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Ideology and Practices (publicautonomy.org)

Some examples? Let’s start with something — an opinion or claim — that is not ideology, even though it might seem to be. Here’s one: “Canada is a democratic society that treats its citizens fairly.” It may be bullshit, but it’s not ideology. The ideology is this: that one barely …

Grandstanding

grand·stand /’gran(d),stand/ verb derogatory gerund or present participle: grandstanding seek to attract applause or favorable attention from spectators or the media. “they accused him of political grandstanding”   Just saying: i think there is a connection between neocolonialism as the current phase of global relations, and grandstanding as a personal practice …

Elon Musk’s growing empire is fueled by $4.9 billion in government subsidies

Tesla Motors Inc., SolarCity Corp. and Space Exploration Technologies Corp., known as SpaceX, together have benefited from an estimated $4.9 billion in government support, according to data compiled by The Times. The figure underscores a common theme running through his emerging empire: a public-private financing model underpinning long-shot start-ups. http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-hy-musk-subsidies-20150531-story.html#page=1

Autonomedia Books via Leftwingbooks.NET

Autonomedia described itself as “an autonomous zone for arts radicals in both old and new media. We publish books on radical media, politics and the arts that seek to transcend party lines, bottom lines and straight lines.” For years a wonderful source of books at the intersection of autonomous Marxism, feminism, and …

Interesting (online) Things i have read recently

Stalinist caterpillar into libertarian butterfly? – The evolving ideology of the PKK, by Alex de Jong, International Viewpoint, March 11, 2015 What kind of Kurdistan for women? (+ video), by Dilar Dirik, Links Oct. 20 2014 The Women’s Revolution in Rojava: Defeating Fascism by Constructing an Alternative Society, by Dilar Dirik, April …

Looking for Information about Tear Gassed Children on May 1st in Montreal

After witnessing various incomprehensible scenes last Friday (May 1st), some member of the “Parents United Against Austerity” committee would like to get into contact with people whose children were teargassed, in order to collect statements about what happened. Please contact us at [email protected] Please forward widely Après avoir assisté à des scènes …