1939 All Over Again?

1939 All Over Again?

Charlottesville shocked us with its unexpected fury . . . forces colliding and crashing into each other all at once. Could this be the beginning of the Planetary Endgame?   Imagine a future world locked in a severe economic downturn . . . perhaps like the one...
Agrarian Anarchists

Agrarian Anarchists

Joko Prianto is a farmer on some of the most contested land in Southeast Asia. On a small plot in the Kendeng mountains of Central Java, Joko grows rice, corn, tobacco and vegetables, as well as organizing one of the most disruptive social and environmental justice...

Insurrectionary Imagination

  On the western edge of France, 4000 acres of wetlands, fields and forests have become a liberated zone; a vast laboratory of autonomy where 200 people in 60 different collectives live together without the state, occupying the land against a new airport project...

A Form of Denial

By the last few months, I realized I had been engaging — like most addicts — in a form of denial. I’d long treated my online life as a supplement to my real life, an add-on, as it were. Yes, I spent many hours communicating with others as a disembodied voice, but my...
Mass Arrest

Mass Arrest

It started with Occupy –  our modern incarnation of mass political protest. On September 17th people descended into the streets, crowding out the public space, occupying monuments of power, camping out to make their voices heard, and demanding change...