I used to get airmailed copies of The Guardian, a Marxist publication not to be confused with the UK liberal paper. I saved a page from a 1976 copy. I loved reading the movie reviews by Irwin Sylber. Of course every movie was contaminated by capitalist ideology. He was spot on. I still think so.
I kept a review of One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest (which I loved despite of its capitalist propaganda, Kesey is still some sort of counterculture hero.)
Just bought this after reading the sample.
This week there is so much bad news about the environment. Maybe it will stimulate us a bit more. Got me to post this.
This seems a simple plan. I can imagine popping up some sort of receiver from my car.
UK government backs scheme for motorway cables to power lorries
E-highway study given £2m to draw up plans for overhead electric cables on motorway near Scunthorpe The government will fund the design of a scheme to install overhead electric cables to power electric lorries on a motorway near Scunthorpe, as part of a series of studies on how to decarbonise road freight.
Podcast on Novara Media.
Good to hear about psychodrama on a political podcast. Sounds like some good work in Cairo!
Continue reading “#ACFM Microdose: Psychodrama with Nada Sabet”
I’m reading it, and enjoying it as a novel. So far. Here is a review plus interview: Worth reading.
One thing troubles me. On the one hand he is pro the Paris agreement, as he says in the interview, to criticise it is:
“It’s so crazily idealistic where the perfect is being the enemy of the good.”
On the other hand, he…
Got it from here.
“Marc Petitjean grew up in a house where Frida Kahlo’s painting, The Heart, also named Memory, hung on one of the walls. Uncovering the story of how the painting was given by Frida to his father, Michel Petitjean, he unfurls not only a passionate love affair between them in pre-Second-World-War Paris, but also a back story about Frida’s paintings around the time and the intersections between France’s surrealist circles and contemporary politics.”
Listening on Scribd
and reading on Kindle.
So many people! I’ll bring them in and their art as I did with another book Optic Nerve (blog post)
I’ll start with Frida and then Diego Rivera
“Who Shall Survive?” begins with a universal statement about humanity.
“SOCIAL AND ORGANIC UNITY OF HUMANKIND *”
That’s the heading and it makes quite a statement! It is followed by the classic opening line about mankind:
“A truly therapeutic procedure cannot have less an objective than the whole of humankind.”