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 first time someone offered up the suggestion to abolish police, I was shocked and confused. I've known for a long time that the prison industrial complex is poison, that predominantly black and brown communities are over-policed and underfunded, that for the most part cops are assholes -- but even with all that, the idea of doing away with cops entirely seemed unacceptable to me. We need cops, I thought. [...]
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