As Relevant Now As It Was Then

A few days ago I finally got round to reading a book that has been on my To Read List for quite some time. The book is not particularly political so I was quite surprised to see the following paragraphs in the opening few pages.

(Please pardon the mass use of bold. It was the only obvious way to distinguish the book extract from my own words)

“… Well, we have to end apartheid for one. And slow down the nuclear arms race, stop terrorism and world hunger. Ensure a strong national defense, prevent the spread of communism in Central America, work for a Middle East peace settlement, prevent US military involvement overseas. We have to ensure that America is a respected world power. Now that’s not to belittle our domestic problems, which are equally important, if not more. Better and more affordable long-term care for the elderly, control and find a cure for the AIDS epidemic, clean up environmental damage from toxic waste and pollution, improve the quality of primary and secondary education, strengthen laws to crack down on crime and illegal drugs. We also have to ensure that college education is affordable for the middle class and protect Social Security for senior citizens plus conserve natural resources and wilderness areas and reduce the influence of political action committees…

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Anarchism to Zionism – A

An army of angered anarchists advocating absolutely anything as awful apathetic attitudes allow Armenian annihilation, Israeli Apartheid and attacks against Afghanistan and Australian aborigines. Assassinations are an all too regular activity as anyone seems allowed an active role in armageddon. Another A-list asshole both alcoholic and anonymous allowed an arena aesthetically available for all adults. Against any action aimed at moulding alternatives, a pathetic, apathetic, a-political announcement and advert. Distraction. Atheists and agnostics are widely available and yet always an announcement about god, Allah, arrives at our ears. Almost any action at all arrives at arrest, an abundance of officers assure us all this outcome. An agenda is accepted almost without any argument. Ambition and alternatives are not allowed about here. Aforementioned anarchists anger by the hour, associates and advocates aren’t audible above all the addresses of atrocity. An architect of absurdity. An artist of ambivalent attitude.

The plan is to write a series of these, 26 in total, 1 for each letter of the alphabet.
Hence the name, Anarchism to Zionism. A to Z.

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