Posts by: Amy Letter

An Occupy Roundup, Thanksgiving/Black Friday Edition

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The American Occupation of America received less attention this week as the country (in my dad’s words) “celebrated the near-genocide of the inhabitants of this hemisphere through the killing and consumption of its friendly, harmless, innocent birds.” This week also saw the emergence and global domination of a particularly virulent meme: Casually Pepper Spray Everything […]

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An Occupy Roundup

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Yesterday was Veterans Day and the American Occupation of America was focused on its members who have served in the armed forces. In the hot front city of Oakland, Scott Olsen, the first veteran seriously injured when police fired ordinance against their fellow American citizens, was released from the hospital, and much more is going […]

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An Occupy Wall Street Roundup

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Latest from the American Occupation of America: The Oakland Occupation is the hot front in the struggle against Corporate Exploitation: an attack by the police that injured Iraq vet Scott Olson led to a general strike and a large and successful march that closed the Port of Oakland. It was followed by a small destructive […]

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The Story Behind the Furry

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Today we ran an interview with Kilcodo, a furry who makes her living making full-body fursuits for others, by Amy Letter. Here Amy tells the compelling story behind the interview: Prior to interviewing her, I knew only vaguely about her furry-related adventures, and didn’t think much about them. Frankly I have lots of friends into […]

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The Last Book I Loved: Rita Mae Brown’s Rubyfruit Jungle

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Rita Mae Brown’s Rubyfruit Jungle is a crass and hilarious slice of growing up “different,” as fun to read today as it was in 1973. Molly Bolt is an unashamed lesbian in a queer-hating world, an ambitious natural leader in a culture that values longsuffering femininity, and a no-BS thinker surrounded by the ridiculous rituals […]

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