Pa'lante Siempre: Calling all Comrades! →
common-ground-defender: Occupy the Farm! Liberate the Land! THIS SATURDAY, MAY 11! Meet at 12 Noon. Sharp. Albany City Hall, 1000 San Pablo Ave Come prepared to farm and occupy! Despite 15 years of fierce resistance from community groups the university still plans to pave over some of the best farmland in the urban…
All my cells are sleeper cells I whisper to their ear: Please open up Please dream for me Close all the chapters that need to be closed. This is how to let go: By breathing in fire. By breathing out blood. By breathing in water. By breathing out mind. By permanently fixing the gates of the heart open so that nothing gets trapped there. (I think I could want you, but I want spring instead). Close...
If were gonna talk about Assata and say she’s a ‘cop killer’, let’s be...– Assata Ain’t No Terrorist. She’s the One Who Fought Terrorists (via blackcyborgs)
The “Light-Skinned” Men Threat to America →
brofiling: Timothy Koechlin sets the gold standard for brofiling! Check out the intro to his terrific article here: After the explosion in West, Texas, witnesses across the country report having seen groups of “light skinned” men plotting to endanger innocent Americans. There is mounting evidence that the explosion of a fertilizer plant in West, Texas — which killed 14 and injured more than...
Memories come to mind like excavated statues that have misplaced their heads.– Wisława Szymborska, from “Travel Elegy” in View with a Grain of Sand, trans. Stanislaw Baranczak and Clare Cavanagh (via proustitute)
An Article about Gentrification in Oakland That... →
Public Shaming: The Definitive "People Who Thought... →
publicshaming: Two brothers from Chechnya. That was the official word early morning on Friday April 19th, 2013 as to who were behind the Boston marathon bombings. “Chechens.” So, naturally, who do some brilliant citizens of the United States of America blame? The CZECH REPUBLIC, of course! Here are those…
When I say "city"
Inspired by tweets by Neil Freeman (@fitnr) When I say “city” I mean being lost in the mountains. When I say “city” I mean a long journey on the train, crying. When I say “city” I mean being given iodine in secret after Chernobyl. When I say “city” I mean digging a hole for nuclear shelter as a game. When I say “city” I mean a postcard on the wall from an aunt in exile. When I say “city” I mean...
Any attempt to make the connection between Chechnya and Tsarnaevymi if they are...– Ramzan Kadyrov, President of the Chechen Republic via Instagram and Google Translate (from the original Russian). (via thesmithian) Technically, one is a full U.S. citizen, which would mean he was a domestic terrorist. (via mohandasgandhi)
White privilege is knowing that even if the Boston Marathon bomber turns out to...– Tim Wise (via callingoutbigotry) And for us, White privilege is even if the bomber is White, Black and Brown folk still gotta watch our damn backs. (via witchsistah)
Fathers, grandfathers, brothers and sons were lined up against a wall and...– Dina Elmuti, We must never forget the massacre in Deir Yassin (via chasingsunsetsandjustice)
virtual ink: sentient ambience by @ndseifi →
inkroutes: internalised microgeographies i wish i could find a self to recover. everything i own separated into two cardboard boxes: one labelled swag, the other sin how do i get a photocopy of my nervous system? how do i become music? instant access, deprived of touch. an aesthetic of…
Deja Raconte: Contrescarpe →
sacreamour: your language is empty sanctum light, air, salt, tender and yet cruel my true north… daemon : the marionette, the tropes… the dark becomes inferior, a neutral, toneless voice the necessary polarity original sin poetry is psychology a wound inside a…
We inhabit a language rather than a country. - Emil Cioran, Anatheamas and...– (via sacreamour)
Speak Compassion. Practice Resurrection.– (via sacreamour)
The history of philosophy has always been the agent of power in philosophy, and...– Gilles Deleuze, Dialogues (with Claire Parnet)
Counterstorytelling: White women’s burden →
counterstorytelling: Take up the white woman’s burden Screech “oppression” from your neocolonial soapbox All the world’s women are yours to save From their own people. Fly in on the back of a drone Or maybe the white horse of military intervention, Smiling benevolently, Offering your…
The true focus of revolutionary change is never merely the oppressive situations...– Audre Lorde, Sister Outsider, p.123 (via strugglingtobeheard) Get that shit out of me. (via bayn)
Leaving is not enough. You must stay gone. Train your heart like a dog. Change...– Frida Kahlo (via shiftinconsciousness)
[matryushka]: I must have prayed istikhara a long... →
matryushka: I must have prayed istikhara a long time ago. Allah has been slowly unfolding signs. I must have wept for guidance once, and God found tears I had forgotten, and he left me fragments to follow, letters, huroof, scattered through my wilderness. Somehow I never learned to read them, but they find…
Woman Missing From Oakland: Please Share, Reblog...
theyaretoremindme: newmodelminority: Erica Maskalerias still missing
I am thinking of you in Haifa, underneath heavy orange trees I am gathering rose petals in my pockets My prayer book is wet You are the most pronounced absence in my dreams I am sure the call must have reached you: What is wrong? I am wondering around the streets of Prague I take Prague by the hand and take it with me You, you are a different story You I cannot reach I...