Black and Green Review 6 timeline. Anniversaries of Charlottesville and execution of Mike Brown in the unending tension of social media and civilization. Poem break: Joan Kovatch's 'Timing'. Of Gods and Country, update, overview and reading. Murder of native women and the legacies and institutions of colonization. Intergenerational trauma and domestication. Why hunter-gatherers matter.
Episode 10: 7-3-2018
'Of Gods and Country' update. MD newspaper shooter and facial recognition software. Colonizers and headhunters in 'Severed.' Identity politics, social media, and seeing faces on a new virtual landscape and the rise of a new ethno-nationalism. Dear Antifa.
Black & Green Podcast 9: 6-5-2018.
Some podcast housecleaning, now available on the Channel Zero Anarchist Podcast Network, upcoming Goodlife Revival interview and Gathered Remains promo. Info on submitting work for Black and Green Review no 6. Monsanto's insane 'Climate Fieldview' "social network": automation and automatons for a dismal future. Discussion on Barbara Ehrenreich's excellent new book Natural Causes. On growing up a Zionist and writing a book about Christian missionaries, but not overlooking the colonization of Israel. Readings from Fredy Perlman.
Episode 2: Feb 15, 2018.
Some thoughts on mass shootings and violence, the importance of community and conflict resolution. Anti-missionary intermission, fucking with missionaries. Why I hate philosophy rant and thoughts on "anti-academic" posturing.
From It's Going Down by Kevin Tucker
Fake news is an insanely stupid story.
At the very least, it should be. But after a narcissistic, anthropomorphized internet troll beat out an old school, textbook neo-liberal for the United States presidency, it has become absolutely and begrudgingly unavoidable. It serves equally as a phrase used to debunk the exposure of true misinformation as well as a term for the misinformation itself. Somewhere in there is the punch line to a joke Marshall McLuhan might have made up.
This week we air the second half of Bursts conversation with Kevin Tucker. Kevin is an anarcho-primitivist, author and publisher of Black & Green Review. This week we air Kevin's views about tribal-bro-ism in the white supremacist and macho approach to historical misappropriation, upcoming issues of the journal Black & Green Review, Collapse, Rewilding versus Revolution and more. For a free look at some of Kevin's writings, visit theanarchistlibrary.org, and to check out his publishing project, journals and books you can visit blackandgreenpress.org
This week Bursts spoke with Kevin Tucker, anarcho-primitivist, author and publisher of Black & Green Review. We had a rather lengthy conversation, so we’ve split the conversation up. This is the first portion, in which Kevin talks about anarcho-primitivism, domestication, civilization, anthropology and the scientific method, human development, agriculture and more.
From IGD - by Kevin Tucker
Welcome to the first installment of Peak Civ, an original column by Kevin Tucker that takes on the news from an anti-civilization perspective, only on It’s Going Down.
“Civilizations are artificial cultural constructions, not biological organisms, and they would be poor biological performers if we insisted on considering them as organisms.”
“The world still sings. But the warnings are wise. We have lost much, and we’re risking much more. Some risks, we see coming. But there are also certainties hurtling our way that we fail to notice. The dinosaurs failed to anticipate the meteoroid that extinguished them. But dinosaurs didn’t create their own calamity. Many others don’t deserve the calamity that we’re creating.” - Carl Safina, The View From Lazy Point