Author Archives: Jason Crane

POEM: secret handshake (for Owen)

secret handshake for Owen “buy me a milk tea” you say after we speak the same words at the same time it’s our shorthand a shared acknowledgement that we know one another like no one else knows us we even … Continue reading

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Which side are you on?

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A conversation about anarchism

A conversation between activists about the basic concepts of anarchism. From the 23 January 2017 edition of The Morning Mixtape on 98.7 The FREQ.

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Violence

Your iPhone exists because people work in degraded conditions to make it. Same for all the clothes I’m wearing. Same for a lot of the food I eat. I have gas for the car I drive because of violence perpetrated … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Heroes & Solidarity

A few thoughts on heroes, movement building, and how much we need one another.

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Civil Discourse, or, “Why, Jimmy Dore, Why?”

I’m a big fan of the comedian Jimmy Dore. I first learned about him from The Young Turks, a progressive internet news show. I like Jimmy’s take-no-prisoners honesty, and his unwillingness to overlook crimes committed by Democrats just because they’re … Continue reading

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