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Backstage Flare-Up at SF Decom [Update]

Fire dancers are not all warm and fuzzy. It sounds like some shit went down backstage at last weekend’s officially sanctioned Decompression party in San Francisco – an assault, or nearly one. 7,060 more words

2014

Burning Man Introduces Censorship [Updates]

Did you know Burning Man has implemented a censorship policy? Me neither…until I fell victim to it this weekend.

Does BMOrg really want to get feedback from the community, and listen to our concerns? 5,153 more words

2014

The Tin Principles: An Alternate Viewpoint

I just came across this classic comment from Tron, from February this year. They are commenting on the post “A Few Ground Rules For Talking About the 10 Principles” at… 553 more words

2014

Social Alchemist Seeks Sherpa for Startup Shenanigans

This year, just before Burning Man, the New York Times published an expose on rich people trying to one-up each other at Burning Man with luxury camps and paid employees. 4,818 more words

2014

BURNILEAKS: Workers Want Rights

Thanks to Anonymous Burner for bringing this to our attention.

Burning Man Worker Rights

List of Grievances

READ THIS FIRST (yes you)

In August 2014, members of DPW upper management, referred to as “The Council of Darkness”, were informed that the Burning Man workforce was unhappy and seeking to organize for more fair treatment. 1,938 more words

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B’morg – Prayer for Nigeria - Music

Nigeria has been going through lots of tough times: From the recent Ebola Outbreak to the frequent Boko Haram bombings and all kinds of negative news. 75 more words

Riding Inside A Dust Devil At Burning Man

Burning Man Project Director Chip Conley’s Fest300 has released another Burning Man promo video. This one is 3:05 long, the 0:05 is for Fest300 advertising. So is this now the Commodification Threshold? 173 more words

2014