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Turbulence 5 'And Now For Something Completely Different' Released

Until recently, anyone who suggested nationalising the banks would have been derided as a ‘quack’ and a ‘crank’, as lacking the most basic understanding of the functioning of a ‘complex, globalised world’. The grip of ‘orthodoxy’ disqualified the idea, and many more, without the need even to offer a counter-argument.

PHOSPHOR: a surrealist luminescence No.2 on the theme of Phantom Objects

Andrew Boobier • Gareth Brown • Eugenio Castro • Stephen J. Clark • Kenneth Cox • Jan Drabble • Guy Ducornet • Kathleen Fox • Bill Howe • Michaël Löwy • Sarah Metcalf • Peter Overton • Mike Peters • Noé Ortega Quijano • Michael Richardson • Franklin Rosemont • Bruno Solarik • Jan Švankmajer  • John Welson • John Hartley Williams

(full details on our weblog) seventy-two pages • B5 format ISSN 1755-0009  Price £6.00

From Farce to Tragedy: The New Crisis at Pacifica Iain Boal

On September 17 the Governance Committee of the Pacifica National Board passed a resolution expressly designed to find out whether Amy Goodman’s Democracy Now! program is getting CIA funding through covert channels like the Ford Foundation for suppressing the “truth” about the 9/11 “cover-up.” The author of the resolution, Chris Condon, made it clear that he wrote a motion on funding disclosure specifically to find out "where the hell Amy Goodman's money is coming from."

Forthcoming Team Colors Book on Radical Currents & Organizing


Team Colors is pleased to announce that AK Press will be publishing the collective’s first book, Uses of a Whirlwind: Movement, Movements, and Contemporary Radical Currents in the United States. The volume will be released June 2010 to coincide with the US Social Forum in Detroit.

Why Richard Florida's honeymoon is over Richard Lautens From The Toronto Star

Uzma Shakir scanned the crowd, tapping her pen on the table. It was her turn. It was hot – too hot, an early-summer evening scorcher. All the chairs were filled. Latecomers spilled out the back and on to the gritty sidewalks on Bloor St. W. near Lansdowne.

She stood. "I am the creative city," she said. Laughter. "That's what Richard Florida says. I make it really exotic."

A Post-Fordist struggle: Report & reflections on the UK Ford-Visteon dispute 2009

NEW PAMPHLET FROM PAST TENSEpast tense has a new FREE pamphlet available for your delectations

Mayday magazine was launched to improve and liven up political debate amongst those seeking ways forward in the complex world we now live in. The problems of capitalism are huge and myriad, whilst the trauma of Marxism emerging from the domination of orthodox Communist parties has meant that the working class is without mechanisms of self reproduction and independent political development.

Pirate Bay Website Sold for $7.8 Million

Today, Swedish software company Global Gaming Factory X AB has announced it has acquired The Pirate Bay website for 60 million SEK, which is roughly the equivalent of $7.8 million USD.

This was almost immediately confirmed by The Pirate Bay. Although the title of their post is entitled “TPB might change owner,” from the text of the post it is obvious that the site has indeed been sold.

World Leaders Thank Arrestees, Avert Climate Disaster

In a front-page ad in today's International Herald Tribune, the leaders of the European Union thank the European public for having engaged in months of civil disobedience leading up to the Copenhagen climate conference that will be held this December. "It was only thanks to your massive pressure over the past six months that we could so dramatically shift our climate-change policies.... To those who were arrested, we thank you."

There was only one catch: the paper was fake.

The Oakland Rebellions The Unfinished Acts Crew

After its debut at the San Francisco and New York City anarchist bookfairs, we're happy to offer up the final run, all cleaned up and freshly dropped on the internet.

Read it here: http://issuu.com/unfinishedacts/docs/unfinished_acts

Low res for slower connections here: http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2009/06/15/18601725.php


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