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News and Notes: The Living Room to Close at the End of December

The Living Room will be closing at the end of December. The club opened at its current Williamsburg location just a bit more than a year ago.  460 more words

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today's holiday: Hungary Republic Day

Hungary Republic Day

In Hungary, Republic Day and the 1956 Revolution are celebrated on October 23. They originally commemorated the 1956 uprising against Soviet… 33 more words

Human traffickers arrested in Thailand crackdown -- Law curbing public assembly takes effect

Thai Lieutenant General Manus Kongpan has been accused of involvement in human trafficking

Twenty-two arrested over Thailand trafficking as authorities continue to ignore official involvement in trade. 768 more words

What I'm Listening To- 8/2/14 (Over Throne, Damu the Fudgemunk)

Click to Listen: Over Throne, Damu the Fudgemunk

Boom bap true-school so deeply rooted in tradition that it flirts with nostalgia, “Over Throne” is one of 11 hip-hop instrumentals featured on Damu the Fudgemunk’s ”Public Assembly,” a rarity among electronic records in its focus on the raw energy of performance versus the precision of production. 259 more words


RRR Seminar

A month back in February, I had (awkwardly) attended the Renew, Restore, Respect seminar hosted by NorthCity4 as part of the Sustainable Living Festival. (It was awkward because) I wasn’t associated to any of groups who were there for a good reason but just had an interest in getting to know what the deal was – especially with being kind of familiar with and interested in the speakers from following their art, their TV shows, their projects etc. 727 more words


Back to 'Athenian Democracy'?: As protesters lay claim to parks, people congregate at Public Assemblies

In a brilliant twist, protesters that have been evicted from their Gezi Park habitat in Taksim have merely shimmied over to a multitude of parks. Large credit to get the ball moving goes to ÇARŞI (Beşiktaş Football Club’s normally hooliganesque fan base) who have generally been pivotal in organising the Beşiktaş leg of the resistance and in this case for stating on Saturday 15th June (just after being forced out of Gezi), “If that is how it will be, then we will congregate in our own neighbourhood parks. 958 more words

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