Monthly Archives: October 2011

Occupy Jerusalem with the People’s Front of Judea

OK, via rhizome.coop (Facilitating occupation Posted on October 30, 2011)  I found this video, which is a celebration of the “process” of “consensus” at Occupy Wall Street. Erm, grumpy old man here, but the bit (1;20ish) where one guy says “there … Continue reading

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Youtube: The Propaganda Model

More or less. Herman and Chomsky, with knob gags…

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Youtube: Commodity Fetishism for Beginners

You’d think with the word fetish in the title this would go gang-busters on the youtube. But no…

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Youtubes to be made in 2012

Hell, I enjoy making them, and they get a few views (more if I did the boring grunt work of publicising them…) So, if you’ve seen any of my videos, please throw comments my way, re: style and subject matter. … Continue reading

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Timing is everything…

Oh boy. Six months on a chain gang for riding on a bus. Obviously, civil disobedience is no panacea. The timing must be right, the tactic, apt. Originality counts. One size does not fit all. The first Freedom Rides were … Continue reading

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Youtube: Wicked Problems and Climate Change

Two bits of good news – climate change is not a wicked problem Helena Christensen cavorting on a beach

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Activists and Militants and Social Entrepreneurs…

From Todd Gitlin’s “Letters to a young activist” – when he’s not taking gratuitous and inaccurate pot shots (is there another kind) at Noam Chomsky, he’s actually worth reading… By contrast, in this mainly antipolitical era, the label of choice … Continue reading

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