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Jim Retherford, the ‘Man in a Red Devil Suit’

Jim has been a fearless New Left editor, a political performance artist, part of a guerrilla theater troupe, and has worked with some of the legendary figures of the ’60s. By Robert Sharlet | The Rag Blog | February 19, … finish reading Robert Sharlet :
Jim Retherford, the ‘Man in a Red Devil Suit’

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James Retherford : Old Skool Reunion!

Spencer Perskin of Shiva’s Headband performs at the Rag Blog benefit. Photoillustration by James Retherford / The Rag Blog.‘Feed Your Head!’Rag Blog benefit is boffo bash Photography by James Retherford | The Rag Blog | April 5, 2012 “Feed Your … finish reading James Retherford : Old Skool Reunion!

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James Retherford : Who Watches the Watchman? Paranoia and Persecution

Part VIWho Watches the Watchman? COINTELPRO and the Federal Government’sClandestine Attack on the U.S. Constitution Paranoia strikes deep / into your life it will creepit starts when you’re always afraidstep out of line and they’ll comeand take you away… — … finish reading James Retherford : Who Watches the Watchman? Paranoia and Persecution

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A Lifestyle Alternative : The Gift Economy

Jesse James Retherford. The gift economy and the sustainable community Within a moral economy the social significance of individuals is defined by their obligations to others, with whom they maintain continuing relationships. It is the extended reproduction of the relationship … finish reading A Lifestyle Alternative : The Gift Economy

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‘Climate Hacking’ : The Real Fear of Freelance Geoengineering

The “Pinatubo option” would involve spewing aerosol gunk into the stratosphere. Photo of Mount Pinatubo from U.S. Geological Survey publications. Freelance atmospheric modification may sound far-fetched, but the potboiler concept was on the agenda last week at an invitation-only, international … finish reading ‘Climate Hacking’ : The Real Fear of Freelance Geoengineering

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Economic Stimulus : Try Whips and Chains

Graphic courtesy of The Daily Beast.Kinkonomics: With staff jobs evaporating and former nine-to-fivers cobbling together incomes through scattered side projects, freelancing as a dominatrix — or “pro-domme,” as industry types prefer to call it — has become a plausible gig … finish reading Economic Stimulus : Try Whips and Chains

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Hawaii : Revolutionary New Electric Car System Proposed

The entrepreneur Shai Agassi, right, met with Anders Eldrup, center, a Danish energy executive, in Copenhagen last March. Photo by Jonas Pryner Andersen / Polfoto / AP.‘By using existing electric car technologies, coupled with an Internet-connected web of tens of … finish reading Hawaii : Revolutionary New Electric Car System Proposed

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Hedge-Fund Defector Thanks ‘Prep School Idiots’ ; Says ‘Legalize Pot’

Lahde says pot illegal because corporate America addicted to pharmaceutical profits.‘All of this behavior supporting the Aristocracy, only ended up making it easier for me to find people stupid enough to take the other sides of my trades.’By Katherine Burton … finish reading Hedge-Fund Defector Thanks ‘Prep School Idiots’ ; Says ‘Legalize Pot’

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Mounted Cops Attack Protesters Led by Iraq Vets

Protesters at Hofstra University, site of the presidential debate, on Oct. 15. Photo by The West / College OTR. Around the time that Barack Obama and John McCain bent over backwards to show that they commiserated with the “hurtin’” middle … finish reading Mounted Cops Attack Protesters Led by Iraq Vets

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Canary in the Mineshaft : Cautionary Tales of Suicide, Bigotry

Was this house worth dying for?In this July 23, 2008 file photo, the Taunton, Mass. house This was the home of Carlene Balderrama, 53, who fatally shot herself soon after faxing a letter to her mortgage company July 22, saying … finish reading Canary in the Mineshaft : Cautionary Tales of Suicide, Bigotry

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Times are Hard and Tent Cities Are on the Rise

Mack Martinez, 19, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, smokes in front of his tent at the tent city that sprung up next to the homeless shelter in downtown Reno, Nev., Wednesday, June 25, 2008. Photo by Scott Sady / AP.‘From Seattle … finish reading Times are Hard and Tent Cities Are on the Rise

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