Reproduce & Revolt is a totally unique work of radical images, designed for hands-on use by artists who can adapt them for current work. As the authors say, "Don't just flip through these pages; throw them on the photocopier or scanner, crack the spine. If there's one book in your collection where the pages should be falling out, this is it!" And they mean it.
Nairobi, Kenya-"We hurriedly buried the seven in the shallow grave and fled due to fears of attacks," explained Joseph Mwangi Macharia as armed police accompanying him went through the motions of evacuating the cattle farmer's entire family, all victims of post-election violence in Kenya.
At a time when rising food prices have become a global concern and food riots are weakening governments, we need to look beyond short-term measures to deeper structural reforms. It is important to understand the political and cultural background of necessary changes, and it is appropriate to look at the contributions of earlier reformers. George Russell (1867-1935) helped create agricultural cooperatives in Ireland after Independence as part of a larger aim of spiritual awakening to a greater life.
One mistake many make is to see the problems of the corporate media as accidents caused by poor individual behavior. For instance, we see FOX News' bastardization of the concept of objectivity as the work of the evil Rupert Murdoch. But the problem of the corporate media is systemic and requires an antidote which must treat the root of the ailment.
The Chambal region of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh was notorious for its dacoits, or armed robbers. Now, the cause for terror is the low sex ratio in this area of the state. This threat can be traced to the falling sex ratio of the region. While the national average of women per 1,000 men is 933, and the state's figure is 920, the Chambal region shockingly has only 400 women per 1,000 men in some villages. The main reason for the grim sex ratio is the practice of female infanticide and female feticide.
In Joan Coxsedge's autobiography, Cold Tea For Brandy: A Tale of Protest, Painting and Politics, she reveals Australia's hidden history and exposes the crimes of U.S. imperialism around the globe. She also shows how she came to be one of the great Australian anti-imperialist, left-wing dissidents of the 20th century and exposes how difficult it is to radically democratize Australian society through parliamentary means alone.