The Rasterbator 1.2 at arje.net Invader Zim rasterbated by Bryon T. Smedley Monochromatic rasterbation detail Online version update (27 Jan 2013) Online version of The Rasterbator has renewed - it's located at rasterbator.net! Seeds for Change - training and support for campaigners. "Tell me, and I will forget. Show me, and I may remember. Involve me, and I will understand." Confucius 450 BC Running a workshop is a great way to share your skills or to help people learn from each other. Interested in rural cohousing? Introducing the Agroecological Land Initiative -Low impact living info, training, products & services The Agroecological Land Initiative is an new organisation founded to advocate and implement agroecological methods in the UK to help secure food sovereignty, energy independence, and environmental regeneration in a way that is financially viable and socially just. We envision the regeneration of both the countryside and rural economies through the creation of co-sufficient community farms rooted in agroecological production. To this end we have adapted a co-operative cohousing model to be applied to low-impact community self-build projects designed specifically to facilitate agroecological land-based livelihoods. Cohousing Cohousing communities are set up and run by their members for mutual benefit.
Boff Whalley: 'In defence of anarchy' - UK Politics - UK I became an anarchist, gradually, after seeing the Sex Pistols on our black-and-white TV in Burnley in 1976. Thirty-five years later, I still label myself an anarchist, albeit with various philosophical explanations and political definitions. For most of those 35 years I've played in a band – Chumbawamba – whose crowning moment (according to the demonising press) was chucking a bucket of water over the deputy prime minister John Prescott at an awards ceremony. Chumbawamba began life in 1982 as an anarchist collective; it remains so to this day. Our working principle, inspired less by theoretical posturing than by the practicalities of working together as a group, was (and is) "equal pay, equal say".
Participatory Methods This research report presents the findings of case study research with youth in six locations in Zimbabwe, carried out within the Power, Violence, Citizenship and Agency (PVCA) programme. It shows how young people experience growing up as citizens in a country known for its repressive regime, and highlights the differences for young men and young women. Young people consider political violence as one of many forms of violence and other challenges they face in life. Election periods bring increased risk, when youth feel targeted. After the turbulence of elections has waned, surveillance by state security agents persists, affecting how young people use the public sphere. Between elections, forms of structural violence pose more challenges to youth than physical, political violence: patronage along party or ethnic lines is a major barrier to finding jobs, and generational differences deny young people a voice.
Blatant Incitement Project - BLINC "The Blatant Incitement Project exists to empower people to organise themselves without hierarchy, for radical action towards social ecological change, by sharing skills, knowledge, and inspiration..." The information below was correct as of January 2006, for Britain. If you don't see something on offer, just ask and we'll see if we can find someone to help out. If you have something you can share with others, or if there is something your group would like to learn more about, get in touch Offers will be posted here - requests will be passed on to the relevant people Give as much notice as possible - we can't offer a fast turnaround. People who do things voluntarily are often very busy!
The Reluctant Prepper: Fire Logs Ok, I took a little time off from the blog to catch up on life. Now I’m back. After watching the latest episode of Doomsday Preppers, I was struck by the use “fire bricks” by one of the featured prepper families. Bookchin: living legacy of an American revolutionary An interview with Debbie Bookchin on her father’s contributions to revolutionary theory and the adoption of his ideas by the Kurdish liberation movement. Editor’s note: Below you will find an interview with Debbie Bookchin, daughter of the late Murray Bookchin, who passed away in 2006. Bookchin spent his life in revolutionary leftist circles, joining a communist youth organization at the age of nine and becoming a Trotskyist in his late thirties, before switching to anarchist thought and finally ending up identifying himself as a ‘communalist’ after developing the ideas of ‘libertarian municipalism’.
Why the World Will End in 2012 What do 2012, the movie, the more than 100 end-of-the-Mayan-calendar obsessed 2012 books currently available on Amazon.com , the Islamic notion of the 12th Imam, early Christianity, the Native American Ghost Dance movement, Japan's Aum Shinrikyo Movement, Seventh Day Adventism, and the climate change movement have in common? They are all end of the world movements.
Augusto Boal Augusto Boal (16 March 1931 - 2 May 2009) was a Brazilian theatre director, writer and politician. He was the founder of Theatre of the Oppressed, a theatrical form originally used in radical popular education movements. Boal served one term as a Vereador (the Brazilian equivalent of a city councillor) in Rio de Janeiro from 1993 to 1997, where he developed legislative theatre. Biography