Thoughts on politics, religion, violence, inequality, social control, change, and random other things from an autonomous, analytical, adopted, abolitionist, anarchist who likes the letter A

Things You Might Have Missed

April 26, 2011 By: Mel Category: Misc

Apologies in advance for any misspellings or nonsensical statements. Just got back from having a vat of margaritas with the girls.

I have not mentioned the DC Anarchist Meetup in a while. There are now two regularly scheduled dates.  One of them is packing at the local Books to Prisons. If you live around here, come out.

Also in DC, there is a punk rock flea market coming up on May 7th.

I am sure you have all seen the beating of that trans woman in McDonalds.  I really have no words for that. I just don’t understand that kind of hate. In a tiny bit of good news, roller derby has now opened itself up to trans women…Doesn’t really make me feel better either.

Wow! Really Mississippi?!

I am sure that you have all read about the homeless woman who is being prosecuted for sending her kid to school in a district she does not live, but just in case.

In other school news, these pregnant woman and mothers who are trying to save their school are kinda badass.

Hey, remember all that stuff about government transparency?  Fuck it.

I loved this post on If the Holocaust was Black History (HT @womanistmusings)

This new State Department passport policy is just mind boggling.

Human = pleasure seeking.

There is a very good chance I may end up at one of these wet houses some day.

I am not feeling very positive about the situation for Troy Davis.

Two very interesting posts at Foreign Policy on food.  One sums up some of the conflicts (although I don’t agree with them on everything).  The other challenges some ideas about hunger.  Well worth reads.

Have you seen Matt Taibbi’s interview with Spitzer? How can anyone listen to this shit and think government is going to keep corporations in check, especially bankers?