The Revolution Will Not be Televised, Gil Scott Heron
There is something magic about arriving to an new place at night, specially when one can see the milky way and the stars like this.
Last weekend, Ida and I took some days off from the city and went to her mom’s cabin. It’s up in the mountains so the autumn has really begun there. It’s beautiful! We ate, walked, slept, read, and rested. Ate some more, walked some more then went home.
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An Israeli officer attacks Palestinian women in the Old City of Jerusalem during a protest against continued provocation from Jewish extremists visiting the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, Islam’s third holiest site. To add insult to injury, Palestinians themselves are regularly barred by Israel from visiting the compound. (Photo: Mahmoud Illean)
I know it, but I don’t want to know that I know. ..I know it, but I refuse to fully assume the consequences.., so that I can continue acting as if I don’t know it.
Slavoj Zizek on our fetishist disavowal of climate change (via alterities)
The rules of engagement are being rewritten by this generation of leaders. Someday they will write books about Ferguson, and the courageous women that are leading the movement. Until then lets stay woke and spread this shit. #FERGUSON #STAYWOKE
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even after being maced, still, we fight. we have nothing to lose but our chains.
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By Chris Warner (pencils), Sam de la Rosa (inks) & Chris Chalenor (colors)
A priest holds a cross and shield during clashes between anti-government protesters and riot police in central Kiev, Ukraine.
Photo/ Sergey Gapon
This is from a piece by Krzysztof Wodiczko titled the Tijuana Projection (2002)
Women candidly told stories of personal trauma commonly never confronted in everyday life. This included police brutality, sexual abuse, and work place discrimination. As they were telling these stories live, they were strapped in this futuristic looking camera headset, projecting them onto the spherical face of El Centro Cultura.