But so far as animals are concerned, we have no direct duties. Animals ... are there merely as means to an end. That end is man.
Raymond Depardon Glasgow 1980
Martha Beall Mitchell and John Mitchell in 1971.
Capitalism is a corpse, and we are trapped in it: in this trap everything is rotting: invention, progress, friendship, and love. They told us that there is no alternative to capitalism: in this case we must prepare for war, for environmental apocalypse, and for the extinction of the human race, which gets more probable every day.
But the truth is that the alternative does exist: it is based on getting free from an obsession with economic growth, on the redistribution of the resources, on the reduction of labor time, and on the expansion of time dedicated to the free activity of teaching, research, therapy.
Super Black Blues ABC Records 1969 T-Bone Walker, Joe Turner and Otis Spann.
These last few days are among the happiest I've ever ignored.
Only through the truth are we going to defeat Mother Nature
Lamine Senghor (French Communist Party) and Josiah Tshangana Gumede (African National Congress), attending the inaugural meeting of the League against Imperialism in Brussels, Belgium, in February 1927. Photo: Archives de l'IFAN, Dakar Sénégal
Gwangju massacre, May 1980
Mr Brook was intensely provoked. He walked up and down the room, then he went into his kitchenette and made himself a sardine sandwich.