Author Archives: mark adams

Ask Cuomo for clemency

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Because Judges are people too

 

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Write to Cecily

Write to the one who now joins a long line of political prisoners : Cecily McMillan Book & Case Number 3101400431 RMSC (Rose M. Singer Center) 19-19 Hazen Street East Elmhurst, NY 11370 To send money directly to her commissary, folks need her name and booking/case number and can do so here : http://www.jpay.com/ When […]

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Militancy = Does Not Compute

Tried fucking with the cops lately? Bet you got a court date out of it. Probably even a few hours in jail. Actions have consequences. If your idea of changing the world is to be a militant activist who needs an excuse to block traffic with a dumpster, burn debris in the streets, fight with […]

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Gentrify this!

Merriam-Webster.com defines “gentrification” as “the process of renewal and rebuilding accompanying the influx of middle-class or affluent people into deteriorating areas that often displaces poorer residents.” I’ve always had an open mind when it came to the arguments for and against gentrification. Many times, those who argued that gentrification wasn’t necessarily evil, avoided using the […]

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The War College

This morning, I read a heartbreaking story on Al Jazeera America about a mother who is bewildered by the death of her son in Syria. As the report goes, her son, an orthopedic surgeon from the UK, went to Syria to help with the humanitarian crisis there. On a routine trip to change money, he […]

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The Inevitable Insurrection

Originally a piece I had written last year, I had subsequently taken it down after hearing that certain Occupy activists were concerned with the content. It was also denied publication on the movement website, OccupyWallStreet.net. Since then, I have decided that throughout history, the one thing that stood the test of time, the one weapon […]

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Next Stop, Simferopol

If you haven’t been keeping an eye on the situation in Kiev, well, you should. There is yet another post-modern revolution taking place (has taken place) and the implications are dire. What started as indignation against the government’s refusal to take European Union handouts, the benefit being potential recognition as a member-state down the road, […]

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With a capital “V”

For many Anarchists, reform is a bad word. Thou shalt not speak of change, but rather building anew. For a minority, destroying capitalism is literal, not figurative. Though I am not one to judge fellow radicals, I have evolved in my critique of “what is” and have refined my rhetoric. There is no community without […]

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good for business, bad for mother earth

at a meeting of red lake chippewa indians and allies at the sacred fire on tuesday, the community came to consensus that since enbridge had failed to stop the flow of petroleum through the pipelines under red lake land, an escalation in tactics was needed. typically, if there are vehicles, camp fires or other manifestations […]

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