Lawrence Ferlinghetti was named the first poet laureate of San Francisco in 1998; his radical bookshop, City Lights, opened there in 1958, has since become a national institution. Interview by Nicholas Wroe
<a href="http://books.guardian.co.uk/departments/poetry/story/0,,1809862,00.html"... UK Guardian</a>
Prepared by Nachie, for the <a href="http://www.raan.org/">Red & Anarchist Action Network (RAAN)</a>
Creativity and Insurrection
By Sam G. / July 3, 2006 / Coast Salish Territories - Vancouver, Canada
As insurrectionary anarchists, we consider the struggle to demolish this world to be contingent most of all on creativity. To retaliate against daily humiliation is to create new social relations and transform the conditions under which we live. Creativity is an expression of freedom, in its infinite outlets and potential. Our limitless creative capacity makes possible the willful ending of the world as we know it.
Radical books fill Center Stage
<a href="http://www.examiner.com/a-166495~Radical_books_fill_Center_Stage.html">The Baltimore Examiner</a>
The state of the anarchist movement is â€œnot bright,â€? said Aragon!, the Anarchy magazine publisher who uses only his nom de plume (which includes an exclamation mark).
â€œAfter [Sept. 11], a lot of people are scared to speak out,â€? he said.
Security Culture and its Discontents
by The Brilliant
'Anarchist Cookbook' publisher dies at 83
Lyle Stuart, who published one of the modern book business' greatest hoaxes in "Naked Came the Stranger" and the controversial "The Anarchist Cookbook," has died. He was 83.