Anarchy, Authoritarianism: Influenced by Conceptions of Space?

  • Posted on: 1 August 2010
  • By: worker

<table><tr><td>Common sense informs us that 'space is not Euclidian' but conceptions of space and time (e.g. as an absolute reference frame) continue to influence our western 'organizational architecture'.

Thus, one way to compare ‘the anarchist way’ and the ‘authoritarian way’ is by comparing how a human collective will act if their conception of space is ‘non-euclidian’ (corresponds to the anarchist view) or ‘euclidian’ (corresponds to the authoritarian view).

Portland Oregon, Last Thursday Lemonade Bloc Party

  • Posted on: 1 August 2010
  • By: worker

<table><tr><td>On last thursday in July, on ALberta and 26th, Portland, Oregon, a young girl was cheerfully setting up her lemonade stand. This was her first time doing this, and with her mother, she planned on selling lemonade for 50 cents a cup. No more than 20 minutes later, two state employees with badges informed her that if she did not desist, she would face a $500 fine.

Latest Update from the IMF Resistance Network

  • Posted on: 31 July 2010
  • By: worker

<table><tr><td>From <a href="http://selfdescribed.org">Self Described</a>

The IMF Resistance Network invites all organizations that oppose global neoliberalism to endorse the October mobilization against the IMF and World Bank meetings in Washington, DC. Please send an email to contact [at] imfresistance dot org if your group would like to endorse. If you wish, you can also tell us how your organization plans to support the demonstrations.

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