Posts Tagged: graffiti

The Election and the Ash Borer

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Does it matter what words a sign says when a symbol says so much more? A white X. A carved swastika. Things get torn down from less. ...more

The Storming Bohemian #34: Descent into the Underworld

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The last time I punked the muse, I wrote of the summer solstice, a meditation into the heart of the sun. My goal was to leave behind the ever-more-depressing news cycle, and touch some place deep down where hope resides.

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Slang and Swagger: Riffing with Jeff Chang

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Jeff Chang discusses his latest book, We Gon’ Be Alright: Notes on Race and Resegregation, his work in hip-hip journalism, and the beauty and humanity of political protest. ...more

Pre-Olympic Pre-Emptive Strikes

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London authorities are bent on making sure that the Olympics Games will proceed without a hitch.

Their strategies include arresting people who they think may pose a threat to that smoothness, in advance, before any crimes are committed. Four men, aged between 18 and 38, have been arrested “on suspicion of conspiracy to commit criminal damage” and “on suspicion of incitement to commit criminal damage,” according to The Guardian.

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