Tag: capitalism

It’s a Good Day to Face the Hard Things

October 17, 2011

Please help me distribute this zine to the Occupy movement. PDF link for digital viewing. Download this to read it on your computer. PDF link for printing a distributable booklet. Download, print and run through a copier to double-sided copies. Fold in half and staple. The blank page is there on purpose so the pages […]

Notes on Marx and the Project of Ideology

October 16, 2011

Today I pulled together some loosely connected thoughts I’ve been sorting out.  I’m working on a print publication–for now things will get posted here.  I’m writing a lot, but mostly I do my editing on People’s Plaza, in the cold, on limited battery power, etc., behind the Teach-In booth.  It’s an experiment. I’m acutely aware […]

To the Occupiers, Now and to Come:

October 11, 2011

Things are organized in such a way that anyone trying to meet their needs by making an honest living must first pay into a process that abuses the common good. Both in the work that we do and the dollars we spend, power drifts away from us, only to be applied against us. This, I […]

Freedom and Capitalism: A Brief Note

October 9, 2011

I saw a bumper sticker, blue and white with the little Obama logo, that read: “I’ll keep my guns and freedom, and you can keep the change.” I despise what the Right has done with the word freedom. It almost seems a dirty word, yet the concept is close to my heart. So it was […]