“For me, there is a social disease that, I do not know if it is identified by science as “official” but, I usually call Urbancentrism. It prevents people from seeing beyond the structure of large cities, as if there was a huge dome around the metropolis that prevents access to other places, or that transforms other places into utopias disconnected from reality which can be accessed only from time to time in dreams”
"The truth is that 'laws,' 'rights,' and 'proper process' are just cheap paper targets for the kids to toss shit at."
From Shane Burley: "white supremacy exists not external to the class, but as a perversion of its own interests."
Sophia Burns questions the impact of social media on radical organizing.
fighting is fighting, whether it's a physical fist fight or fighting against the power that is, the capitalist state, and the destruction of the wild places left in the world it creates, sustains and promotes.
"I had never seen human beings live like this, nor be treated so callously."
It's no surprise that even though chattel slavery was formally abolished throughout the Americas over 100 years ago, enslaver culture is still very much alive. (From Mirna Wabi-Sabi)
"White people, through systematic oppression, actively create, profit from and maintain a market that institutionalises children throughout Africa." (From Jacqueline Tizora)
The police are an increasingly militarized arm of an increasingly fascist state, hired thugs for capitalist oligarchs, the modern-day version of slave catchers, a terrorist organization. When I came to see this, then abolishing the police didn't seem so crazy anymore.