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750th Bday

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Kaliningrad Celebratin750 is a hell of an anniversary. Thats my thought for today.
I’ve not been to Kaliningrad – yet. But I will, this I promise. I’ll find an affordable ride across Germany, then Poland, and poof, I’ll be in this tiny Russian enclave on the Baltic Sea. And it will be lovely. I’ll take photos for you guys, cause I’d never travel without you.

For now, it’s best to go forth and study how the germans and the prussians were all involved in this wacky place.… Read Full Text

bicyclemark48_050702

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Minority Reports: Society’s fetish with categories, and breaking news from sweden.

AudioCommunique #48(mp3)
27min+, 64kbps, 12.5Mb+

    Live8 – Are these concerts really making a difference at all?
    Categories, the world’s obession
    Looking at all these developments, new directories, categories, everyone must fit into a box.
    Im listed under Dutch and Travel. Does that really define me?
    This is why on my weblog, I mess with categories.
    When I talk about forms in the US, with the race category, people in the NL get really curious, because its so strange for them.
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Generation Debt

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One of the reasons I left the united states had to do with debt. No – I didn’t owe any. No I wasn’t in trouble with the mob (hell, I was their favorite reporter). But the mere fact that I didn’t have any type of debt made me an exception – a weirdo. Everyone around me, neighbors, friends, strangers – all had debt.

The kind I knew about was the credit card kind.… Read Full Text

Broke the internet

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Much of the internet has been broken today. Funny how that can happen. Servers overloaded. Websites down. Feeds getting pounded. Hooray for chaos.

As you can tell, I’m one of those old time Anarcho-Syndicists. I’m lazy so I won’t check on the spelling, but they’re the working class people who fought Franco and his fascist army in the Spanish civil war. Thats right… I dream of having been a part of the Lincoln brigade.… Read Full Text