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Leaked Manning Statement

Bradley Manning's leaked speech, written in confinement.

Kenneth Boulding

Growth in a finite world is Mad. LAYOUT BY BEAU HOUSE Kenneth Boulding was an economist known for having a way with words and refusing to mince them. His most biting criticisms were reserved for the myopia of his own discipline: “Anyone...Show More Summary

Beppe Grillo

The Seeds of a New Left. GIANNI CIPRIANO / NEW YORK TIMES A comedian turned activist who sports unkempt hair, baggy denim and Gandhi t-shirts, is now shaking up the staid scene of Italian politics, leaving both outrage and hopeful excitement in his wake. In the most recent national election in late February 2013, Mr. Show More Summary

Red Lake Direct Action

The defiant blockade of an illegal pipeline.

Chris Kyle

The painful home truth of America's military psyche. IMAGE STILL FROM KYLE MEMORIAL VIDEO “Despite what your momma told you, violence does solve problems.” These words belong to Ryan Job, a US Navy SEAL who died a few years after sustaining serious injuries in Iraq. Show More Summary

Archetypes of Dissent

Mapping the cultural contraflow of revolt. From Adbusters #106: Mental Breakdown of a Nation MARIO RUIZ/CORBIS Radical politics is defined by opacity, anonymity and dissimulation … and by invisibility: by the political presence of absence. The...Show More Summary

The anti-preneur manifesto

I want to be a curator of myself, an anti-preneur, a person. From Adbusters #106: Mental Breakdown of a Nation I don’t want to be a designer, a marketer, an illustrator, a brander, a social media consultant, a multi-platform guru, an...Show More Summary

Money Dreaming

Everyone is a Banker. From Adbusters #106: Mental Breakdown of a Nation Benoit Paillé In my country – Noongar Country in Western Australia – the Whadjuk word for money is the same as the word for rock: Boya. Only with the arrival ofShow More Summary

Occupy Protesters: Innocent

Wells Fargo: Guilty JOSEPH KACZMAREK / ASSOCIATED PRESS Twelve Occupy Philadelphia protesters were arrested on November 18, 2011 when they staged a sit-in inside a Wells Fargo branch to protest the company's blatantly discriminatoryShow More Summary

Bradley Manning

The epitome of heroism. AFP/GETTY IMAGES Bradley Manning's continued moral resolve is unflinching, and heroic. At his court hearing Friday, he plead guilty to ten of the 22 charges facing him, including, most famously, that he had verily...Show More Summary

Chess vs. Weiqi

The battle of empire is a battle of memes. From Adbusters #106: Mental Breakdown of a Nation OLIVER ATKINS Even Henry Kissinger in his latest book, On China, seems to have grasped something that America has yet to understand – the battle of empire is a battle of memes. Ideologies. Show More Summary

Panting for Breath on a Virtual Shore

We are no longer homo sapiens: we're cyborgs. From Adbusters #106: Mental Breakdown of a Nation VALERIE BELIN / EDWYNN HOUK GALLERY / NEW YORK Each day, our porous skin opens less and less to fresh air, sunlight, the touch of others, the smell of pine, rain, compost, and manure... Show More Summary

In Britain There Are No Human Beings

No one to sing "No Future." From Adbusters #106: Mental Breakdown of a Nation SCARLITO In Britain there are no human beings or citizens, no. There are live money beings. The population allows this to happen. They allow the state to tax them very hard and no real protest happens. Show More Summary

Charlotte Silver

How Israel Gets Away with Torture. AFP Many in the West Bank are grieving over the hapless death of Arafat Jaradat, who was tortured to death in an Israeli prison. He has left behind a pregnant widow and two children. As Charlotte Siver...Show More Summary

The Freedom Shake

Existence is Resistance in Palestine. Israel-Palestinian Israel-Palestinian conflict Palestinian Solidarity justice dancing Read more on

In Japan

Life is proceeding almost normally. by From Adbusters #106: Mental Breakdown of a Nation KEN STRAITON The megalopolis is directly exposed to Fukushima fallout, but life is proceeding almost normally. Only a few people have abandoned the city. Show More Summary

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