Author Archives: olaasm

Berkeley College Republicans “Turning Into A Fascist Front Group”

It seems there are two kinds of journalists in the world today: those who pal around with fascists to hear their story – to find out what makes them tick and share supposed fascist “fragility” in their own, self-centering and glamorous profile … Continue reading

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Erased By False Victory: Obama Hasn’t Stopped DAPL

Originally posted on Transformative Spaces:
#NoDAPL protesters gather for a boat action in Standing Rock on August 20. (Photo: Kelly Hayes) All Native struggles in the United States are a struggle against erasure. The poisoning of our land, the theft…

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John Oliver isn’t Mad Max, he’s part of the problem

Originally posted on Popaganda:
When I was first recommended John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight, I knew it wouldn’t be the last time. Oliver had the benefit of coming from The Daily Show, which became a cherished liberal institution under Jon…

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White Cop Does Not Kill Black Motorist, Becomes National Hero

Originally posted on bayareaintifada:
White Cop Does Not Kill Black Motorist, Becomes National Hero ( Or: Why America Should Not Be Saved) Posted by Bay Area Intifada Written by Jabar In 2015’s United States of America, a white police officer that…

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Copaganda Theater: “End of Watch”

Originally posted on Popaganda:
Occupy LA Anti-Social Media (OLAASM) has published an excellent piece on the historical role of the Los Angeles police department, called “The LAPD: Not Your Model Police Department – But Definitely Theirs.” OLAASM writes that: Los Angeles has long…

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The LAPD: Not Your Model Police Department

The LAPD: Not Your Model Police Department – But Definitely Theirs   Los Angeles has long served as a proving ground where the counterinsurgency tactics later adopted by police throughout the United States were first domestically deployed. Ever since the … Continue reading

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The Agency

Originally posted on 100 Flamingos:
Here’s a cool conspiracy theory: writers are purposely injecting popular left discourse with a perverted interpretation of the concept of “agency.” And I don’t mean in university settings but more democratic spaces like Twitter. It’s being used by ostensible…

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At the Intersection of Gamergate & Weevgate, Abusers & Their Knowing Apologists

[Editor’s Note: After noxious, not-so-crypto-fascist Andrew Auernheimer (aka “weev”) published a rambling, racist screed on a white supremacist blog – our community took several journalists to task for work they had previously done to obscure his odious, Nazi politics. OLAASM recently published our own … Continue reading

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The Blankest Canvas: On Art, Opportunism, Erasure & Whiteness

“An empty canvas is full.” – Robert Rauschenberg   1951 was a big fucking year for whiteness. The United States, the last scion of both Western Imperialism and the white supremacy at its core, would finally fight to a stalemate … Continue reading

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What Is To Be Undone?

Submitted by a comrade from Anti-Racist Action-Los Angeles/People Against Racist Terror (ARA-LA/PART)   Timed to occur just before the UN opened a Global Climate Summit, the Peoples’ Climate March in New York drew about 400,000 people into the streets, and … Continue reading

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