Monthly Archives: December 2014

“Internet Freedom”: Digital Empire?

Originally posted on boundary 2:
a review of Dan Schiller, Digital Depression: Information Technology and Economic Crisis  (University of Illinois Press, 2014) by Richard Hill ~ Disclosure: the author of this review is mentioned in the Acknowledgements section of the reviewed…

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Naomi Klein on #BlackLivesMatter and Climate Change

“Why #BlackLivesMatter Should Transform the Climate Debate” The grossly unequal distribution of climate impacts is not some little-understood consequence of the failure to control carbon emissions. It is the result of a series of policy decisions the governments of wealthy … Continue reading

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Pussy Riot: The Prison Letters of Nadya and Slavoj

Originally posted on The Dark Fantastic: Literature, Philosophy, and Digital Arts:
 What is a modest Pussy Riot obscene provocation in a church compared to the accusation against Pussy Riot, this gigantic obscene provocation of the state apparatus which mocks any…

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Speculations: Command and Control Ecologies

Political groupings and executive authorities appear to be totally incapable of understanding the full implications of these issues. Despite having recently initiated a partial realization of the most obvious dangers that threaten the natural environment of our societies, they are … Continue reading

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Italy: General Strike Today.

Originally posted on Tendance Coatesy:
Sciopero generale, trasporti bloccati  54 manifestazioni in tutta Italia.  General Strike, transport at a halt, 54 demonstrations across Italy. Protesta contro legge di Stabilità e Jobs Act. Trade unions in Italy are staging an eight-hour…

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From the occupation at the University of Warwick:

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Spectacled Dissent

At least we can sleep sound at night knowing that as much as things change, unsubtle media bias never will… Protests in New York and Missouri have died down, but angry crowds in one California city famous for activism spent … Continue reading

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Sketches on Mutant Design (or, Situationism at the after party)

[This has been cross-posted with discussion over at Synthetic Zero] (worldmap: command and control) Beyond the Judgement of God. Meltdown: planetary china-syndrome, dissolution of the biosphere into the technosphere, terminal speculative bubble crisis, ultravirus, and revolution stripped of all christian-socialist … Continue reading

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A couple of livestreams from what’s going on in St. Louis and New York City right now… “We revolt simply because, for many reasons, we can no longer breathe.” – Frantz Fanon

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