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 […]
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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, […]
by Noel Ignatiev Trump represents a greater danger to the domination of neoliberal global capital than Sanders did, and its representatives are coming to appreciate that. Notwithstanding the sentiments of many participants, the “Women’s March” and the subsequent demonstrations against Trump’s executive order barring green-card holders from returning are not the start of a […]
In declaring Trump’s presidency illegitimate, Representative John Lewis opened a discussion that may go beyond what he had in mind. Lewis based his statement on the supposed role of Russian hacking in determining the outcome of the election. To those who use external intervention as the standard of legitimacy, the very existence of the United […]