banksystreetart: You owe the companies nothing. You especially don’t owe them any courtesy. They have re-arranged the world to put themselves in front of you. They never asked for your permission, don’t even start asking for theirs. Banksy
The Quiet Coup - Magazine - The Atlantic →
“The crash has laid bare many unpleasant truths about the United States. One of the most alarming, says a former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, is that the finance industry has effectively captured our government…” Interesting how closely this aligns with some of what David Harvey, noted Marxist scholar, is saying.
A part of the bourgeoisie is desirous of redressing social grievances, in order...– The Communist Manifesto, by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
Author Nicholas Carr: The Web Shatters Focus,... →
The Ultimate Minimalist: 5 Powerful Lessons You... →
“Would you like to learn some lessons in life from the ultimate minimalist? Gandhi’s life offers us many key lessons — he practiced simplicity and minimalism in all areas of his life and he left behind a huge legacy in how to live a life of simplicity. Gandhi was indeed the ultimate minimalist – a man who died a pauper but who affected the lives of many – and continues to inspire us with...
Scenografie veneziane (Venice slideshow) →
I believe you are your work. Don’t trade the stuff of your life, time, for...– Rita Mae Brown, found in the Spring 2010 issue of Geez (via utnereader)
If history is any guide, when U.S. troops leave Iraq and Afghanistan, they won’t...– From Utne.com: War Is Hell—on Mother Earth (via utnereader)
So, Son, instead of crying, be strong, so as to be able to comfort your...– Nicola Sacco’s last letter, to his son Dante.
There is a certain wisdom of humanity Which is common to the greatest man with...– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Inasmuch as the primary object of a government, beyond the mere repression of...– “An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution”, Charles Beard
This Is What You Shall Do / Walt Whitman →
libraryland: This is what you shall do: Love the earth and sun and the animals, Despise riches, give alms to everyone that asks, Stand up for the stupid and crazy, Devote your income and labors to others, Hate tyrants, argue not concerning God, Have patience and indulgence toward the people, Take off your hat to nothing known or unknown, Or to any man or number of men, Go freely with powerful...