Review: Pynchon's Against the Day

  • Posted on: 27 November 2006
  • By: worker

<table><tr><td>1,085 pp. The Penguin Press. $35.

Thomas Pynchon’s new novel, “Against the Day,�? reads like the sort of imitation of a Thomas Pynchon novel that a dogged but ungainly fan of this author’s might have written on quaaludes. It is a humongous, bloated jigsaw puzzle of a story, pretentious without being provocative, elliptical without being illuminating, complicated without being rewardingly complex.

Venezuela, Elections 2006: Anarchists Speak

  • Posted on: 21 November 2006
  • By: worker

<table><tr><td><em>From the Commision of Anarchist Relations (Comision de Relaciones Anarquistas) and its organ El Libertario, we disseminate three texts in which we publically express our perspective on the upcoming Venezuelan elections of December 3, 2006.</em><br><br><strong>A Call and an Alert to Public Opinion</strong><br><br>As a group of activists of critical tendencies we have found it necessary before the present situation to signal an alert to all popular forces: workers, indigenous peoples, Afro Venezuelans, studen

Digg This

  • Posted on: 20 November 2006
  • By: worker

<table><tr><td><em>While the articles I'm reproducing here are by right-wing, "free market" libertarians, the use of websites like they describe could be done by anyone of any political stripe. I would like to encourage anarchists, libertarian socialists, progressives, anti-war activists, and so on, to make use of and other similar sites to spread their views.