Author-Activist Grace Paley Dies at 84

  • Posted on: 27 August 2007
  • By: worker

<table><tr><td>From <a href="">Gothamist</a>

Grace Paley, New York's official state author from 1986-88, died at the age of 84 yesterday. She had been battling breast cancer for quite some time. The author, born in the Bronx on December 11th, 1922, still kept an apartment in Manhattan -- but was at her home in Vermont at the time of death. The NY Times recaps her life in literature:

Spoke Bloc

  • Posted on: 23 August 2007
  • By: worker

<table><tr><td>The newest anarchist cycling group formed called Spoke Bloc. Our first ride will be on Sunday, September 23rd in Berkeley, CA.

Spoke Bloc as an autonomous group arose out of the need for an anarchist cycling bloc for social enabling and not just cycling clubs with expensive mountain bikes.