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[weekly linkdump, somewhat edited from my delicious]

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Kill Me or Change – “Chin Chih Yang suspends 30,000 aluminum cans—the average number of cans one person throws away over a lifetime—contained in a mesh net suspended 30 feet above ground in a crane which hovers over the audience.”

Player Two – “Based on a YouTube comment”

“They Love Me” Music Video – Black Trump (ft. Jordan Klepper) – “Black Trump drops a new track with lyrics pulled verbatim from actual Donald Trump quotes.”

Trump Sings His Own Praises – “listen to our mashup to find out what his actual singing would be like…”

MeTube 2: August sings Carmina Burana – “For the prequel check MeTube 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2jn_lxrrPg”

Cassetteboy vs Jeremy Hunt – “Jeremy Hunt should stop telling us how reckless and dangerous the Junior Doctors’ strikes are, because trained medical professionals clearly feel his policies are far more reckless and dangerous.”

Zwischenbericht aus Brüssel (142): Schmutziges Türken-Bashing – “Das Europäische Parlament diskutiert über Merkels Türkei-Abkommen. Meine Rede gestern Abend war die einzige, die von links UND rechts Beifall erhielt: je ein Klatscher. Smiley!”

Speechless Speech / DONALD TRUMP – “-created for parody purposes.”

Patti Smith on Getting Bleeped – “When people say fuckin‘ shit, they don‘t think of a big turd, or two people makin‘ it anymore”

Sara (the smuggler) – “This dynamic solo performance by Sara Shelton Mann pays tribute to her iconic and iconoclastic role in Bay Area and international dance history, starting with her years in NYC with Alwin Nikolais and Murray Louis through her decade plus as the choreographer of Contraband to her subsequent collaborations with local and international artists.”

La Nuit Debout célèbre le Nouveau monde de Dvorak – “Mercredi soir, plus de 350 musiciens professionnels et amateurs réunis place de la République à Paris sous la direction de trois chefs d’orchestre ont joué trois mouvements de la symphonie du Nouveau monde.”

Pschit Pschit Banque Banque – Rouen contre la loi “travail” et son monde – 20/04/16 – “Le rassemblement appelé à 17h au Théâtre des arts débouche sur une manifestation. 150 personnes sont présentes. Les manifestants, organisés en conséquence, ravagent de peinture et de messages les banques sur leur passage. “Ni BAC, ni banques” : telle est la devise de la journée.”

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«Pour les autonomes, l’objectif est de rendre visible une guerre invisible» – “Ils tentent d’intégrer leur idéal politique libertaire dans toutes les sphères de leur vie, en faisant en sorte d’être parfaitement autonomes, c’est-à-dire de ne dépendre ni de l’Etat, ni d’un propriétaire, ni d’un employeur pour subsister. Nombreux sont ceux qui vivent en communauté dans des squats où ils cultivent, par exemple, leur nourriture pour se passer d’argent autant que faire se peut.”

DJ SPINNA “Prince Wrote It” B-Sides, Collabo’s & Affiliations – “Honoring Our Most Prolific & Influential Artist PRINCE”

U.S. Labels Switzerland an Internet Piracy Haven – “the decision to place Switzerland on the Watch List this year is premised on U.S. concerns regarding specific difficulties in Switzerland’s system of online copyright protection and enforcement.”

Bitnik Huret – Kunsthaus Langenthal – “What happens, when machines imitate human thinking, emulate creative work and become intelligent? Who acts and who takes responsibility, when humans hand over more and more to algorithms, networks and «intelligent» Systems?”

A majority of millennials now reject capitalism, poll shows – “The Harvard University survey, which polled young adults between ages 18 and 29, found that 51 percent of respondents do not support capitalism. Just 42 percent said they support it.”

Reggie’s Hobbies: Gardening – “Late Late Show bandleader Reggie Watts is excited to walk James through a gardening demo, explaining the steps to go from seed to sprout.”

Interview: David Shrigley – “theft is really the sincerest form of flattery. If people are actually prepared to steal what you do, you should be flattered. But imitation, whatever—you kind of do that without knowing. But theft—if they steal your book from the bookshop, that’s something you should be pleased about.”

National Geographic publishes article on atheism and secularism, but descends into Authoritarian Leftism and slanders against Harris and Dawkins – “National Geographic publishes article on atheism and secularism, but descends into Authoritarian Leftism and slanders against Harris and Dawkins”

Palestinians create seed bank to save their farming heritage in the Holy Land’s hills – “In the birthplace of agriculture, traditional crops are dying out. But one woman has a plan to preserve them”

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Gespräch mit der Autorin Laurie Penny : Überleben im Kapitalismus. Aber lieber ohne ihn. – “Feministin, Antikapitalistin, Nerd: Die britische Autorin und Bloggerin Laurie Penny ist für ihre politischen Essays bekannt. Jetzt hat „die wichtigste feministische Stimme“ Science-Fiction geschrieben. Hilft das bei der „Meuterei“ gegen Patriarchat und Kapitalismus?”

Politik, Populismus und Lüge: Die Krise der Wahrheit – “Die Philosophie der Postmoderne hat uns gezeigt, dass die Wirklichkeit nicht einfach nur real, sondern sozial und sprachlich vorgeprägt ist. Was leider auch dazu geführt hat, dass Wahrheit immer mehr zur Disposition gestellt wird.”

«Les paradis fiscaux ne sont pas qu’une histoire de bons et de méchants» – “Offshore . Après Arles l’an dernier, l’enquête des photographes Paolo Woods et Gabriele Galimberti sur l’évasion des capitaux, visible à Paris, pointe avec distance et ironie un système pernicieux.”

Zu Besuch bei den “Waldmännern” von Bern – “Im Wald bedeutet Zeit nichts. Es wird hell, dann wird es wieder dunkel. Das ist alles”

«Männer, gebt endlich die Bühne frei!» – “Früher provozierte Viv Albertine das Establishment als Gitarristin der legendären Frauenpunkband The Slits. Heute feiert die 61-Jährige in ihrer Autobiografie ein Leben jenseits von Anpassung und Altersmilde.”

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