In Plain Sight

I’ve been really into James Scott (see: Seeing Like A State and Three Cheers For Anarchism) and Anna Tsing (see: The Mushroom At The End of The World and On NonScalability) for some time, and I recently got hip to this amazing artist Kenya Robinson (https://www.teamhuman.fm/episodes/kenya-robinson). The thing she said on that podcast was soContinue reading “In Plain Sight”

Everything Is About Time

I feel like everywhere I turn people are talking about time. Here are a few recent references AmarElo This documentary was so gorgeous. It opened with the saying, “Eshu threw a stone today that hit a bird yesterday.” Emma Dabiri – Don’t Touch My Hair The weaving that occurs in the braided hairstyles, the aspectsContinue reading “Everything Is About Time”

Yes, We Mean Literally Abolish the Police

Yes, We Mean Literally Abolish the Police Because reform won’t happen. By Mariame Kaba (reprinted without permission from the NYT) Ms. Kaba is an organizer against criminalization.June 12, 2020 Congressional Democrats want to make it easier to identify and prosecute police misconduct; Joe Biden wants to give police departments $300 million. But efforts to solve police violence through liberalContinue reading “Yes, We Mean Literally Abolish the Police”

Kollaps und Mutualism

Since the lockdown/”PAUSE” order was issued here in so-called New York nearly a month ago, a group of friends and I have come together to discuss the current collapse/failure of the state and what we radicals might make in and of it. For our first session, we discussed technologist Vinay Gupta‘s concept of resilience mapsContinue reading “Kollaps und Mutualism”

Gratitude – December 2019

I can’t believe the year is almost over. What a whirlwind it has been! Before it come to a close, here is some stuff that has given me life in the last month or so…. Interview on Pleasure Activism with adrienne maree and autumn brown I don’t even know where to start. adrienne maree brownContinue reading “Gratitude – December 2019”

A Few Things to Consider Before Becoming A Remote-Friendly Company

A few years ago when I was at Clubhouse I blogged about our process of becoming a geographically distributed team. In that case, the first stumblings towards global domination were not made to acquire talent but rather in an attempt to retain talent vital to our team (talent = people we really loved working withContinue reading “A Few Things to Consider Before Becoming A Remote-Friendly Company”