by Noel Ignatiev “Thirteenth-Amendment” marches are planned for August 19th in various cities. They are sponsored by a list of notable figures; it would not surprise me to see Bernie Sanders’ or Elizabeth Warren’s name among them. Their goal is a Constitutional Amendment to abrogate the “exception clause” in the 13th Amendment that allows slavery […]
by Andrew Stewart To begin at the ending perhaps provides the best opening for this effort, so forgiveness is asked of those who have not seen the MATRIX trilogy. The philosopher Slavoj Zizek argued in his review essay of the second MATRIX RELOADED film that “If…THE MATRIX REVOLUTIONS is to succeed, it will […]
By Noah “Comrade Kado” Coffin & Keith “Comrade Malik” Washington Imagine spending 23 hours each day alone in a 6×9 ft space. Crowd into it a toilet/sink combo, rusty iron set of bunk beds, and overhead lockers… layers of peeling paint in multiple colors, showing the years of neglect, black mould, roaches, rats, along with […]
Issue number 3 of Hard Crackers is now available. Go to www.hardcrackers.com for contents, sample articles and information on how to order.
In the summer of 2016 zinesters Maud Pryor (Marmalade Umlaut) and Nate McDonough (Grixly) visited their pal Jarrod Shanahan while he was locked up at Rikers Island. Maud and Nate documented the visit from the visitor’s perspective, and Jarrod from the inmate’s. The result is Visiting Day, the story of their experiences and an illustrated […]
by Noel Ignatiev As probably everyone reading this knows, Professor Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor has canceled her West Coast tour following threats to her life stimulated by FOX news reports of a talk she gave at Hampshire College in which she called Donald Trump a “racist, sexist, megalomaniac.” Professor Taylor’s colleagues at Princeton University, where she teaches, […]