AB103: #OCCUPYMAINSTREET
(September/October 2012)

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Reversing the disaster of mounted meaning
upload – American Dream Disorder
Piecing jointly the worldwide insurrectionary puzzle.
The heretical methods of Nigeria’s Boko Haram
Europe’s anarchic nihilism
Cory Sine on Latin America’s political renaissance
city farming and the fissure of modernity via Darren Fleet
“The Key to Power” by way of Michael Hardt & Antonio Negri
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Perhaps in this village with its castle we can now glimpse our own “global village,” a world shrunken by globalization, a world in which a psychological drama of one man confronting a castle is now really a political parable of us all today – us having to conceive a collective identity to resolve the dark gothic mystery we ourselves have scripted, a mystery in which we are simultaneously inmates and warders. “Direct dealings with the authorities was not particularly difficult,” K. muses, for well organized as they might be, all they did was guard the distant and invisible interests of distant and invisible masters, while K.

Grasping the pistol, choosing and following the target, coordinating mind and hand were necessary steps; the logical consequence of an idea of justice; the risk of a choice and at the same time a confluence of enjoyable sensations. A little bit of justice, some lead in the leg, to leave a lasting memory of us, grey assassins. >>> In Russia we have created a pyramid of protest. At the top of the pyramid is a small group of revolutionaries, who are willing to act out in the strongest terms: they are ready to be arrested, to embrace harsh measures of confrontation, and claim that their main goal in the struggle is Putin himself.

He has a number of articles published online with “Dialogue with Diversity” and spoke at the Fifth Annual Peace Festival in Ottawa in September, 2011. THE Fixer Barclays CEO Bob Diamond quit his post in July 2012 when it was uncovered that his bank had manipulated interbankloan exchange rates during the financial crisis, making their banking friends rich as millions of ordinary people across Europe lost their livelihood. THE GodFATHER Four years after being saved by American taxpayers, JPMorgan Chase’s 2012 first-half losses range anywhere from two to nine billion dollars.

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