Photo Diary of
a Revolution (continued
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a woman writes a poem on the streets of quebec city, April 2001.
This gorgeous moment was quite distinct from the tear gas clouded
skirmishes that went on between police and demonstrators during
the meeting of the summit of the amercias to negotiate the Free
Trade Area of the Americas agreement.
the founding fathers join in celebrating the 4th of July, 2001
by occupying the island of vieques off the coast of puerto rico
calling for the u.s. military presence to leave the island.
Fuera la marina! Vieques libre!
Where there is power, there is resistance. - Michel Foucault
ya basta contingent in Genoa, Italy, June 2001. Touching frivolity
to the reality of violence and blood in the streets.
The opposition is between the class and those who are outside
of the class. Between the servants of the machine, and those
who sabotage it or its cogs and wheels. Between the relative
interior limits and the absolute exterior limit. If you will,
between the capitalists and the schizos in their basic intimacy
at the level of decoding, in their basic antagonism at the level
of the axiomatic
-Deleuze and Guattarri; a thousand plateaus
Amy Goodman talks to a crowd at the MECCA community center in
houston texas about the crisis at the pacifica radio network.
This was part of a counter summit to forge a coalition to ensure
pacifica's survival in the spirit of its founding and mission
which was going on at the same time as the annual meeting of
the pacifica national board. Her popular national news show
became more than just a symbol of the turmoil between alternative
and corporate news when co-host Juan Gonzales left the show
to aid the resistance, and later, the whole show was moved off
the air of WBAI, as many others had been, and continued broadcasting
as democracy now! in exile. Now, a grassroots campaign to return
the network to its social justice commitment has succeeded in
establishing a new board , return the control to the listeners,
and among other victories returned democracy now! to the airwaves.
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