Monthly Archives: May 2012

the people demand social justice: j14 in israel summer 2011

during the summer of 2011, hundreds of thousands took to the streets in cities all across israel to create a growing movement and alternate society. protesting over economic issues, political corruption, systemic inequality and governmental injustice, (to name a few … Continue reading

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long live the oakland commune

^short documentary on the Oakland Commune of 2011 On October 10th 2011, hundreds of people in downtown Oakland occupied Frank Ogawa Plaza in front of city hall. They built a self-organized tent city and began to meet some of the … Continue reading

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the revolution of every day life

Paris, 1968. riots, protests, demonstrations, confrontations with police. WHY? concerned with the increasing commercialization of the art world, the commodification of goods and the apathy of modern industrial urban life, the situationists placed their faith in youthful revolt and agitation. … Continue reading

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nba player changes name to world peace

ron artest (an NBA player from queensbridge, NYC) changed his name to metta world peace in september of 2011. his jersey for the los angeles lakers now says world peace on the back, and announcers yell “world peace!” when he … Continue reading

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israel’s secret service murders another iranian scientist

“Iran┬áhas accused Israel and the US of assassinating four Iranian scientists since 2010 in order to sabotage its nuclear programme which the West suspects is hiding Iran’s attempt to develop a nuclear weapons capability,” says an article on Al Jazeera … Continue reading

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contemporary art and corporate capitalism

In March 2012, CBS aired a showing of 60 Minutes with Morley Safer reporting on one of the world’s most gaudy and infamous art fairs: the Art Basel in Miami. The story began: “Even if some contemporary art seems alien … Continue reading

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abby says free your mind!

(sent from abby c from eldoret, kenya)

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