[What] if we redeveloped our own local economies in North America and supported ourselves on the basis of what we could grow and what we could produce in our own countries so that we wouldn’t have to be continuously stealing resources from other countries and employing people in other countries?
Everyone, for reasons that were completely ahistorical, is really surprised by the emergence of things like the black bloc or…the Ya Bastas from Southern Europe. There was…this moment where everyone was like, ‘oh! Where did all of this come from?’
systemic mass movements are absolutely a priority if we want to change the world.
I’m not interested in creating a world or being part of a project that creates a world that revels in parochialism.
there was a certain point at which I started to admire people that I considered post-activist.
Some of the really inspiring stuff that I’ve seen…since September 11th, 2001 has been…immigrant and refugee youth taking on leadership roles