Insurrectionary Imagination

  On the western edge of France, 4000 acres of wetlands, fields and forests have become a liberated zone; a vast laboratory of autonomy where 200 people in 60 different collectives live together without the state, occupying the land against a new airport project...

A Form of Denial

By the last few months, I realized I had been engaging — like most addicts — in a form of denial. I’d long treated my online life as a supplement to my real life, an add-on, as it were. Yes, I spent many hours communicating with others as a disembodied voice, but my...
Mass Arrest

Mass Arrest

It started with Occupy –  our modern incarnation of mass political protest. On September 17th people descended into the streets, crowding out the public space, occupying monuments of power, camping out to make their voices heard, and demanding change...

Does America Have What it Takes to Impeach Trump?

The shmooshy, slimy American politicians are at it again, bickering in their fancy house about right and wrong. James Comey’s testimony to the U.S. Senate Thursday morning told us nothing new. The politicians and media sources are unwilling to say exactly what...

Toneshift

There’s a nice mood in a logo-less home… an uncluttered aesthetic, a crisp sense of unmediated reality. Suddenly your appliances are just appliances, your shoes are just shoes, your clothes just clothes. What, after all, is the difference between a shirt that says DC...
The Lonewolf

The Lonewolf

I’m a guerilla in an information war, a slow-simmering battle of memes and counter-memes, ideologies and worldviews. I’m reprogramming the capitalist algorithm, turning growth into de-growth, taking back the meaning of “progress” and...
The Opposition is Revamping

The Opposition is Revamping

It doesn’t help that, with the defeat of the socialist experiments of the 20th century, two generations of organizers and activists have now come of age politically with few visible and viable alternatives to imperialism and neoliberalism. The fight against the enemy,...