This week, Bursts was joined by Pat Boyle, a collective member at Unicorn Riot (more about them later in this post), radical independent media project. We chatted about crypto-currency, Bitcoin in particular, technologies and strategies involved in the implementation of crypto-currency, recent comings to light of increased wealth coming via Bitcoin into the hands of far right racists and ecological impacts of crypto-mining.
From It's Going Down
Counterinsurgency as a state philosophy has been used to crush uprisings before they even happen by pacifying movements and managing conflict to ensure the stability and continuity of governance.
Kathan co-hosts. Fires and homelessness. Bizarre urbanism, pig violence under-reported, starving polar bears. Wind power waning due to warming. iNaturalist as forests die. Toll of loneliness. This is the Age of Horror. Emptiness of popular terms. Action news.
Welcome to the anews podcast. This is episode 41 for December 10. This podcast covers anarchist activity, ideas, and conversations from the previous week.
Editorial: On defining terms
TOTW – Bitcoin
"The question is no longer one of theory, but of practice: How to blockade the flows of capitalism as to halt ecological degradation and human exploitation? It may end with generalised social war, but it begins with groups of friends. Hand in hand, bands of friends can co-ordinate to halt the flow of commodities and carbon. Flexing their muscles, perhaps just first for an hour. Then a day. Then a month. The goal: forever." - Introduction to the Apocalypse
Latest episode of the podcast SOLECAST hosted by Tim Holland.
Scott is a long time organizer and activist and is best known as a co-founder of the Common Ground Relief Effort in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrine. Common Ground is the subject of his seminal book, “Black Flags & Windmills." His upcoming book “Setting Sights” is available for pre-order now on PM Press.