Category Archives: Quotable Notables

Quotable: Don Freeman on anarchy vs. capitalism

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Quotable: George Orwell on spy technology

So, kiddies, now you know: Samsung is the official manufacturer of Big Brother’s telescreens. And Orwell was only out by about 30 years on the date by which such technology would be possible.

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Quotable: Joyce Stevens on why we (still) need feminism

And every word of this is still relevant today, and even more so as women’s rights erode under right-wing governments everywhere.

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Quotable: Bernie Sanders on congressional cowards

And just for some further analysis on why Bernie’s right (and the media and the congresscowards are wrong), there’s this: There’s a very good reason why they’re afraid and Bernie (and Gabby Giffords) is not. The fearful ones are on … Continue reading

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Quotable: Voices from the Women’s March

Courtesy of Democracy Now!: I salute all these naaaaaasty women, and more. You all made history yesterday, and set a record for a single day’s demonstration. Keep the momentum up, everyone!

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Quotable: John Lewis on activism

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Quotable: Joseph Heller on demagoguery

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Quotable: Tess Rafferty on Drumpf voters

I couldn’t have said this better myself.

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Quotable: Mikhail Baryshnikov on walls and conformity

At the rate things are going, we might even see Misha yearning for the good ol’ days of Soviet Russia.

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Quotable: Bernie Sanders on fossil fuel dependency

Bernie didn’t mention this, but Der Drumpf is not just a hazard to the environment (in Standing Rock and beyond) by virtue of his idiotic climate-change denial (which, ha ha, the Chinese have already slapped him for); he is also … Continue reading

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