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On Dignity and Disobedience

In light of the Baltimore rebellion and May Day, it feels appropriate to share this excerpt from Two Cheers for Anarchism: Six Easy Pieces on Autonomy, Dignity, and Meaningful Work and Play, by James C. Scott, an anthropology professor at Yale.   The Paradox of Organization Organizations, contrary to the usual view, do not generally precipitate…

Whose Restaurant?

From the Portland Industrial Workers of the World: On January 18th, a group of workers from Yaw’s Top Notch Restaurant took a stand. Leading the delegation into the restaurant, the group of 10 workers were accompanied by 30 community members from We Are Oregon and the Industrial Workers of the World. To the shock of…