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The conundrum: You need money to make money!

I feel like there’s a conspiracy against all those not born with a fucking silver spoon in their mouths. The ‘American Dream’ should be renamed the ‘American Pipe-dream’. 255 more words

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I know you want to recognize yourself in these words, so I’ll tell you a story about your desire. You used to wear a t-shirt that read, “I am a bourgeois subject with radical aspirations.” On the back were the words, “But I rarely act upon them outside my head.” This was when you lived in the co-op in Portland with roommates who had studied indigenous medicine in the Yucatan, many of whom were black-bloc anarchists who saw the south-facing wall of the local Bank of America as the people’s editorial page, an open, interactive text to be written with spray paint. 89 more words

The Power of Authority

When you have power you have control. Control over people, places and things and, in somewhat way, you can control the space in which you occupy.

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Journalism

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No government fights fascism to destroy it. When the bourgeoisie sees that power is slipping out of its hands, it brings up fascism to hold onto their privileges.
Buenaventura Durruti

Individuals

Snippet #42: CHARLES BOUDELAIRE ON THE "GROTESQUE IDEA" OF 'PROGRESS'

“There is…[a] very fashionable error…the idea of “progress”…licensed without guarantee of Nature or God–this modern lantern throws a stream of chaos on all objects of knowledge; liberty melts away, punishment disappears. 396 more words

Text Excerpts (SNIPPETS!)

California Hills

Drunk. The game of kings was making its rounds around our circle on the hotel room’s ground. I tapped the iPhone screen and went back to a daze. 1,159 more words

Abbey Road