- Democracy is in dissent. Democracy is in resistance. Democracy doesn't come from the top, it comes from the bottom.
-- Howard Zinn in the documentary film The People Speak
PREFACE: I am short on time and greater thinkers than I have extensively covered Aaron Swartz’s life, his work and suicide. This is not intended as a research piece, but rather a reflection along thought lines I have already been … Continue reading
Jelani Mashiriki’s campaign to represent the 35th District on the New York City Council was skillfully poised for action (or, really, interaction) and sent out this email only two days after winding up the grueling fundraising process candidates must go … Continue reading