Political poetry intertwined with powerful activist art.
We have adapted to greed, consumerism, hate, injustice, war, destruction and sociopathy. Adaptation has kept us alive for millennia – and now it is killing us. We need a shift, a 99% lift – we need to lose the view that things are inherently awful and we can’t do anything about it.
We need to stop manufacturing consent and start manufacturing dissent – by the boat load, ship it out like Amazon knick knacks – from sea to shining sea and back again. We need hope – without optimism. We need to feel inspired. Art can, poetry can. Through our emotions, building the notions that we can – can Do Something
Features fifteen artists: Tammam Azzam, Anthonoy Freda, A. Kaminski, Jilli Ballistic, Abby Martin, Recycled Propaganda, Lane, Collage, Alex Chowaniec, GILF, Lucy Dyer, Joe Webb, ML Hedin, Paul Spataro, Aaron Draper, Bruce Cooper.
From the Blog
“The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.” - Fyodor Dostoyevsky On January 15th, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, prisoners in at least eight Florida prisons began a 30-day work strike known as Operation PUSH. In an anonymous message sent to Supporting Prisoners and Real Change (SPARC), participants outlined their three major demands: Payment for our labor, rather than the current slave [...]
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