Tag Archives: anarchism

It’s not about the baggie

It seems certain that Andrew Chan and Myu Sukumaran will be executed over the next few days, and there’s no question that executing them is a greater crime than importing all the heroin in the entire golden triangle. It’s a simple … Continue reading

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gamekeeper to poacher to gamekeeper

I took the Chooks away last weekend, down the coast a bit. We did next to nothing while away. There was lots of Dr. Who, Sea Devils & Warrior’s Gate; treaty chocolates; a few beach trips with water spitting competitions; … Continue reading

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more fun than lichen

About twenty years ago, sigh, I was kissing this girl in a pool on a hot summer night in the country and the twilight was hovering, and she says to me “you’d be a great guy if you’d lighten up.” … Continue reading

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masperization: misplaced forces of occupation

Occupations are a kind of denial. They occupy the space where the past used to be and prevent it from being again, at least momentarily. Occupations deprive the powers that be, or the perceived powers that be, of their zone … Continue reading

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who has the biggest hack?

DrSternlove insists that I’ve not quite got it right on the Assange-WikiLeaks brouhaha. She argues, with customary vigour, that the real backdown on the part of the old school hacker elite (that would be the wunderkinds of the late eighties … Continue reading

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“political change doesn’t result in change”

It’s a killer line, from Julian Assange in interview with TIME magazine last week (that is before he’d been arrested and bailed). I think it gets right to the heart of the matter. WikiLeaks is about the failure of the … Continue reading

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