Monthly Archives: September 2015

The Globalized Ghost Town

The Take: Occupy, Resist & Produce! “In suburban Buenos Aires, thirty unemployed auto-parts workers walk into their idle factory, roll out sleeping mats and refuse to leave. All they want is to re-start the silent machines. But this simple act … Continue reading

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Resisting Left Melancholy by Wendy Brown

“In every era the attempt must be made anew to wrest tradition away from a conformism that is about to overpower it. . . . Only that historian will have the gift of fanning the spark of hope in the … Continue reading

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Darkode on Radiolab

http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/radiolab_podcast/radiolab_podcast15darkode.mp3 “It would seem that hackers today can do just about anything they want – from turning on the cellphone in your pocket to holding your life’s work hostage. Cyber criminals today have more sophisticated tools, have learned to work … Continue reading

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Radio Freedom Underground Radio in South Africa

“At seven p.m. sharp, seven nights a week, during the darkest days of apartheid, an incendiary radio broadcast beamed out from Lusaka, Zambia. It began with the clack of machine-gun fire, followed by a familiar call-and-response: Amandla Ngawethu! “Power to … Continue reading

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Launching the Misfit Economy

“The Art of Hustle..explores underground and fringe innovation from the black market economy. Former traffickers, drug dealers, smugglers and gang leaders share their entrepreneurial lessons in conversation with the NYC start-up community.”

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Student Politics in Communist Poland: Generations of Consent & Dissent

http://files.newbooksnetwork.com/easterneurope/018easterneuropejunes.mp3 “In the conventional narratives of Communist Poland, and Eastern Europe more generally, student activism tends to get short shrift. While the role of students in 1956 is unavoidable and widely acknowledged, after that their role and their relationship to … Continue reading

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Anti Racism: Transnational Solidarities w/ Angela Davis

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