[weekly linkdump, somewhat edited]
#best news this week
Forest Community of One-Pole Tree Houses – “designer proposes a low-impact, small-footprint approach for cross-kingdom co-habitation between people and trees.”
Russell Brand In Conversation With Mehdi Hasan – “Here’s the full conversation between comedian, actor and activist Russell Brand and the HuffPost UK’s Mehdi Hasan, which took place in East London on Monday night.”
A Conversation With Banksy – “Rocketboom explicates the evolution of a New York Banksy.”
The Right to Save Seed – “The Right To Save Seed is an animated movie which explains when farmers can resow their seed in Europe.”
Hypocrisy, Anonymous, and Activism Policing – “This is the most fundamental piece of progress: at some deep level we always use the master’s tools to dismantle the master’s house.”
Laurie Penny: Why I was afraid to take a picture in New York – “Power is about who gets to do the watching and who has to put up with being watched.”
Penelope Koliopoulou – Self portraits series playing both parties of couples.
Protesters gather around the world for Million Mask March – “Demonstrations in more than 400 cities were planned to coincide with Guy Fawkes Day, with Russell Brand at a London protest”
The F.A.T Manual – “We wanted to make a book about F.A.T since a while ago and our 5th anniversary seemed to be a good excuse for it, but herding F.A.T cats is a particularly chaotic task and anyway, samurais recommend that matters of great concern should be treated lightly. ” Available for free download.
Rising Seas – Interactive: If All The Ice Melted – “IF ALL THE ICE MELTED – Explore the world’s new coastlines if sea level rises 216 feet.”
From the Streets to the Stratosphere: An Interview With “Space Artist” Invader – “I have to find the best spots for them. It is like doing urban acupuncture! When it comes down to it, I’m very subjective in finding spots.”
The 10 tracks that define Solid Steel, according to Coldcut – “Jon More and Matt Black have shared with Dummy the 10 definitive tracks that they feel sum up the vibe of the influential two-hour show that started modestly on Kiss FM in 1988 and has grown to feature on 20 different stations worldwide.”
Multitrack love .chez kek. – This is an amazing tool to pull songs apart and easily hide tracks.
Wie gefährlich ist die Polizei? – “Weil sie kaum etwas zu befürchten haben, machen manche Polizisten, was sie wollen – mit Billigung der Bevölkerung.”
Konsumverweigerer: Zweifel am Model vom ewigen Wachstum – “Immer mehr Menschen zweifeln am Modell des ewigen Wachstums. Doch nur wenige ziehen die Konsequenzen: Sie verweigern sich dem Konsum – und entdecken dadurch oft neue Werte und Freiheiten.”