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Category: Enclosure

Stage invasion at the end of the Birmingham People & Planet show. Photo credit: Three Acres And A Cow.

Three Acres and a Cow: Review

Connecting the Norman Conquest and Peasants’ Revolt with fracking and the housing crisis via the Enclosures and Industrial Revolution, the show draws a compelling narrative through the people’s history of Britain. Part TED talk, part folk club sing-a-long, come and share these tales as they have been shared for generations.

Staring Down the Precipice: An Interview with Richard Oxman

"Anyone who doesn’t see the need for new collective action on the macroscopic plane vis-a-vis the potential of pandemics, nuclear dynamics, climate change and medical access/cost/quality — to name only four of four hundred crises plus — simply isn’t paying attention."

Editorial: The Blue-Black Stain

From Rhyd Wildermuth: "seeing how political forces have shaped our existence, seeing how there is nowhere sacred anymore, is the beginning of wisdom."

Plant Magic

from Sean Donahue Like gods and people, plants exist for themselves -- and as part the complex ecologies from which they emerge. Many contemporary magical practitioners approach them simply as inert objects to be used in ritual or spellcraft-- a perspective and approach that both emerge from and reinforce capitalist materialist culture's denial of the living intelligences of the other than human world.