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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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Daring To State The Obvious: I Had A Great Time On Drugs And Getting Laid At Occupy Los Angeles

(ed. Republished from a comrade. Viewable in original form here!) The activist and founder of the OccupyWallSt.org website Justine Tunney was covered in the Pando Daily for making some adoring comments about her current employer, Google. “Google is the one company I don’t … Continue reading

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Why We Go: On Taking the “I” Out of Nietzsche and Becoming Wetzscheans Together

If you were in the streets of Fullerton on Saturday, January 18th, 2014 – you assuredly encountered a strange tension. No, it didn’t come from the Fullerton Police, who made a tactical decision to avoid any overt presence at the … Continue reading

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Occupy’s “Bloody Mary” – No Joking Matter

Folklore has it that if you stand in front of a mirror and say “Bloody Mary” three times,  a malevolent spirit will appear in the reflection there to do you harm. It’s one of those rituals kids often do to … Continue reading

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Via Chicago

(ed. The following post presents an anarchist comrade’s perspective on the current challenges facing the movement in Chicago. OLAASM has added a few hyperlinks to the text to [hopefully] help contextualize some of the subjects the comrade addresses. Otherwise, all of … Continue reading

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Bro, Do You Even Alexander Berkman? On Ghosts and Hedges’ Other ‘Invisible’ Things

(ed. Originally published November 8, 2013 – here!) “I believe in strategy. And so did many anarchists, including [Alexander] Berkman…” – Chris Hedges, Our Invisible Revolution (Oct. 28, 2013) While we weren’t startled to see Chris Hedges admit he’d “prefer the … Continue reading

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Lies, Damned Lies and Stigmatizing Sex Workers

(ed. Originally published September 18, 2013 – here!) It would be a lie to say I didn’t have any exposure to sex work or even have access to the candid lives of sex workers themselves before I met my current … Continue reading

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Mario Brito, the Leader of OccupyLA & the LWV

(ed. Originally published April 5, 2012 – here! Brito would later famously be chased from Pershing Square during May Day’s “General Strike” by his “followers.”)   This week, the League of Women Voters announced an event featuring Mario Brito speaking … Continue reading

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Create, Take, Take Over and Be Free!

(ed. Originally published on March 14, 2012 – here! Background: On March 5, 2012, several thousand “occupy” protesters and their allies descended on the Capitol in Sacramento to “demand” nothing more than their human right to education. Or so many of them thought. … Continue reading

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OLA FUCKS UP LOCAL COMMUNITIES

OccupyLA FUCKS UP LOCAL COMMUNITIES (ed. Originally published Feb. 28, 2012 – here!) Background: Reformist members of OLA have been holding a picnic, without GA approval, and with the overt opposition of Radical OLA, in Macarthur Park. After Revolutionary Autonomous … Continue reading

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