science fiction

If Lyobov's Notes Made It Back to Terra: Ursula K. LeGuin vs. Hollywood

  • Posted on: 18 January 2020
  • By: anon (not verified)

Peter Gelderloos

In 2009, James Cameron made a remake of Dances With Wolves set on the fictitious planet of Pandora and replacing the Lakota with an alien species called the Na'vi. It ended up being far more successful than Edward Zwick's 2003 Dances With Wolves remake starring Tom Cruise, and even more than the Kevin Costner original.

Curiously, all the major elements of this remake that were different from the first Dances With Wolves were lifted from an Ursula K. LeGuin novel, The Word for World is Forest.

Anarchism’s Possibilities

  • Posted on: 5 November 2019
  • By: thecollective

From Institute For Anarchist Studies

The Perspectives collective is committed to making anarchist ideas accessible and widely understood. As part of this we aspire to include a brief “What is Anarchism?” type essay in future print issues. We approached Kim Stanley Robinson about writing one for us, and he referred us to a piece he wrote for a book called Myths and Lawbreakers: Anarchist Writers on Fiction for AK Press. He told us that if he “were to write anything more about anarchism (doubtful) it would only be to reiterate the points in this intro.”

FRR Books Podcast: Camp Concentration by Thomas Disch

  • Posted on: 5 August 2019
  • By: anon (not verified)
The whole goddamned universe is a fucking concentration camp

listen here: http://freeradicalradio.net/frr-books-podcast-camp-concentration-by-thom...
or here: https://archive.org/details/FRRBOOKSdisch

“Much that is terrible we do not know. Much that is beautiful we shall still discover. Let’s sail till we come to the edge.”