Pete Seeger was a man with powerful enemies like J. Edgard Hoover and the FBI. He was involved in the Communist Party USA for a period of his life, and although he did express support for the Soviet Union for a while, It would be unfair to call him a Stalinist, which The Atlantic did … Continue reading Pete Seeger’s Musical Folk Radicalism
Spoiler Warning: this review contains several spoilers so please watch the movie first if that is a concern. Lady Bird is an emotionally intense film to say the least. The film stars Saoirse Ronan as Christine "Lady Bird" McPherson, a 17 year old senior at a Catholic school in Sacramento, California. She is an adventurous, … Continue reading Film Analysis by an Anarchist: Lady Bird (2017)
December 14th is the congressional vote to repeal Title II classification for Internet service providers, which regulates them as public utilities and mandates equal protection for all Internet traffic, fulfilling the concept of Net Neutrality. It seems that I’ve been here before, and nothing feels different aside from this issue in the grand scheme of … Continue reading Internet Feudal Barons and Our Lack of Surprise
The ideas of German critic of political economy and revolutionary socialist Karl Marx have been grossly misrepresented since he first put pen to paper. Although he produced many volumes of work in his life which should and could be a frame of reference for those looking to learn about his ideas he is constantly misrepresented. … Continue reading Was Marx an Authoritarian?
A review / unboxing of the entire set Subversive Truth Trading cards. Get some trading cards today and support the comrades in Los Vegas! http://sttcards.com/ "Subversive Truth is a worker collective associated with the Las Vegas IWW and Las Vegas Food not Bombs. It is dedicated to telling the largely untold history of people who … Continue reading Subversive Truth Trading Cards Review
The Butcher's Share from Daniel Kahn & The Painted Bird will be released on November 17th, 2017 on Oriente Musik. The album will be Daniel Kahn & Painted Bird's first release in five years. I have been given an early journalist copy for the purposes of this review. There are thirteen tracks on the upcoming … Continue reading Album Review: The Butcher’s Share from Daniel Kahn & The Painted Bird
I did a video interview for Subversion News with radical Klezmer musician and actor Daniel Kahn. The video is linked below. Photo credit Esra Rotthoff, cover art Eric Drooker