Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category
Tags: AirBnb, Berlin, Denkmalshutz, Regulation, Zweckentfremdungsverbot
Tags: Erdogan, Jan Bohmermann, Merkel
Tags: culture wars, Mr. Robot, Robert Frum, Street Art, The Atlantic
Tags: #Thisisacoup, Death, Greece, Paul Mason, The Guardian, The Intercept
During a long interview Paul Mason envisions a short life for himself.
Tags: Bernard Sanders, Bernie Sanders, Holly Holms, Rhonda Rousey, UFC
Ronda Rousey Endorsed Bernard Sanders before her fight with Holly ‘H-Bomb’ Holms.
How’d that work out?
“I’m voting for Bernie Sanders, because he doesn’t take any corporate money.”
Sponsored by Bud Light, UFC, Draft Kings, Monster Energy Drink, Unibet, Reebok etc.
Tags: 2014 Movie of the Year, Leni Riefenstal, Marx Bros, The Interview
Tags: #gamergate, Climate March, Leaderless movements, NYMag
“So what is Gamergate “really” about? I think this is the sort of question a philosopher of language would tear apart and scatter the remnants of to the wind, because it lacks any real referent. You guys refuse to appoint a leader or write up a platform or really do any of the things real-life, adult “movements” do.”
Jesse Singal in NYMag
Have you ever been to a protest or protest organizing meeting before? In particular left wing or anti-war protests out on the streets and corners? Very little leadership if any. Very little message control.
Even the recent climate march in NYC lavished with money and professional organizers you could find a thousand messages and a thousand different groups. Including a lot of whackos. Who was the leader of that march?
Outside of ‘climate change bad, do stuff’ what exactly was their message or platform?