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"Rules for Radicals," or, "How to Make a Nuisance of Yourself"

Some of the scrappier members of the Right in America have talked up Rules for Radicals, a decrepit book by the decrepit Saul Alinsky. However, Rules for Radicals is of no help to a healthy, normal citizen. 1,140 more words

Eileen Myles Talks Trying to Write Porn and Life After 'Chelsea Girls'

Lately, Eileen Myles, 66, has had difficulty writing in her East Village apartment. “I’m like a bad college student,” she explained over black coffee last month at Cafe Mogador. 786 more words

New York

A Weekend at Bernie's Nightmarish Hellscape

I’d like to start off by apologizing for the clickbait title, although it’s not entirely wrong. I unknowingly spent the last week of my life at a conservative Republican/Libertarian summer camp. 686 more words

2016 Election

PEOPLE POWER THROUGH PROTEST: 16th July London Demo| No to Austerity and Racism

“Say it loud say it clear; Refugees are welcome here” was just one of the enthusiastic chants uniting those on July 16th in London who expressed their cause to passers-by, to the media establishment, to the politicians. 1,167 more words


Social Media: Finding the Peace

There’s been a LOT going on lately. The news is flooded with footage and imagery of violent scenes, punctuated by serious faced newscasters telling the story that’s been written for them.   440 more words

Mama Life

The New Levellers

Let down, battered and bruised. That seems to be the general feeling amongst swathes of the younger British population when you question the current political climate. 461 more words

Politics & Current Affairs

4th of July 2016: A Great Time to be Alive

The following depiction of a genuine and legitimate revolutionary uprising demonstrates the risks, the sacrifices and the hardships endured by those who dared to declare their independence from the tyranny of a monolithic governmental bureaucracy. 219 more words