• Archive for November, 2012

    Rethinking Dual Power

    by  • November 23, 2012 • Nate, Rebel Cities, Rebel Portland • 1 Comment

    in collaboration with Chase Wilson Shortly after one takes that uniquely dramatic ideological plunge into the swirling, full-spectrum milieu of radical politics, one inevitably encounters the phrase “dual power”. Coined in 1917 by Vladimir Lenin in his essay, The Dual Power, it has since taken on a frustrating multitude of definitions, though most of...

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    We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Permit

    by  • November 20, 2012 • Nicholas, Rebel Cities, Rebel Portland • 2 Comments

    In Portland, protestors are routinely beaten by the police during demonstrations. If they don’t file for a permit before marching, the chance of police violence increases dramatically. In fact, the Portland Police Bureau, in its pre- and post-event press releases basically says that the difference between the violence and a safe, fun event is the...

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