-opted salad greens, but do not exceed your monthly ration of water. *** ?

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Axes to grind

Turn down the lights, turn up the stereo and just for a moment let’s pretend there’s no such thing as disaster capitalism or neofascism. There is a time to face down tanks in the public square and a time to … Continue reading

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Welcome to the struggle

“Simply because we were licked a hundred years before we started is no reason for us not to try to win.” -Atticus Finch Holy cow, it’s hard to believe that summer is already nigh in the land of homogenized milk … Continue reading

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The state knows what you did last summer

It’s that time in the Greco-American calendar when the United States collectively bows it’s head to pay respect to the servicemen and women who gave their life to ensure American hegemony from sea to shining sea. Like Swiss clockwork and Florida … Continue reading

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Bread Not Bombs: Photos of Syrians’ Smallscale Retail Culture in the Za’atari Refugee Camp

Originally posted on Prison Photography:
? Rashed, 14, leaves the camp to buy furniture from Jordanian merchants and comes back to sell it, much as his family once did back home. Toufic Beyhum‘s photographs of the Za’atari refugee camp in…

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The fog of whoa

There are times when the fog of whoa is so thick in my country ’tis of thee it’s hard to know what to say, words feel so trivial. This week has seen the botched lethal injection of a death row inmate … Continue reading

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