Wednesday
May162012

Solar Eclipse on Sunday: Don't Forget to Go Outside

"And you the possessors are possessed. You are all in jail. Each alone, solitary, with a heap of what he owns. You live in prison, die in prison. It is all I can see in your eyes—the wall, the wall!"

Ursula K. LeGuin, The Dispossessed

Monday
May142012

"I realized that dignity was the refusal to have anything more to do with hope."

—Tahar Ben Jelloun, This Blinding Absence of Light

Thursday
May102012

Another Sad Anniversary 

Thirty seven years since Roque Dalton's murder.

 

 

Por qué existe, ay, otra vida

Más acá de los sueños!

 

—from "Los Extranjeros"

Monday
May072012

"...the black night, saturated with dreams and complications..."

—Bruno Schulz

Friday
May042012

This week's reading

David Graeber on systematic sexual assault of female protesters by NYPD.

Rebecca Solnit on Fukushima.

David Graeber in conversation with Rebecca Solnit.

Raja Shehadeh on West Bank settlements.

Nathan Brown on the political obligations of University of California faculty.

Albor Ruiz on the murder of Anastasio Hernández Rokas by Border Patrol agents.

Ernest Hardy on gangsta rap and the Rodney King riots.

Peter Linebaugh on May Day.

Mary Cuddehe on Sergio González Rodríguez.

Josh Kun interviews Sergio González Rodríguez.

Edward Said from way back when.

Khlebnikov.

Big moon.