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.
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.
Bob (Robert Louis) Thompson Venus and Adonis 1964
Oskar Kokoschka The Power of Music 1918-20
Robert Altman's The Player Production still
Love story in paintings
⤳ Oskar Kokoschka, Alma Mahler and Olda Palkovská
Austrian artist Oskar Kokoschka was in love twice. His first relationship lasted for three years, and the second — 44. The first had hundreds of biographical and belles-lettres works (as well as articles in glossy magazines) written about, while the second one can boast only a few references. The first woman was older than Kokoschka, and the second one — much younger. He painted the first one every day, while the second one appears only in a few of his paintings. He was obsessed with the first one…
Harvesting a pangolin or having Goldman Sachs flood hundreds of millions of dollars into rural China to build a bunch of hog barns - that's a particularly distorted and concentrated idea of what is valuable.
Marikana massacre, August–September 2012, Greg Marinovich British Lonmin mining company.
The Fireside monotype by Edgar Degas, 1880-85
Forest in the Mountains by Edgar Degas, 1890
There are few confirmed details about Perenelle's place of birth and early life. Perenelle married Nicolas in 1368. She had two previous husbands and brought their fortune to the marriage. The couple remained childless. The spelling of her name varies and is sometimes given as Perrenelle, Petronelle or Pernelle. Though the historical Perenelle did exist, there is no historical record indicating that she or her husband were the successful alchemists of later legend.