Author Archives: olaasm

4 PUNTOS, NADA MÁS

[Ed. Today, we stumbled upon a post on Facebook from Nicaraguan scholar and author Carlos Corea regarding recent events in his country. After reaching out to Corea for permission to share his words, we have decided the best way to … Continue reading

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Los tatuajes de un pasado bucanero

“Por mis sueños va ligero de equipaje, sobre un cascarón de nuez mi corazón de viaje, luciendo los tatuajes de un pasado bucanero, de un velero al abordaje” – Joaquin Sabina   Otro viaje de visa se acerca y mi … Continue reading

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Love In A Time of Crowdsourcing

  “We’re fucked.” I don’t know exactly when I came to this sad realization. It might have been while I was methodically deconstructing my own cigarette butts a few weeks ago, searching for the few flakes of unsmoked tobacco that … Continue reading

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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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